2136 – a winning documentary about Elder Joseph the Hesychast and Athos

On Wednesday evening, April 29, 2020, the organizers of the 13th Annual London Greek Film Festival announced the winners of the Odysseus Awards, the ceremony of which will be broadcast online in mid-May, due to the government directives regarding the coronavirus pandemic, for theaters and cinemas in the United Kingdom.

The jury awarded, among other things, the Best Documentary 1st Award (Best Creative Documentary) to the production of the St. Maximos the Greek Foundation, for “Elder Joseph the Hesychast”, and the Best Actor Award to Hollywood actor and singer Jonathan Jackson, for his role as Elder Joseph in the documentary.

In addition, an Honorary Award was given to the monks of the Holy Great Monastery of Vatopedi on Mount Athos, for their diligence and participation in the documentary, while another honorary award was given to the same monks or their Spiritual and Social Contribution all over the world.

Thanks to: orthodoxtimes.com

Wim, 2/5

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