Morten Lauridsen
Morten Lauridsen

film poster
Film Poster for Shining Night

Film Festivals


DC Independent Film Festival
(Best Documentary)
Eugene Film Festival
(Best Documentary Intl Subject)
Cincinnati Film Festival
(Best Documentary, Nominated)
Oregon Music Awards (Bronze)
LA Movie Awards (Honorable Mention)

Official Selection
American Documentary Film Festival, Palm Springs
Reel Music Festival, Portland OR
Thin Line Film Festival, Denton TX
Carmel Art & Film Festival, Carmel CA
ReFrame International Film Festival, Ontario
Danish Film Festival, Copenhagen
Big Green Film Festival, Bristol, UK
Albuquerque Film & Media Experience, NM
Waimea Ocean Film Festival, HI



Zurich International School
Glarus English Club
Solothurn Choir


Kressberg- Templehof Community


Linz, Ursulinen Kirche
Linz, Moviemento


University of Aberdeen
Forres, Findhorn Community

Cardiff, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

South Africa

Johannesburg, Mozart Festival
Port Elizabeth, Centre for Self Awareness


Copenhagen, Danish Film Festival
Koldin, Nicolai Biograf & Café
Odense, University of Southern Denmark

Victoria, BC- Shivon Robinsong/Denis Donnelly
Coquitlam, Coastal Music Academy
Petersborough, Ontario- Reframe Film Festival


London, David Wordsworth & Addison Singers
Empire Theater, Leicester Square
Cambridge, Queen's College Chapel
Cambridge, Arts Picture House Theater
Bristol, Big Green Film Festival
Oakhurst- Oakhurst School

Palm Springs- American Documentary Festival
Los Angeles, CA- USC
Los Angeles-KCET Public TV broadcast
Carmel, CA- Carmel Film Festival
San Francisco, CA- Brava Theater/Volti
San Rafael, CA- Smith Rafael Theaterl
Sonoma, CA- Sonoma Bach Festival
Napa, CA- Choral Society
Denton, TX- Thin Line Film Festival
Dallas, TX- ACDA /Dallas Art Museum
Aurora, IL- Southern Illinois Univ.
New York, NY- Distinguished Concerts Intl.
Washington- DC Indie Film Festival
Cincinnati, OH- Cincinnati Film Festival
Ashland, OR- Southern Oregon University
Portland, OR- Oregon Film Festival
Portland, OR- First Unitarian Church
Portland, OR- Reel Music Film Festival
Eugene, OR- International Film Festival
Scottsdale, AZ- Phoenix Chorale
Middletown, CT- Greater Middletown Chorale
Palatine, IL- Countryside Church Unitarian
Salt Lake City, UT- Salt Lake Choral Artists
St. Petersburg, FL- Pinellas Center for the Arts
Winter Park, FL- Bach Festival
Nevada City, CA- Nevada Theater
Albuqerque, NM- Alb.Film & Media Experience
Minneapolis, MN- Chorus America Conference
Doylestown, PA- Joseph Ohrt
Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA

Trailers & Clips

View Film Online 

Shining Night Film Trailer (long version: 5:03)


Shining Night Film Trailer
(short version: 1:41)

Reflections on the Universality of Song by Morten Lauridsen



Commentaries on Shining Night


The Shining Night Collection (4 CD set)