Veniamin Smekhov reads Who to be? by Vladimir Mayakovsky
“Once upon a time, in the heart of the city, there was a huge library in a building called Brera. One day the library began to read.”
Veniamin Smekhov is a Russian documentary film, theatre and film actor and director.
Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893 – 1930), a key exponent of the Russian Futurist movement, was one of the signatories of the Futurist Manifesto. Mayakovsky produced a substantial and varied corpus of works in the course of his career, writing poetry, writing and directing plays and appearing in films, as well as editing the art magazine LEF.