Christ Is Risen

Christ Is Risen

| 13 min

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Easter service takes place in the Russian Orthodox church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Montréal. The depth of emotion touched by this ancient ceremony is reflected in the film. Filmed in the shadowy, taper-lit space, sonorous with chanting voices, and coloured with occasional views of the icons and frescos, the film shows an absorbing religious experience.

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Christ Is Risen, William Canning, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    William Canning
  • producer
    William Canning
  • executive producer
    Colin Low
  • photography
    David De Volpi
    Barry Perles
  • sound
    Jacques Drouin
    Gilles Roy
  • editing
    Ted Remerowski
    Edward Le Lorrain
  • re-recording
    Michel Descombes
  • narrator
    Israel Hicks
  • music
    Donald Douglas