Get an inside look at the life of Sergei Rachmaninoff, one of Russias most loved composers, in Harvest of Sorrow. The documentary includes Russian and American concert footage, home movies and interviews that reveal both the composer and the private man. The film features readings by Sir John Gielgud and an outstanding soundtrack conducted by Valery Gergiev. Stick around after the screening to discuss Harvest of Sorrow with some fellow cinephiles and music lovers. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Russian Cultural Center, 2337 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-395-3301 or visit www.ourtexas.org. $6 to $8.
Fri., Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m., 2008