Lighting the Way is a documentary about the vast, and influential, contemporary architectural stained glass movement in Germany. Two pioneers of glass design have been interviewed; Johannes Schreiter and Jochem Poensgen. Glass historians and studio owners are featured. The film features the work of Johan Thorn Prikker, Anton Wendling, Heinrich Campendonk,  Georg Meistermann, Ludwig Schaffrath, Wilhelm Buschulte, Hubert Spierling, Joachim Klos, and the artists mentioned above. Filming in Germany was completed in May of 2014.

The documentary was written, produced, and directed by glass artist, teacher, and author, Sam Halstead: (see interview on website.)

The German Pioneers of
Contemorary  Stained Glass

A Film by Sam Halstead
Lighting the Way is now available worldwide: