The Met: Voices of Jerusalem: A Priest on Managing Access to the Holy Sepulchre

Father Samuel Aghoyan is an Armenian Orthodox priest who works with other Christian denominations to schedule access to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

Produced in association with “Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven,” on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from September 26, 2016, through January 8, 2017.

Production Credits

Producer and Director: Christopher Noey

Director of Photography: Alex Rappoport

Producer: Kate Farrell

Editor: Dia Felix

Production Coordinator: Ruthy Lustig-Dassa, A2 Productions Ltd.

Gaffer: Ya’ir Dahan

Sound Recording: Itamar Goldman

Sound Editing: David Raymond

Production Assistants: Kaelan Burkett, Munir Ibrahim, Imad Khuri, Lisa Rifkind

Transcription: Denise Rohlfs

Scholarly Advisors: Barbara Drake Boehm, Melanie Holcomb

Special thanks to:

Aish HaTorah World Center, Jerusalem
Al-Aqsa Mosque, Awqaf Administration
Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem
Chapel of the Flagellation and Studium Biblicum Franciscanum
Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate in Jerusalem
Custodia Terrae Sanctae
East Jerusalem Development Ltd.
Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem
Hashimi Hotel
The Holy Lavra of Saint Sabbas the Sanctified
Indian Hospice
The Jerusalem Archaeological Park – Davidson Center
Monastery of the Cross, Jerusalem
Monastery of St. Saviour, Jerusalem
Dr. Yusuf Said Natsheh

© 2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art