My joy ... (1989)

Documentary №40790, 7 parts, duration: 1:05:30
Production: Sverdlovsk newsreel studio
Director:E. Kvaskova
Camera operators:N. Nikiporenko


The daily questions of genesis are what worries the researcher of ancient Russian culture D. Likhachev, archimandrite Ionaphan, archeologist Yanin and ordinary clergy.

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The sun rises.

Stone idol in the steppe, steppe panoramic landscape, lying on the ground idol.

Rural landscape, lake.

The statue of the archangel with a cross.

Church Service with the future Patriarch Alexy II.

Icon of St.


Newsreel 1920: destruction of the temple.

People ride on a cart loaded with bricks from the wall of the destroyed temple.

Discarded bells lie against the wall.

Children playing in dumped bells.

Transportation removed the bells.

Anti-religious meeting.

Those participants in the meeting.

He spoke.

People are applauding the speaker.

The woman's face.

The woman removes the icon from the wall.

People endure the icon of the apartment.

People with icons in hands down the stairs of a house.

Removal of the icons of the temple.

Burning in the fire icon.

The smiling faces of the people.

Burning icon.

The girl's face.

Burning icon.

People come to the fire of the icons.

Boy with accordion.

Panorama Night anti-religious meeting.

Academician Likhachev DS It is a tree.

Panorama of the walls of Smolensk-Kornilevskoy church.

Interior view of the church (synchronous sound memories DS Likhachev).

Likhachev gives interviews (synchronously).

The building of an abandoned church.

Likhachev gives interviews (synchronously).

Ancient icon.

Likhachev gives interviews (synchronously).

Kind of an abandoned church.

Type the two rural churches.

Kind of ruined church with surviving dome.

Orthodox priest gives interviews (synchronously).

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Calendar: 1920s

Locations: Moscow [820]

Seasons: Winter [823]

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Rural landscape.

Panorama of the monastery walls.

View of the monastery on the banks of the river.

Panorama woods and churches in the distance.

Yellow maple leaves.

Panorama of the forest.

Rural landscapes.

Church on the hill.

Cross on the dome of the church.

View of the chapel.

The crosses on the domes.

View of the cemetery and the church building.

Cross on the dome of the church.

Orthodox church on the river bank.

The branches of a maple.

Academician Likhachev DS gives interviews (synchronously).

Pre-revolutionary Chernuhinskogo Photo Old Believer monastery.

Photos of Old Believers, priests, Old Believer churches and monasteries.

Rural procession.

Old Believer priest gives interviews (synchronously).

Interior view of an Orthodox church.

The priest gives interviews (synchronously).

Service in the old believe temple.

Women light candles at the icons.

Service in the old believe temple.

The priest blesses parishioners cross, people go to Communion.

Key words

Old Believers

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The bell-ringer strikes the bell.

From the church comes the procession.

The bell-ringer strikes the bell.

View from the belfry of the church dome.

View from the top of the temple, the temple is moving past the procession.

Moving procession, held priests in ceremonial garb.

Those participants of the procession.

Priests lead the service at the cemetery.

Pass the priests in ceremonial garb.

Priests come to the temple.

People go to the temple.

Academician Likhachev gives interviews (synchronously).

Rural landscape, the panorama of the Old Believer monastery.

The illustrations and texts of the Old Believers' books.

Women bake communion bread.

Nuns plaster and paint walls.

People are working on the restoration of the temple.

The building of the church in the woods.

The trunks of the trees, the bell tower in the woods.

Nun sculpts dough communion bread.

Master cleans stucco ceiling.

Panorama ceiling moldings.

View of the complex of church buildings (above).

A priest with a censer and a candle in his hand standing in front of the icon.

Unfold the Royal Doors of the altar, the priest prays, the general form of the iconostasis.

Icon of St.



Spiridon tells about the sequence of religious rites during a conversation with a young priest (synchronously).

Panorama of the temple complex (top).

Burning candle before the icon of the Savior.

Kind of underground cells Rev.


Lighted candles in church.

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Archimandrite of the Holy Dormition Kiev-Pechersk Lavra Jonathan talks about the underground caves and monastery are in their shrines (synchronously).

Interior view of the underground caves.

Archimandrite Jonathan gives interviews (synchronously).

Myrrh-Streaming Icon of the Heads.

Hand with a burning candle.

Archimandrite Jonathan gives interviews (synchronously), shows the vessel with the Head of the Myrrh-streaming.

View of the Head of the Myrrh-streaming in the vessel.

Nun enters the cave, cross in front of the icons.

The monk lights a candle before the icon.

Burning candle before the icon.

Pass people with candles in their hands.

Archimandrite Jonathan holds a vessel with the head of the Myrrh-streaming and gives interviews (synchronously).

Burning candle before the icon.

Pass people with candles in their hands.

Burning candle before the icon.

People light candles and place.

Panorama of the buildings of the monastery.

Rural landscape with the Orthodox Church.

Type of building an Orthodox church.

Rural landscape.

Water in a river.

Panorama of Orthodox churches.

Types of Orthodox churches.

Cross on the dome of the church.

Academician Likhachev said about religion (synchronously).

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Solemn Liturgy in the Orthodox Church.

Women light candles.

Continuation of the solemn service.

Icon of the Holy Virgin on the iconostasis.

Bishop blesses parishioners worship continues.

Interior view of the altar.

Bishop prays skyline, the inside of the temple.

Those parishioners.

Image of Christ in the dome of the temple.

Academician Likhachev gives interviews (synchronously).

Interior view of workshop iconographer.

Monk says the image of Christ the Savior.

Icon of Christ the Savior, candles before the icon.

The icon painter at work.

Hand icon painter.

View shop, brushes and paint.

The monk-painter gives interviews (synchronously).

Key words


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The icon of the Virgin.

Fragments of icons, images of saints.

Academician Likhachev gives interviews (synchronously).

Women embroidered patterns on the front chasuble the priest.

Gold embroidery on chasuble.

Ancient ceremonial robe embroidered with gold and ornaments.

Embroidered robes of saints.

Icons with images of saints.

Novices restore salary icons.

General view of the inner restoration workshop, restorers at work.

Hand worked as a restorer.

Recovery of color image.

Face restorer.

Restorer at work.

Art restorers in workshop restore mosaic icons.

Murals on the walls of the temple, a restorer working on one of the frescoes.

Damaged fresco of time.

Fragments of frescoes.

Face of the Savior under a layer of plaster.

Archaeologist V. Yanin gives interviews (synchronously).

Restoration of a birch-bark letters.

Restorer at work.

Workers carry the stretcher to the ground during excavations in Novgorod.

Archaeologists studying the plan of the excavation.

General view of excavated monastery in Novgorod.

Academician Likhachev said about the problems of preservation of Russian culture (synchronously).

Books on the shelves in his study Likhachev.

Likhachev gives interviews (synchronously).

Key words


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Newsreel, 1988: opening of the monument to Sergius of Radonezh Radonezh.

Those people who were present at the opening ceremony of the monument.

People are holding the icon of St.

Sergius of Radonezh.

People at the opening of the monument to Sergius of Radonezh.

People's faces.

People are applauding the speaker at the ceremony.

The priests applauded.

The man's face.

People talk with the priest.

People's faces.

A man stands with an icon in his hands.

People stand at the foot of the monument.

Fragments of icons, images of saints.

Autumn trees at the walls of the monastery.

View of an Orthodox church.

Rural landscapes with churches, Roman monk sings a song (synchronously).

Buildings Orthodox churches.

View of the domes and walls of the monastery.

Type of interior painting of the dome of the Orthodox church.

Monument to Sergius of Radonezh Radonezh.

Types of monasteries (the top).

View of the island on which the monastery (the top).

Calendar: 1988

Locations: Moscow region [788]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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