Below are a variety of resources to assist when using Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: The Writer Who Changed History as part of your curriculum. Note that there is a companion Pinterest site, which continues to post a variety of resource links.
The following videos are in English or have English subtitles.
▹ "Farewell to Cavendish" (58 minutes)
Includes his address to Cavendish Town Meeting March 1994.
▹ "Great Writers: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn" (48 minutes)
Presents the story of the writer’s life, as well as examines the social and political events that influenced their works. This program includes insightful commentary as well as archival documents and rare interviews.
▹ "One Word of Truth" (27 minutes)
Nobel Prize acceptance speech
▹ "Receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature" (8:07 minutes):
Although awarded in 1970, Solzhenitsyn could not claim it in person until 1974
▹ "The Dialogues with Solzhenitsyn" (19 part series in 10 minute lengths)
Alexandre Sokourov interviews Alexandre Solzhenitsyn
▹ "Trilogy" by Sergei Miroshnichenko (Russian with English subtitles)
- "Trilogy I: Live Not by Lies" (56 Minutes, 2001)
- "Trilogy II: On the Final Stretch" (45 Minutes)
- "Trilogy III: The Word" (57 minutes, 2009)
Includes scenes from Solzhenitsyn’s funeral and his widow’s reflections.
▹ One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (47 minutes, 1963)
Bob Hope Presents Chrysler Theater