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BELLS

1987
color
21'16"
Russian

Script V.Mindlin
Director S.Losiev

 

 

The film is dedicated to the 1000th anniversary of Baptizing Kyiv Rus.
A story, blessed by Patriarch of Moscow and whole Russia Pimen, about ceremonial ringing of bells in Orthodox temples of Russia, about Kyiv hills' sanctification by apostle Andriy Pervozvannyi (Andrew the First Called), about Baptizing of Kyiv Rus by Prince Volodymyr, equal to apostle, and about founding of Kyiv-Pechersk Monastery and Sophia Kyivska (St. Sophia's Cathedral in Kyiv). There is also a story about Sviato-Danylivskyi Monastery (St. Daniel's Monastery) in Moscow and Pskovo-Pecherskyi Monastery located in the northwest of Russia.