Into the Field

© Grossman
28 minutes / Colour / 2005
Directed by
Alyssa Grossman


Country of production Romania United Kingdom

Series Granada Center for Visual Anthropology Student Film

'Into the Field' follows the everyday “secular” lives of nuns in a Orthodox nunnery in Romania. Documenting the nuns’ activities, relationships and roles within their community, the film also incorporates sequences of stop-motion animation to depict some of the anthropologist’s own challenges of working in the field.

Language and subtitles Romanian with English Subtitles

Region South-East Europe

Country Romania

Keywords Religion / Belief / Faith Animation