Marie Balian, an Armenian ceramic artist (born in Lyon, France) belongs to the old Armenian community in Jerusalem. For 40 years, she has painted traditional designs on tiles and pottery for Christians, Muslims and Jews. The film documents her monumental work focusing on the process of creating “The Glimpse of Paradise”, a 1,000-tile mural she donated to Jerusalem as homage for hope and peace. A precious document about the last ceramic workshop where everything is hand made.
Unique as it document a disappearing world. Marie Balian is an inspiring artist who left a great impact on the landscape of Jerusalem.