Holy Volga. (First film). (1991)

Film-document №47133 6 parts to collection Price category G

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Producer Film studio Otechestvo

Director: A. Vasiljev

Operators: D. Balashov, V. Kuzjmin, Yu. Shipovskij


The film is about the ecological state of the Volga River (from the source to the Oka).

Reel №1

Landscapes of the Volga River and the coast.

Movement of vessels.


City views: Tver, Kalyazina, Uglich, Cherepovets, Rybinsk, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, St.


Villages, towns on the banks of the Volga.

Photos settlements flooded during the construction of the reservoir Ivankovskoye.

Kalinin nuclear power plant.

Construction of a nuclear power plant in Kostroma.

Photos flooded temples.

The flooded bell tower of St.

Nicholas Cathedral in Kalyazine.

Industrial landscapes.

Gorky and Kostroma reservoir.

Marshlands and wetlands.

Trees in the water.

Purification plant.

Oka River.

The bridge across the Oka River.

Entry into Diveevsky monastery.

Interview V. Krupin, father Alex (Zlobina), father Valeri, V. Trostnikova, B. Cherkassky and other (synchronous).

Horodnia village.

Church of Nativity.

Anniversary of the church.

Present Patriarch Alexy II. Patriarch performs the rite of blessing of the waters.

The procession.

Key words

Environmental protection. Water management. Energy. Christianity. River transport and road. City. Rural settlements. Villages.