Groundbreaking New Russian Film about Orthodox Christianity and a Monastery - a Review of 'Holy Archipelago'

Source: Moving to Russia

November 9, 2023

On the same level as ‘Man of God’ (St. Nektarios), or ‘Ostrov’. A breathtaking window into the unexpected Christianity rising in Russia, with a powerful message for the world.​


... In these days of war and foreboding about where the world is heading, everyone is in need of some good news. Unexpectedly, a new 1.5 hour documentary film about a major monastery in Russia gives us just that.

I’m not a movie critic, but I would go so far as to say that this is a very great film, great in its conception, the message it delivers, the timing of that message, its technical mastery and beauty, and what it suggests about the future, not just of Russia, but the whole world.

... Read the rest at Moving to Russia.

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