Christian Movies From Russia - With English Subtitles

Creating quality television programs instilled with traditional Christian morality, Russian filmmakers are building cultural capital, positively influencing the next generation. These films are available with English subtitles.

This article from our archives was first published on RI in August 2022

Here is a helpful list of several great videos, all in one place. Some of these are favorites which you may have seen before. All of these films are provided with English subtitles:

  • The Island (Ostrov) — Memorable story of a man who spends his lifetime repenting of sins, is misunderstood by his fellow monks, and is sought out by Christian pilgrims who seek his guidance  
  • Seraphima's Extraordinary Adventures — Lovely animated Christian film for children
  • First Episode of "Raskol" — Christian TV series about the most violent schism in Russian Church history
  • The Priest — Orthodox Christian priest faithfully serving his family and community, enduring the difficulties of living under an oppressive NAZI government
  • St. Andrew the Apostle — Patron Saint of Russia
  • Patroness — Lovely, traditional Christian film from Russia

  • First Six Episodes of The Primary Chronicle — Animated History of the Russian Middle Ages
  • Holy Martyrs of Persia — By order of the King, burned at the stake for being Christians
  • This is My Choice —  Link also includes additional videos: Your Own Cross, St. Seraphim of Sarov, and The Battle of Kulikovo (Saints Peresvet & Osliabia)

Would you like to see more films like these?

The following link provides a sneak peek at some wonderful films planned for release in the near future:

— New Christian Films With English Subtitles —

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