Film Events

A full listing of film events hosted by the Russian American Cultural Center.
  • The only international forum presenting films by Russian émigré filmmakers, with a focus on the immigrant experience and the search for a new cultural identity.
  • Sunday, October 22, 2017, 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College
  • Presented in collaboration with the Russian and Slavic Studies Program, Hunter College, CUNY
  • Sunday, March 26, 2017 | 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College
  • An explosive combination of highly personal moral drama and a scathing portrait of a country in which corruption and greed seem to be the only shared values left.
  • Friday, December 9, 2016 | 6:45 PM
  • Hunter College, City University of New York
  • A poignant feature-length documentary about family, friendship and gay rights, co-directors Allie Humenuk and Amy Geller
  • Sunday, November 13, 2016 | noon
  • SVA Theater
  • Highly anticipated annual film festival presented by RACC in collaboration with the Russian and Slavic Studies Program, Hunter College, CUNY.
  • Sunday, March 6, 2016, 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College
  • Presented in collaboration with the Russian and Slavic Studies Program, Hunter College, CUNY
  • Saturday, March 5, 2016
  • Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College
  • Presented by Russian American Cultural Center, in collaboration with the Russian and Slavic Studies Program, Hunter College, CUNY.
  • Saturday, November 1, 2014
  • Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College
  • presented by RACC in collaboration with the Russian and Slavic Studies Program, Hunter College, CUNY.
  • Sunday, November 2, 2014 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College
  • Watch live shows from Moscow theatres
  • starting Nov 2013
  • Live from Moscow
  • The Russian American Cultural Center is pleased to announce opening of The Fourth International Russian Émigré & Israeli-Russian Film Festival.
  • November 10, 2013 to January 28, 2014
  • Tribeca Film Center
  • The fifth annual Architecture & Design Film Festival returns to Tribeca Cinemas with its most ambitious and exciting program to date.
  • October 16, 2013 to October 20, 2013
  • Tribeca Cinemas
  • A documentary project by Director Slava Tsukerman and Producer Regina Khidekel.
  • January 8, 2013
  • The Russian American Cultural Center in New York established the world’s largest and unique Annual Israeli Russian Film Festival.
  • December 16, 2012
  • Tribeca Film Center
  • Fate of Artists in Soviet Russia: Screening and Discussion of Art Documentaries.
  • November 16, 2012 to March 14, 2013
  • See details
  • Cross-cultural initiative sponsored by Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz for the first time in the history of our community!
  • September 5, 2012
  • Kingsborough Community College, Performing Arts Center
  • Join us for an exciting and unequaled celebration of Israeli-Russian culture!
  • December 11, 2012 to January 12, 2013
  • Tribeca Film Center
  • Myn Bala is the story of young Sartai, a Kazakh teenager faced with a ten-year war, his first love, and betrayal.
  • 2011
  • For the 10th year in a row, New Yorkers will have an opportunity to watch the best of modern Russian cinematography.
  • December 6, 2010
  • American Premiere of the Film, "A Trap for the Ghost" by Rustam Ibragimbekov.
  • November 16, 2010
  • Tribeca Film Center
  • The Russian American Cultural Center, in collaboration with the Office of Cultural Affairs, Consulate General of Israel in New York.
  • October 31, 2010
  • Tribeca Film Center
  • This year the festival will include a varied program of new documentaries by filmmakers in Russia and the Russian Diaspora in the US.
  • September 30, 2010 to October 3, 2010
  • Tribeca Cinemas
  • Theatrical Release of Documentary Film by David Hoffman.
  • March 14, 2008
  • IFC Film Center
  • Dr. Semyon Pinkhasov, "Art Under Dictatorship: I’m not Jordano Bruno, Judge Not, Music Made on Thursday."
  • March 12, 2008 to April 28, 2008
  • Russian Bookstore No. 21
  • Art during Dictatorship: Art Documentaries Series, by Semyon Pinkhasov.
  • November 7, 2007
  • The Harriman Institute
  • Film screening and Q/A session with Boris Frumin, the director of the movie, "Undercover" (2006).
  • May 30, 2007
  • The Jewish Community Center in Manhattan