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 Read more…

See One of Serbia’s Most Beautiful Monasteries from the Sky

You may be familiar with the Serbian monastery called Sopoćani, but I guarantee you have never seen it like this. In this short video, a professional videographer named Dragan Trifunovic gives the viewer wings to see the monastery from the heavens. Accompanied by peaceful music, this video embodies the peace of Sopoćani and surrounding countryside. Sopoćani was built in Read more…

Life Lived Simply

When it comes to life simply lived, no one does it better than the monks and nuns of the Orthodox Church. Committing themselves to a life of prayer, askesis (strict self discipline) and obedience, they live with few possessions and luxuries. The monastic folk song, God’s Love Abides, brings to Read more…