A finalist in Ridley Scott’s Life in a Day documentary project. Simeon Larivonovoff is a Russian Orthodox icon painter who resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His devotion to his ascetic lifestyle, prayer, and painting has made him a living anachronism. Interviewed on a Saturday afternoon, Simeon vigorously winds clocks and lights kerosene lamps in preparation for Sunday, the day of rest. He explains his work, which has been in his family for over six centuries, and his tensions with the modern world.

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