This book and movie project will send its creators throughout Russia to capture the life stories of individuals born in the Russian Empire in 1917.
The Children of 1917 will offer an amazing journey through time, in which together we will learn about the lives of some remarkable survivors: Russians who not only were born in that tumultuous 1917, but who then lived through Civil War, industrialization, collectivization, Stalinism, World War II, the Cold War, Khrushchev, the era of Stagnation, the collapse of the USSR, and the turn of the twenty-first Century.
Despite all the horrors and difficulties, they grew up, fell in love, created families, raised children of their own.
Thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign through Kickstarter, this incredible documentary project is now going ahead full steam. But you can still back the project at the Co-Pilot level, which includes: