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TO THE MEMORY OF RUINED HOUSES

1988
color
30'37"
Russian

 

Script Y.Ivanov
Director O.Samolevska

 

The cultural policy of the USSR was based on militant atheism. Many national sacred places built in Kyiv Rus were destroyed: Pyrogoscha Church in Podil, Zolotoverkhyi Mykhailivskyi (Golden-domed St. Michael's) Cathedral, Uspenskyi Cathedral (the Assumption Cathedral) in Lavra - and many others.

The award "Bronzova Oranta" ("Bronze Oranta") at the I All-Ukrainian Orthodox Church Film Festival; the honorable diploma of the USSR Union of Filmmakers, 1989.