Oksana Bulgakowa, Professor of Film Studies at the Gutenberg University in Mainz, is a Moscow-born scholar who lives in Berlin. She published several books on Russian and German cinema (Sergei Eisenstein: Three Utopias. Architectural drafts for a Film Theory, 1996; FEKS – The Factory of Eccentric Actors, 1997; The Adventures of Doctor Mabuse in the Country of Bolsheviks, 1995; The White Rectangle. Kazimir Malevitch on Film, 1997 (English Edition 2002); Sergej Eisenstein. A Biography. German Edition 1998; English edition 2003, Russian edition 2017; Factory of Gestures, Moscow 2005; The soviet hearing eye: Cinema and its sense organs, Moscow 2010; Voice as a cultural phenomenon, 2015), directed films (Stalin – a Mosfilmproduction, 1993; The Different Faces of Sergei Eisenstein, 1998), curated exhibits and developed multimedia projects (a website The Visual Universe of Sergei Eisenstein, Daniel Langlois-Foundation, Montreal, 2005; DVD „Factory of Gestures. On Body Language in Film, Stanford Humanities Lab, 2008, Eisenstein: My Art in Life for Google Arts &Culture ). She taught at the Humboldt University and Free University, Berlin, Stanford, Berkeley and the International Film School in Cologne.