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Lubomyr : being human /
Director, Olena Moshinska; Producer, Pavlo Kazantsev.
[Place of publication not identified] : [Plublisher not identified], [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 180 min.) : sound color ; 4 3/4 in.
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[Place of publication not identified] : [Plublisher not identified], [2016]
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1. Introduction – from Maidan back to childhood in Lviv – a heroic human, Metropolitan Andrey  Sheptytsky – WW II bombing begins – through 1944 ; 2. Fleeing Ukraine – as a youth in Austria – PLAST scouting – displaced persons camps – immigration to USA – Stamford seminary – Washington – ordination – Soyuzivka – first parish in Kerhonkson, NY – through 1969 ; 3. Rome – Doctoral studies – becoming a monk – Metten, Bavaria – Cold War – underground church  – Patriarch Josyf Slіpyj – Studites – through 1975 ; 4. Secret ordination as bishop – leading the Studite monks – UGCC in exile – St. Sophia Religious Assoc. – return to Ukraine (Slavsk) – freedom for Ukraine – through 1991 ; 5. Return to Ukraine – Lviv Theological Seminary – rebirth of the UGCC – Exarch of Kyiv-Vyshhorod in 1996 – assistant to Patriarch Myroslav Lubachivsky – elected Major Archbishop – appointed a Cardinal – Pope John Paul II in Ukraine – through 2001 ; 6. Moving the UGCC seat to Kyiv – building the Resurrection of Christ cathedral – interfaith and international diplomacy – retired in 2011 – His Beatitude Svyatoslav as successor to the spiritual Father of the UGCC.
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Director, Olena Moshinska ; producer, Pavlo Kazantsev.
general note
6-part documentary (30 minutes each).
An epic collection: His Beatitude Lubomyr Husar’s memories and impressions of his youth during turbulent times, his profound observations about human values and society’s ideals throughout this era, incorporating the history of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic church which survived both in the underground and in exile.
This 6-part documentary is full of archival films and narratives by Lubomyr Cardinal Husar that illustrate his life story starting in 1933 in peaceful Lviv to Ukraine’s ugly occupations, journey through war-torn Europe, immigration to USA, education and ordination, becoming a monk, two decades in Rome, return to Ukraine after 46 formative years, his role in assisting the UGCC hierarchy, rise of seminaries in independent Ukraine, his own leadership from 2001 to 2011, and continued participation as the moral authority and soul of Ukraine.
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Ukrainian with English voiced-over.
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Not rated.
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