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Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History; Susan Carmel Lerhman, Founder.

Our Mission

The Carmel Institute builds lasting connections between Russian and American youth through musical and theater performances, Russian and Soviet film screenings, conferences, student exchanges and trips, and art exhibits. The Institute offers grants to Russian and American students to study in each others' countries.

The Carmel Institute: A Video Introduction


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Spring 2019 Events

Film Screening
13 Februrary 2019
Russian Embassy

  • Stilyagi 
    Film Screening
    NEW DATE: 27 March 2019
    Russian Embassy
  • Prisoner of the Mountains 
    Film Screening
    17 April 2019
    Russian Embassy
A crowd of people at the Stilyagi screening

Arts ·

Counter-Cultural Cool: Valery Todorovsky’s Stilyagi (Hipsters) at the Russian Embassy

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