Sacred Alaska

Native Alaskan Peoples and Orthodox Christianity have been intertwined for hundreds of years. From the Native perspective, the land, the water, the animals, and plants – all creation is sacred and connected. This film explores Native Alaskan Orthodoxy and what it means to be fully human.

  • Simon Scionka
    Director of Photography for Poverty, Inc. and Be Relentless
  • Silas Karbo
  • Silas Karbo
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 27 minutes 35 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 1, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    150,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.89 Flat
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Simon Scionka

Simon Scionka is a Colorado-based filmmaker. Having filmed all around the world in over 40 countries, Simon has produced long-form and short-form documentary films, receiving multiple festival honors and awards for the documentary features Poverty, Inc., and Be Relentless, as well as short-form documentaries The Wonder of Coffee and Mrs. Schneider.

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