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"Battleship Potemkin" by Sergei Eisenstein

The Battleship Potemkin, is a 1925 silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstein and produced by Mosfilm. It presents a dramatised version of the Battleship Potemkin uprising that occurred in 1905 when the crew of a Russian battleship rebelled against their oppressive officers of the Tsarist regime.

The film is composed of five episodes: "Men and Maggots", in which the sailors protest at having to eat rotten meat; "Drama at the Harbour", in which the sailors mutiny and their leader is killed; "A Dead Man Calls for Justice" in which the leader's corpse is mourned over by the people of Odessa; "The Odessa Staircase", in which Tsarist soldiers massacre the Odessans; and "The Rendez-Vous with a Squadron", in which the squadron ends up joining the sailors' side.

"October: Ten Days that Shook the World" by Sergei Eisenstein

October is a Soviet silent film made in 1927, sometimes referred to simply as October in English. It is a dramatization praising the 1917 October Revolution. October was one of two films commissioned by the Soviet government to honour the tenth anniversary of the October Revolution (the other was Vsevolod Pudovkin's The End of St. Petersburg ). Eisenstein was chosen to head the project due to the international success he had achieved with John Reed's book on the Revolution, Ten Days That Shook The World in 1925. The title is taken from The Battleship Potemkin .

"Man with the carnation" by Nikos Tzimas

The movie based on the real case of the greek communist Niko Belogianni who sent to the firing squad on 1952

Nikos Beloyannis was a Greek communist and resistance leader born in Amalias (Peloponnese, Greece) in 1915. He was jailed in the Akronauplia prison (Nauplion) by the Ioannis Metaxas nationalist regime in the 1930s and transferred to the Germans after the Nazi Occupation of the country (1941). He escaped in 1943 and joined the Ethnikos Laikos Apeleftherotikos Stratos (ELAS) in Peloponnese in the side of Aris Velouchiotis. After becoming Political Commissioner of the Democratic Army of Greece (DSE) during the Greek Civil War he was one of the last to leave the country (1949) after its defeat.

In June 1950 Beloyannis returned to Greece in order to re-establish the Athens organization of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) that had been declared illegal. He was arrested on December 20, 1950 and was taken before a court-martial on charges of violating Compulsory Law 509/1947, which criminalized the Communist Party of Greece (KKE)and as a traitor.

The Beloyannis trial started in Athens on October 19th 1951. In total, 94 people were accused.

Beloyannis denied all accusations and stressed the patriotic nature of his actions during the anti-Nazi resistance (1941-1944), the British intervention (1944-1946) and the Greek Civil War caused by the british and latter the USA intervention (1946-1949). He became globally known as the "Man with the Carnation" and as such he was depicted in a famous Pablo Picasso sketch.

Despite national and international appeals for clemency, the court-martial sentenced Beloyannis and three of his fellows to death. They were taken from the prison of Kallithea early in the morning of Sunday March 30, 1952 and were executed in the Goudi camp.

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