The film documents the arts and crafts involved in the restoration of the medieval Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Chartres, France, a UNESCO World Heritage Monument. The Cathedral has the largest collection of 12th and 13th century stained glass, under one roof, in the world. Filmed during the 2014-2017 restoration of the nave, the documentary takes a look at the work of the restorers, conservators, archeologists, scientists, and architects who share their knowledge and passion behind the scenes for this exceptional historical and cultural site. The challenges, techniques, and processes are currently used for the on-going restoration of the transept at Chartres as well as at Notre-Dame de Paris.
Chartres: La lumière retrouvée! Chartres: Light reborn!
Discover the highlights of the restoration of Chartres Cathedral with French and American guest speakers, documentary film and reception.