Old Believers

Jana Sevciková

Czech Republic 2001, 46 min

Sevciková seems to be trying to tell us something about how life in the very conservative community she is documenting moves in a kind of circle, and how it gets the basics of its identity from the life that they have lived in this river valley. Do these lives, does this civilisation, begin and end with the river?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MF6inc1mJg4

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