Summary

Status: Original release March 2008 Sacred Spaces of Greater Cincinnati reveals the architecture and art preserved in the area’s churches, temples and mosques. This one-hour documentary combines expert commentary with High Definition video and a beautiful soundtrack for an introductory look at changes in sacred architecture from the prehistoric period through the 1800s to the present day. Sacred Spaces presents the full spectrum and intricate details found in the upper reaches of these grand religious spaces, many constructed during the 1800s. The documentary features a diversity of sacred spaces, including such historic and modern landmarks as Plum Street Temple, St. Peter In Chains Cathedral, Covenant-First Presbyterian Church, Christ Episcopal Cathedral, Old St. Mary’s Church, Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption and The Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati. Walter E. Langsam, Daniel Hurley, Paul Tenkotte, Beth Sullebarger and other experts and clergy tell the fascinating story behind the architectural design of each building and its place in the broader context of Greater Cincinnati history. Sacred Spaces is a collaborative effort among Voyageur Media Group, Inc., CET and dozens of regional scholars, clergy and participating organizations. Original release: March 2008.

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Distinctions

Emmy Award, Documentary–Historical, Ohio Valley Chapter, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, 2009. Director Meg Hanrahan, videographer Beth Fowler and editor Kim Mlinek. Public Education and Awareness Award, The Ohio Historic Preservation Office, 2008.

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