USSR, 1967
Length: 10'
Director: Artavazd Pelechian

Pelechian’s official filmography begins precisely with this film: Beginning, which chronicles the historical events that changed the course of the century following the monumental October Revolution of 1917. Employing an eclectic mixture of photographs, studio shots and documentary footage and experimenting with the editing, Pelechian emphatically registers our recent history that has been marked by an extraordinary number of uprisings and bloodsheds. Beginning is a symbolic representation of the revolutionary movement.