Relief de France, Les Monastères
The Order of the Poor Clares is an order of nuns founded in 1212 by St. Clare of Assisi, at the request of St. Francis of Assisi. He was originally named the Order of the Poor Ladies.
« Relief de France, Les Monastères » is a series of documentaries made in monasteries, for more than 35 years, by the association Ciné Art Loisir.
All these cinematographic documents were constructed in close collaboration with the superiors of each monastery, in keeping with the distinctive note of each Order.