The Old Believers

Documentary | 2013

The Old Believers is a documentary short that tells the story of a group of Russian Orthodox Christians who are attempting to preserve their 17th century way of life in 21st century America in a remote corner of Alaska. But even on the edge of civilization, their survival is threatened by modernization and internal conflicts. The Old Believers provides unprecedented access into a community that is struggling to pass its beliefs onto a skeptical younger generation.”