Freedom of conscience. On the situation of religions in the USSR (1982)

Documentary №8654, 3 parts, duration: 0:30:02
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Kopalin V.
Camera operators:Zavyalov G., Kopalin V.
Text authors:Nikolaev L.


A review film about religion in the USSR and the International conference of the religion public figures of 1982.

Temporary description:

City of Moscow. World Conference of religious leaders (1982) advocates the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Pimen. Participants lay a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Church services in Orthodox, Catholic, Buddhist temples, Muslim mosques, Jewish synagogues, the house of prayer of Christians-Baptists in the following cities: Moscow, Tbilisi, Tallinn, Vilnius, Sergiev Posad, Ulan-Ude. Believers pray, priests read prayers, perform church ceremonies of baptism, communion, wedding in the cathedral Svetitskhoveli in Mtskheta (Georgia). Armenia, Echmiadzin. Catholicos of All Armenians Vazgen I and clerics hold serve in one of the temples. Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II conducts the service in Slonskom Patriarchal Cathedral. Uspensky Orthodox nunnery in Pyuhtitse, near the city of Tallinn, the Trinity-Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad, Moscow region.

Reel №1

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Landscape of central, river - LS.

Birch Grove - MS.

The Kremlin wall, people go to the grave of the Unknown Soldier - LS., PNRM.; Lay flowers at the Tomb - MS.

Eternal flame burns - CU.

Moscow - LS., PNRM.

One of the streets of the capital - MS., PNRM.

Collection of the World Conference of religious leaders - LS., MS., CU., PNRM.

Said the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Pimen - LS.

By religious leaders, the participants listened to - MS., CU.

Embankment of the Moscow River - MS.

Metro bridge across the Moscow River - MS., Departure.

Kalinin Avenue - LS., PNRM.

The central streets of Moscow - LS.

Square in front of the Bolshoi Theater - MS.

The artist works on location - MS.

The picture on the easel - CU.

Churches, cathedrals - LS., MS., CU., PNRM.

Believers to worship in the Orthodox Church (background prayer, choir) - LS., MS., CU.

Worship on the day of the Holy Trinity - LS., MS.

Church altar - LS., PNRM.

Church, minaret, other ancient monuments of Samarkand - LS., CU., PNRM.

People in the old narrow streets of Samarkand - MS.

Ancient arch, decorated with mosaics - CU., PNRM.

Muslim faithful in the holy place in the Shah-i-Zinda - LS., PNRM.

Children at the monument of the Uzbek poet Alisher Navoi - LS., PNRM.

People on the streets of Tashkent - LS., MS., PNRM.

Ancient mosque in Tashkent - LS.

From the mosque muezzin call the faithful to prayer (in Uzbek) - MS., LS.

Muslims pray in the mosque - CU., LS., PNRM.

Arch over the entrance to the mosque - CU.

Believers out of the mosque after the prayer - MS.

People on the streets of Tashkent - MS.

Tashkent area - LS., Departure.

Fountain - CU.

Young people walk around the fountains - MS.

Street Mountains.

Ulan-Ude - LS.

People on the street - CU., MS.

Mature buryatka - CU.

Buddhist Temple - different., PNRM.

Settlement near a Buddhist temple - MS.

Believers-buryatka twist prayer wheels - MS., LS.

People go to a Buddhist temple - MS., PNRM.

Reel №2

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Buddhist Temple (inside view) - CU., PNRM.

Painting on the wall of the temple - CU.

Pray for believers - LS.

A sculpture of Buddha in the temple - MS., CU.

A priest at the altar rings the bell, another servant to the drum beats - CU., MS.

Clerics played trumpet - MS., LS., PNRM.

The old man praying - CU.

Buddhist temple altar - CU.

Near the temple the ritual exorcism - MS., CU., LS.

Sunset over the forest - LS.

CU.ysha Buddhist temple - CU.

Prayer House of Evangelical Christians-Baptists in Moscow - LS., PNRM.

Baptists listen to the preacher - LS., CU., PNRM.

Preacher says (synchronously) - CU., LS.

Perform the ritual of "CU.escheniya by faith» - MS., LS., PNRM.

Look present at the ceremony CU.escheniya - MS., CU., PNRM.

Baptists congratulate passed "an act of faith CU.escheniya» - LS., PNRM.

Service in the Moscow Choral Synagogue - MS., LS., PNRM. (Background singing solo and chorus).

Removal of the sacred relics on the occasion of Passover - different., PNRM.

Rabbi - CU.

In the Moscow Choral Synagogue - LS., PNRM.

Sacred relics synagogue - CU.

Tallinn - LS.

People on the streets of Tallinn, at the flower stall - LS., CU., MS.

Tulips - CU.

Dome Church in Tallinn - MS., LS.

Crucifix at the altar - MS.

Lutheran service in the Dome Church - LS. (Serves as a background chorus in Estonian).

Church members - MS.

Sculptural decoration of the cathedral - CU.

Sacred relic of the church - CU.

Orthodox Assumption Convent in Pyuhtitse (near Tallinn) - LS.

The monastery church - CU.

Nuns clean the snow in the courtyard of the monastery, put wood in the woodpile - MS., LS., PNRM.

Nun chopping wood - MS.

Nuns collecting water from a water bear - MS., PNRM.

The nuns used to bake bread, make communion bread dough, sew clothes - LS., PNRM.

Hands of the nuns sewing, hand embroidery - CU.

Nuns paint icons - LS., MS.

CU.aski and hands on the table - CU.

Lamp is lit before the crucifixion - CU.

Nuns pray in the Abbot Church - MS., PNRM.

CU.est on the wall in the church - CU.

Assumption Convent - LS.

Selling traditional "willows" in the market in Vilnius (sold per day educator Casimir Catholic Church canonized as a saint) - LS., MS., CU., PNRM.

Flowers around the image of St.

Casimir - CU., PNRM.

Altar of the Catholic Cathedral - CU.

Preach in the cathedral (simultaneously in Polish).

People listen to the sermon - MS., LS., PNRM.

Sculpture inside the cathedral - CU., MS.

Flowers in front of a crucifix - CU.

Women sing a prayer - hands holding a prayer book - CU.

The Catholic Cathedral of children sing in traditional dress - CU., PNRM.

Image of St.

Casimir - CU.

People come out of the Catholic Cathedral - LS., PNRM.

Vilnius - LS.

Tbilisi - LS., PNRM.

Georgia Street - LS.

People on the street - MS.

Cathedral - CU.

A woman prays in front of the cathedral - MS.

Old Cathedral in Tbilisi - LS.

The walls - CU.

Construction of the new church in Batumi (replacing burnt wooden) - LS., MS., CU.

Art restorer working inside the church (in Tbilisi) - CU., PNRM.

Wall paintings in the temple - LS., PNRM.

Classes at the Georgian Orthodox Seminary - MS., LS.

The teacher and the students in the classroom - CU.

Image of Saint - CU., PNRM.

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Church of St.

David's in Georgia - MS., Hitting.

The service in the church - MS., PNRM.

The priest says a prayer (synchronously in Georgian) - CU.

Praying woman - CU.

Icon - CU.

Sioni Cathedral on Georgia - LS., Hitting.

Sunday liturgy is the church Catholicos - Patriarch of all Georgia, Ilia II - MS., CU.

Pray for believers - MS.

The icon of Saint Nino - CU.

Girl puts a candle in front of the icon - CU., PNRM.

Landscape of Georgia - LS., PNRM.

Ancient Muheta - CU.

The molding on the wall of the temple - CU.

People in the church - LS., PNRM.

Wedding bride and groom - CU., PNRM.

The priest blesses the newlyweds, a prayer (synchronously in Georgian) - CU., PNRM.

Looking girl - CU., PNRM.

The priest wears a crown on the bride and groom, communion young - CU.

Smiling woman - CU.

The bride and groom kissing - CU.

Galloping horseman - LS., CU., PNRM.

Georgians in national costumes - MS., PNRM.

The bride and groom are under the crossed daggers - CU.

Georgians hit on daggers dagger - CU.

Smiling couple - CU.

Old Georgians holding horn with wine, congratulates young - CU.

Lake Sevan - LS.

Ancient temple - MS.

Wall of the temple - CU.

Molding and a wall - CU.

Temple Echmiadzin - the residence of the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians - LS., MS.

Said Catholicos Vazgen I - MS., CU.

Clergy listen - LS., CU.

Armenian iconography - LS., PNRM.

Gifts of the faithful Armenians gathered in Echmiadzin, the letters of the Armenian alphabet in gold, gold CU.est with precious stones - CU., PNRM.

Catholicos Vazgen I, and clergy to enter the church - LS., CU.

Service of the Armenian Church - LS., PNRM.

Young priests hold hat Vazgen I; Vazgen I was kneeling - CU. (Background singer and choir singing in Armenian).

Women in the church - CU., PNRM.

Candles - MS.

Armenian village - LS.

Church in the village - MS.

CU.eschenie child - the priest takes the child, dips it into the font, and then takes the child out of the font and gives parents - CU.

Baby in mother's arms - CU., PNRM.

Sunset over Lake Sevan - LS.

Trinity-Sergius Lavra - LS. (Evening).

Inside view of the temple - LS., PNRM.

Iconostasis - CU., PNRM.

People in the square at the Trinity-Sergius Lavra - LS., Departure.

Patriarch Pimen passes accompanied priests - MS.

Prayer service at the Lavra Square Memorial Day Sergius - LS., CU., PNRM.

Icon Sergius Square - CU.

A priest kisses the icon - CU.

CU.estyatsya women and bow - CU.

Belfry - CU. (With motion, bottom).

May 9. The World Conference of religious leaders have a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the walls CU.emlevskoy - LS.

Eternal flame burns - MS., CU.

Metropolitan Pimen correcting ribbon on the wreath - MS.

Are priests - CU.

People walk near the wall CU.emlevskoy - LS. (Through the trees).

Children lay flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - CU., PNRM.

Children are running with a kite - LS., PNRM.

A kite in the air - MS.

Landscape MS.edney band - LS., PNRM.

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