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Screening: The Man With a Movie Camera

Vertov's 1929 masterpiece, named best documentary film of all time by the British Film Institute.

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Carmel Institute Awards and Courses

The Carmel Institute offers a wide range of financial support for study in Russia.

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Video Introduction to the Carmel Institute

The Carmel Institute promotes greater understanding of Russian culture's versatility and richness among US students.

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Recent News

Tracing Russia's Influence on Music and Art

December 14, 2015

Carmel Institute collaboration with the Library of Congress for a cross-cultural exhibition in Saint Petersburg featured in Beyond the Headlines article by Irina Kruzhilina. Read more.

James Symington — Knight of Detente

December 14, 2015

Carmel Institute Founder and Advisory Committee Chair Susan Carmel Lehrman speech at ARCCF Gala in Washington, D.C. quoted in article by Sergei Moskalev for the Voice of America Russia 14 (article in Russian). Read more.

Study Abroad Opportunities

Study in Russia Grants for 2016-2017

Apply by February 24, 2016

The Carmel Institute will select students for grants covering a range of study abroad and language acquisition programs. Please see Study Abroad page for details.

2016 Summer Trip: Musical Russia from Glinka to Jazz

Dates and application deadline TBA.

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