The TV channel “Spas” will show films about the history of Orthodoxy in Japan, Britain, America and Georgia

    

From 5 to 7 September 2018 on the TV channel “Spas” will be showing four films about the history of Orthodoxy in Japan, Britain, America and Georgia, the website of the Fund Gregory the theologian. Author and presenter — Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev).

The film was shot by order of the Charity Foundation named after Saint Gregory the theologian, with the financial support of the Federal Agency for press and mass communications.

Viewers will see the following films:

“Orthodoxy in Japan”. 5 Sep, 11:00.

The author of the film is Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Director – Vladimir Asmirko. The painting was created by the production center “Svetloyar”.

The film tells about Orthodox Christianity in the land of the rising sun, from the appearance of the first mission to the present day. Viewers will learn about the eminent missionary, the founder of the Japanese Autonomous Orthodox Church – St. Nicholas (Kasatkin).

Tape is illustrated with unique materials, taken during the visit of his Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill in Japan.

    

“Orthodoxy in the British Isles”. 5 September, 17:00. Replay: September 6, 11:00.

Author and presenter – Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Director – Valery shehovtsov. The text reads Sergei Vostretsov. The film is produced by the Foundation of St. Gregory the theologian.

The film tells about the history of Orthodoxy in the British Isles: on the treatment of peoples that inhabited the archipelago, the Christian faith, the establishment of Christian churches on the Islands of Albion before the split between East and West, about the current situation of the Orthodox Church in the UK.

An important place in the feed given to the story of modern theologians and ascetics, which gave Christianity to Britain, such as Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh, Archimandrite Sophronios (Sakharov), Dioknisi Metropolitan Kallistos (ware).

Photo: representative of the Moscow Patriarchate in the USA

“Orthodoxy in America”. 6 Sep, 17:00. Replay: September 7, 11:00.

The author of the film is Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Director – Valery shehovtsov, the text reads Sergei Vostretsov. The painting was created by the production center the “Third Rome Studio”.

In modern America, several large Church jurisdictions and over a thousand Orthodox parishes. But once there was only one Orthodox Church, the Russian Orthodox, or, as it was then called, the Russian Greek-Catholic Orthodox Church.

The film tells about the history and present of Orthodoxy in America, the little-known facts, which are closely associated history of Russia and America, about the life and spiritual heritage of the prominent Orthodox ascetics.

    

“Christianity in Georgia”. 7 September, 17:00.

Author and presenter – Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Director Olga Zhukova. Film created by Studio “neophyte”.

According to the tradition of the Church, when the apostles cast lots, to whom in what country to spread the good news, Georgia had the mother of God, but by the will of the Savior the blessed virgin Mary remained in Jerusalem, and in Georgia went to the Apostle Andrew.

The film tells the story of ancient glory and spiritual life of Georgia. So, already in the II century in the annals of the Christian peoples mentioned “Iberia” – the Georgians, and in the IV century, thanks to the Holy equal to the apostles Nina, enlightener of Georgia, Christianity became the state religion.

Audience will find a story about the main shrines of Iberia – the Robe of the Savior, Mtskheta Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, monastery of St David of Gareji, the monastery of Alaverdi. Viewers also will learn about the modern life of the Georgian mansion.

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