“Letting in the Light” is a documentary that follows Sister Thekla, an iconographer who travelled to Wellington from the Congo in Africa, to paint the Pantocrator on the dome of Wellington’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral, the Evangelismos church.

Adding the Pantocrator iconography to the dome is a significant milestone in the history of this beautiful church. The film shares the story of how this remarkable work was created and celebrates the Greek Orthodox faith in New Zealand.

Nominated for BEST EDITING.

Genre: documentary 
Country: New Zealand
Language: English and Greek spoken with English subtitles
Duration: 34min
Viewer’s guide: general viewing

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