I. VIDEOS IN ENGLISH
A not-to-be-missed adventure for all lovers of Russian arts, culture, history, monasticism and the Orthodox Church, this superbly-crafted video depicts the exquisite and awesome beauty and current life of the most important monastery and spiritual center in Russia. Prepared for the 600th anniversary (in 1992) of the repose of the founder of the monastery, St. Sergius of Radonezh, beautiful video footage is combined with a well-integrated English narration that explains the history, buildings and icons of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra Monastery, from its founding in the 1340's until today.
exterior and interior views of the four main churches and other structures;
excellent aerial views;
the bell-ringers in the bell-tower;
and sacred and secular art objects in the monastery museum.
Shows the procession of hierarchs and other footage of the feast-day celebration.
[English narration in this Russian production.]