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‘Kino-pravda’ refers to a film series and a concept of filmmaking. Both the series and the concept originated in post-revolutionary Russia and are associated with Dziga Vertov (Denis Kaufman). In 1922, Vertov was commissioned to produce ‘film newspapers’ for the Soviet government. The films followed the official newspaper, Pravda (‘Truth’),
taking the name Kino-pravda (‘Film-truth’, or ‘Cinetruth’). Vertov theorized an energetic concept of kino-pravda. He believed that documentaries, transforming the look of unstaged scenes with cinematic devices, could remake our relationships to nature, machines, other classes and nations.