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Program

Tsoy
Tsoy
January 23 @ 12:00 am
Streltsov
Streltsov
January 23 @ 6:00 pm
Mara
Mara (The Side Effect)
January 23 @ 6:00 pm
Deeper
Deeper!
January 23 @ 6:00 pm
Space Dogs: Tropical Adventure
January 23 @ 6:00 pm
VGIK Shorts Collection
January 23 @ 6:00 pm
Shtetlers
Shtetlers
January 24 @ 6:00 pm
Good as New
January 24 @ 6:00 pm
Hypnosis
January 24 @ 6:00 pm
Goodbye America
January 25 @ 6:00 pm
Conference
The Conference
January 25 @ 6:00 pm
The Man from Podolsk
January 25 @ 6:00 pm
Sententia
Sententia
January 26 @ 6:00 pm
In Deep Sleep
In Deep Sleep
January 26 @ 6:00 pm
Slava’s Journey: Secrets of Snow
January 27 @ 6:00 pm - January 30 @ 12:00 pm
About Lyolya and Minka
January 27 @ 6:00 pm


Russian Film Week in New York (RFWNY) was co-founded and successfully re-launched by the 501(c) (3) non-profit arts organization, Cherry Orchard Festival Foundation (USA) and Rock Studio Films (Russia) in 2018. This partnership aims to develop a multi-state, annual week-long showcase, in an effort to present independent, commercial, documentary and arthouse Russian films with subtitles to mainstream US audiences.


Over 18 events were presented during the first Russian Film Week in December of 2018, including free and paid screenings, movie premieres, screenings and events for kids, free community events, panels, Q&A discussions with artists and directors, press events, and opening/closing night private/semi-private receptions. In June of 2019, Russian Film Week in New York started a new initiative to promote Russian movies: we presented free screenings of two Russian films (with subtitles) at New York’s Wolfe’s Pond Park in Staten Island, as part of the NY City Council’s Cultural Initiative, supported by New York City Councilman Joseph C. Borelli (district 51).

Recent Posts

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Alexey Uchitel’s Road Trip Movie ‘Tsoy’ to Open Russian Film Week USA

Russian Film Week USA, which runs Jan. 23-29, is expanding its reach as it pivots to an online format, allowing audiences across the U.S. to sample Russia’s latest cinematic output. The event opens with Alexey Uchitel’s surreal road trip movie “Tsoy,” which imagines the aftermath of the fateful 1990 car accident that killed Soviet rock …
 

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Russian Film Week in New York Ends with Box-Office Hit

Russian Film Week in New York ended with the premiere of Klim Shipenko’s psychological thriller Text, TASS reported. According to the co-founder of the festival Irina Shabshis, the organizers wanted the forum to end with a popular feature. At the same time, she noted, the film touched on very serious and deep themes. Irina Shabshis …
 

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В Нью-Йорке открылась неделя российского кино

Фильмом открытия кинофестиваля стала комедия Анны Пармас “Давай разведемся!”
 

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Youth Culture, Cheating Husbands, & Revolution at the Russian Film Week in New York

Featuring indie, popular, documentary and arthouse works, the Russian Film Week in New York presents a side of cinema not often seen today in the US. Running December 6 to the 13th at the SVA Theatre (333 West 23rd Street) the fest features a range of films, along with live Q&As with the directors. “At a time when some want to highlight …
 

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Cherry Orchard Festival Foundation and Rock Studio Films Present 2019 Russian Film Week in New York, December 6 – 13, 2019

Cherry Orchard Festival Foundation (USA) and Rock Studio Films (Russia) are proud to present the 2019 Russian Film Week in New York (RFWNY) - a new film festival celebrating independent and commercial films that represents the dynamic landscape of Russian filmmaking today. The event, which will take place in New York City, December 6-13 at the SVA Theatre (333 W 23rd St), Peter Jay Sharp Theatre and Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre at Symphony Space (2537 Broadway) and the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway (1871 Broadway).
 

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Review: Sobibor

Superficially the story of one of the worst Nazi death camps in the history of the holocaust, this is a story of extraordinary courage. Not only were Nazi death camp victims tortured and worked to death, they were brainwashed into thinking they had no alternative. The power structure was able to exert such terror as …