Soul Communion

Soul Communion

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

In 1899, seven thousand Doukhobors, members of a pacifist Christian sect, left Russia for Canada to escape persecution for their beliefs. Soul Communion looks at the lives and work of five Canadian Doukhobor artists and the ways in which they have chosen to express their heritage and customs.

The Spirit Wrestlers

The Spirit Wrestlers

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

The Spirit Wrestlers exposes the dramatic and troubling story of the century of Doukhobor life in Canada. It portrays successive governments' efforts to forcibly assimilate a unique, proud and stubborn group of Russian immigrants to this country.