This is a traditional Ukrainian folktale, based on a story by Michaelo Kochubinsky, set in the 19th century. The story concerns eleven year old Ivanko, his parents, a mysterious old man and the “special” Christmas tree that tests the family’s faith and draws them together.
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16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)