The goal of the BOSFILM organization is to
produce and show films about the Russian immigration to America. Throughout the
last several decades, hundreds of thousands of Russian speaking
peoples emigrated from the Soviet Union, and later, from the newly formed
independent countries of the former USSR to America.
Many of these peoples lead a complex life
prior to emigration. They warred, suffered from anti-Semitism, Stalinism,
countrywide stupidity and endured many other hardships. At the same time,
Russian emigrants were raised with the great traditions of Russian culture and
are highly educated individuals. Russian immigration in America is the junction
of two cultures, two means of life. It is an alloy of Western civilization
and Russian culture.
The experiences of these people are of
colossal interest and importance to history. The language of cinematography,
unlike any another, is capable of immortalizing these people and their
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to participate in our projects.100% of our profit if it occurs goes for our new
productions. Support our projects!
Boston premiere of
new Ekaterina Eremenko film
COLORS OF MATH
DARKNESS, an Academy Award nominee for
Best Foreign Language Film now playing at the Kendall Square Cinema, is
based on the true story of Leopold Socha (Robert Wieckiewicz), a sewer
worker and petty thief in Nazi occupied Poland who hides a group of Jews
trying to escape the liquidation of the ghetto by securing them in the
labyrinth of the town's sewers. Director Agnieszka Holland has written an
exclusive letter to Film Club members about her desire to create an intense
and enriching journey for viewers.
2 January 2011, 4:30 PM RTVi broadcasted a program RETRO-KVN from Boston.
This program was taped and edited for TV by Bosfilm. Two teams "Harward and
Co." and "University Brandeis" took place in the program.
(Bosfilm, 2006) was screened on May 7in Village East
Cinemas, Manhattan, NY during New York International Independent Film and
Video Festival. We consider our film a political and
artistic response to Palestinian film "Paradise now"
which won both Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Awards in 2006 and
nominated for Oscar. NYIIFVF is the largest independent film festival
December 22 at 5:40 PM Newton Cable TV channel 15 RCN and 10 Comcast
a short documentary film
"WE LOVE ISRAEL" produced by Bosfilm.
(Bosfilm, 2001, 17 min)
received a Finalist Award and Diploma at the regional "North East Festival",
which took place in October 2005 in Vermont. Altogether about 450 tapes were
submitted for competition from New England and New-York in 22 categories.
May 19, 2005 our
received four Awards at
NewTV Red Carper Award Ceremony 2005: Red Carpet Award for
in Field Production,
Red Carpet Award of Excellence for Most Interesting Field Production,
Red Carpet Award of
Excellence for Best Field Production and BEST OF SHOW
Congratulation to all who took part in production of this film. The Ceremony
was broadcasted live on cable TV.
The film “AffittareAppartamento”
(Bosfilm, 2001, 17 min), about the experience of
Russian immigrants in Italy in the 1980's, can be viewed (128 Kbps) or
downloaded on to your computer (11 MB). High quality version
(285 KB/sec, 32 MB) is also available - “AffittareAppartamento”
On May 14 2005 Bosfilm producers, actors, screenwriters and friends all who
help up to produce our movies celebrated 5 years birthday of the studio on
the ship "Odyssey.". Festival of specially created short films was shown
during the celebration.
Something about us
(Albright Film, New Jersey, Bosfilm, 2005, 15 min)
Russian-language kids making movie about their parents. This film was edited
on Bosfilm. It was officially selected and screened
January 15, 2005
the 3-rd annual film festival Red Shift in New York.
18 2004 at 6:30 PM Newton Cable TV channel 15 RCN and 10 Comcast broadcasted
fiction film "Affittare
about the Italian period of Russian
in the 1980's. The action of film is occurred in town of Ladispoli, Italy,
which thousands of Russian Jews passed through in their journey to America. Film
has Russian and English subtitles.
premier of the film First Generation,
Person (Pervoe pokolenie ot
a Russian-language documentary (60 min.) about three age
groups of young Russian immigrants will
at 7:30 PM at West Newton Cinema. Directed by Masha Gershteyn and Natalie Foshko featuring
children and young adults from the New England
June 20, 2004, the Russian community of Boston organized a march and rally
called "Boston for Israel." Despite many
pro-Palestinian activists, anti-Zionist Orthodox Jews,
and neo-nazis to
protest and impede
both the walk and the rally, more than a thousand Israel supporters
paritcipated in this event. You can
watch or download Bosfilm's coverage at the links below. (23 min.)
April 29th, 2004 the West Newton Cinema was hosting Red Shift,
a New York festival celebrating the best in Russian-American cinematography.
The festival includes films such as "Video Log" a film about Komar and
Melamide directed by A. and D. Bloomis, "Stalin's Wife" directed by Slava
Tsukerman as well as other short films and cartoons. This festival has
received critical acclaim on the New York circuit and we were delighted to
have the opportunity to show it in Boston. Guests from New York director of
the Red Shift festival Yuriy Gavrilenko, moviemakers Darya Zhuk and Dmitry
Rozin to introduce their works. This program was cosponsored by NewtonTAB
On January 15th, 2004, the film "Private
Chronicals. Monologue"was shown at West Newton Cinema with the
permission of its directors and the film studio Vertov & Co, Moscow.
This film is the culmination of six years of editing over 5000 hours of tape
and is meant to represent the life of a typical representative from the USSR
Bosfilm will soon release a
compilation of footage and interviews which includes the unveiling of
the Harvard Square memorial dedicated to the puppeteer of Cambridge; Igor
Fokin, the presentation of a book dedicated to Russian immigrant and
philanthropist Margaret Freeman-Zarudny, as well as an art show featuring
the works of sculptor Konstantine Simuna etc.
"Day Care Graduation Ceremony" - a
film documenting the graduation ceremony of the "American-European
Child Care Center", which took place on the 1st of June 2003. 50 min. Look fragment.
BOSFIL'M sponsored and made possibe the
production of the film in memory of Peter Goodrich, who was tragically
killed on September 11th 2001, at the age of 33 years on board United
Airlines flight 175, which flew into the World Trade Center in New York
city. This film premiered on September 28th 2001 at the
Kresge Auditorium of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
during the memorial service in
Peter's memory .