Born in 1898 in Riga, died in 1948 in Moscow. One of the greatest geniuses in the history of cinema, admired not only for his feature films, but also for his texts on the theory of film, mainly on editing. Author of the concepts of the so-called intellectual editing and editing attraction, master of propaganda cinema, true believer in revolutionary social and formal ideas. He introduced his wonderful theories in sound films, too, for example when cooperating with Prokofiev on Alexander Nevsky or making the opera-style Ivan the Terrible.
1925 Stachka / Strike
1925 Bronienosiec Potiomkin / The Battleship Potemkin
1928 Oktyabr / Ten Days That Shocked the World
1933 Da zdravstvuyet Meksika! / ¡Que viva Mexico!
1938 Aleksandr Newskij / Alexander Nevsky
1944 Iwan Groznyj / Ivan the Terrible