On the wide Volga № 11 The road to the temple. (1989)

Newsreel №58589, 2 parts, duration: 0:09:20
Production: Kazan newsreel studio
Director:M. Razbezhkina
Camera operators:A. Privin
Other authors:D. Hohlov


A special issue of the newsreel dedicated to the revival of Orthodoxy in the Tatar ASSR, the participation of the Orthodox Church in public life and the problem of the restoration of Orthodox churches and monasteries.

Reel №1

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Interior view of St.

Nicholas Cathedral in Kazan.

Candles in front of the icon of the Mother of God.

The solemn Liturgy in St.

Nicholas Cathedral.

The faces of the clergy.

The priest conducts the service.

Faces of parishioners.

The rite of consecration of wine and the communion cup.

The priests in the altar are alternately applied to the veil of the chalice.

Choral singing of prayers, the hierodeacon conducts the choir of parishioners.

The priest reads a sermon (synchronously).

The clergy are heading to the exit to make a procession around the temple.

Solemn liturgy at the entrance to the temple.

The abbot's face.

The hand and face of the regent conducting the church choir.

A solemn prayer service at the entrance to the temple.

The ceremony of laying funeral wreaths by the clergy at the memorials of the heroes of the Great Patriotic War, the clergy at one of the memorials.

Arrival of the hierarchs of the Orthodox Church at the meeting of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Tatar ASSR.

A sign at the entrance to the government building.

Clergymen during a conversation with representatives of the authorities and the administration on culture, morality, ecology, the faces of the participants of the conversation.

A pleasure boat goes along the Volga.

Priests and monks on board the ship during a pilgrimage trip to the island of Sviyazhsk.

The faces of the clergy.

The ship goes along the Volga.

Residents of Sviyazhsk greet pilgrims with bread and salt.

Pilgrims go to the monastery.

Clergymen on the streets of the city talk with local residents.

Pilgrims pass by the walls of the monastery.

The open gates of the monastery.

The clergy in the Assumption Cathedral before the service.

The faces of the parishioners gathered for the service, a view of one of the walls of the cathedral, decorated with frescoes.

Pre-revolutionary photo of the Theotokos-Assumption Monastery in Sviyazhsk.

Photos of Orthodox churches and monasteries of Kazan and its environs at the beginning of the 20th century.

There is a construction of students of a special technical school located on the territory of the Raifa monastery, a view of the bell tower without a cross.

The destruction of ancient masonry with a pneumatic hammer in the Semiozersk monastery.

View of one of the temples of the Assumption Monastery, where there is a psychiatric hospital.

Types of dilapidated buildings of Orthodox churches and monasteries.

Crooked crosses and domes of one of the abandoned Orthodox churches.

Calendar: 1989

Locations: The Republic of Tatarstan [752]

Seasons: Summer [824] Spring [825] Winter [823]

Reel №2


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