The Green Patriarch (Documentary)

The Green Patriarch (Documentary)

His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew insists that we must take care of the environment, an insistence that has earned him the title, “The Green Patriarch.” The documentary above shows some of the Ecumenical Patriarch’s endeavors to protect the environment. Just a few minutes into the film, His All Holiness...

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New Documentary Shows Syriac Christians Struggling to Protect Community

New Documentary Shows Syriac Christians Struggling to Protect Community

A new documentary entitled Mountain of Servants tells the story of five Syriac Christians who struggle to protect their small Christian community. Daniel Lombroso, the filmmaker behind the project, said he “hopes this little-known story of the Syriacs makes a difference in how people see the region and its diverse communities.” This documentary...

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Devout: A Documentary

Devout: A Documentary

DEVOUT is a documentary film directed by James Higginson, who captures the lives of monks and devotees living within the monasteries of the Khashuri and Kareli districts, Georgia. This region has the largest concentrated number of monasteries in Georgia whose original construction dates back to the 11th century. Mr. Higginson...

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A Year of Filming on Three Continents to Produce This Documentary on Byzantium

A Year of Filming on Three Continents to Produce This Documentary on Byzantium

Even though the city of Rome fell in the fifth century, the Roman Empire continued in its Eastern lands for hundreds of years. Nowadays, historians call this Eastern Roman Empire by another name — Byzantium or the Byzantine Empire — as an easy means of distinguishing the pagan, Latin-speaking Empire...

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