Posts by Chris Vlahonasios

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Stephan Robinson and the Three Wise Men

In this episode, Chris Vlahonasios interviews Orthodox filmmaker Stephan Robinson, whose short video pitching a film about the Three Wise Men is currently…

Oct 23, 2014
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Cultural Persecution of Displaced Christians

In this episode, Chris Vlahonasios takes on the topic of the persecution of Christians around the world, but especially in the Middle East. He discusses…

Oct 18, 2014
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Russian movie, The Priest

“The Priest” (Russian: Поп) is a 2009 Russian drama directed by Vladimir Khotinenko. It tells a little-known story from the German occupation…

Sep 24, 2014
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Saints Cyril and Methodius – The Apostles of the Slavs

Hollywood doesn’t make many big-budget films of holy people, and when they do, it’s usually a dog’s breakfast. However, an exciting docudrama project…

Sep 18, 2014
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Moving Icon: All These Flowers

In this episode of Moving Icon, Chris Vlahonasios interviews Kevin Bryce, the Orthodox filmmaker of the documentary “We are Superman.” Chris…

Sep 17, 2014
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WOAH What a Night!

In this episode of Moving Icon, Chris interviews Michael Lujan, one of the organizers of the recent Wondrous Orthodox Arts Happening (WOAH), which took…

Aug 21, 2014
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WOAH, that’s awesome! An Orthodox Arts and Media event on August 7th

WOAH! is about bringing together Orthodox artists and art lovers for celebration, fellowship, and to provide an organized, artistic witness for the public…

Aug 02, 2014
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We weave what we loom: Textile arts in the 21st Century

In this episode, Chris has a conversation with Kyriaki Fuss about her expression of art in the area of textiles, including knitting and embroidery. Kyriaki…

Jul 18, 2014
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Love Story: an Orthodox Film by Shawnee Smith

Shawnee Smith, Charlie Sheen’s co-star on Anger Management, makes her directorial debut in Orthodoxy: A Love Story. It’s a film that travels across…

Jul 14, 2014
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The Moving Icon: Primetime Blush

Sex in the media is nothing new: look at Canterbury Tales or Shakespeare’s plays. We’re constantly bombarded by references in music, print and online,…

Jun 07, 2014
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The Moving Icon: Orthodox Blockbusters

In this episode, we learn about the Japanese/Russian Orthodox film “Priest San,” starring Pyotr Mamonov from “Ostrov” and American…

May 17, 2014
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Touching the Hem of God: the Work of Angelica Sotiriou

Visual artist Angelica Sotiriou creates abstract-surreal, contemplative works of art that reflect on her personal relationship with the Divine. In this…

May 03, 2014