What is ‘Byzanfest’ and what’s the purpose of this festival?

What is ‘Byzanfest’ and what’s the purpose of this festival?

Watch now  Chris Vlahonasios, founder of the ‘Byzanfest’, at his interview to Pemptousia talks about the festival and its purpose. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America . It...

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Byzanfest 2019 Global Launch

Byzanfest 2019 Global Launch

By Chris Vlahonasios   Get ready for the world’s biggest film festival dedicated solely to Eastern Orthodox Christian filmmakers. Going live on Sunday 21st July, Byzanfest is free and on-demand. Submissions came from all over the world including: Greece, Serbia, Romania, Georgia, USA, Canada and even Australia. They were all...

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Orthodox Christian Film Makers – Join Byzanfest

Orthodox Christian Film Makers – Join Byzanfest

Watch Films From Past Festivals. Orthodox Christian Network is a proud Communications Partner. Byzanfest 2015: Two Orthodox monks with two different hobbies Transfigure Media is now ACCEPTING ENTRIES FOR 2019 Entry Form Open to all Orthodox Christian-focused filmmakers. We want to share your vision with the world and spread the...

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BECOMING TRULY HUMAN DOCUMENTARY IN SELECT THEATERS!

BECOMING TRULY HUMAN DOCUMENTARY IN SELECT THEATERS!

TICKETS ON SALE NOW for “BECOMING TRULY HUMAN’ in SELECT THEATERS, NOV 8th and 9th. Click Here to find showings and get tickets. BECOMING TRULY HUMAN is a documentary that looks at the rise of the “nones,” or those with no religious affiliation. As of 2015, surveys report that this growing...

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Video about Monasteries in Romania

Video about Monasteries in Romania

Have you ever wondered why people become monks and nuns? In her graduation film from Coventry University, Brindusa Ioana Nastasa (Grapefruit Productions) captures 10 intimate interviews with various monastics throughout Romania. Filmed in Romanian, and with English subtitles, Behind the Monastery Walls presents an honest and respectful insight to an...

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Watch the Documentary PISTEVO “I Believe” — The sacred theology of Iconography Comes to Life

Watch the Documentary PISTEVO “I Believe” — The sacred theology of Iconography Comes to Life

PISTEVO “I believe”, is a stunning 17-minute film packed with vivid imagery depicting the life of Jesus Christ and His saints. The independent documentary depicts a community coming together to complete the centuries-old mission of iconography at the Greek Orthodox Church of our Saviour in Rye, NY. Iconography, the centuries-old...

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St. Katherine Film Series Highlights Smyrna Documentary & ISIS Threat

St. Katherine Film Series Highlights Smyrna Documentary & ISIS Threat

  ST. KATHERINE FILM SERIES HIGHLIGHTS SMYRNA DOCUMENTARY & ISIS THREAT “SMYRNA:  DESTRUCTION OF A COSMOPOLITAN CITY,” a documentary film directed by Maria Iliou in English/Greek subtitles, will be shown free to the public on Friday, February 20, at 7 p.m., in the St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church Cultural Hall,...

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Byzanfest 2015: A World-Wide Event

Byzanfest 2015: A World-Wide Event

Are you a filmmaker? A film buff? Then you’ve got to check out Byzanfest. It’s one of the most unique events around as it’s an online short-film festival. They’re films which must show innovation, originality, and creativity. The best part – they’re all made by Orthodox filmmakers! Byzanfest, now in...

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An Orthodox Christian App Designer

An Orthodox Christian App Designer

Apps have become a booming market with the expansion of smartphone use. Like the internet generally, as well as social media, there needs to be an Orthodox presence in this field. In this episode of The Moving Icon, Chris Vlahonasios interviews Joachim Vesely, an Orthodox app designer and filmmaker who...

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Russian Orthodox Leaders Object to Award-Winning Film “Leviathan,” Call for Creation of “Orthodox Hollywood”

Russian Orthodox Leaders Object to Award-Winning Film “Leviathan,” Call for Creation of “Orthodox Hollywood”

“Leviathan,” a Russian film which is a modern-day retelling of the story of Job, has received international critical acclaim, winning the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film on January 11, and receiving a nomination for an Oscar in the “Best Foreign Film” category. The movie also garnered the prestigious Best...

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