The film is dedicated to the life, work and tragic death of the Kabardian poet Ali Shogentsukov. Part 1 Mountain landscapes of Kabardino-Balkaria. Waterfalls. Eagles in the sky over mountain peaks. The horse is grazing in a forest glade. Fragments of paintings by the Ossetian artist H. Sabanov. A woman in a national costume sings at the hearth. Part 2 G. Baksan against the background of the mountains, the building of secondary school No. 2, schoolchildren in the courtyard, a lesson in the Kabardian language, a monument to A. Shogentsukov at the school, exhibits of the school museum. Memorial museum-apartment of A.A. Shogentsukov in Nalchik - museum building, interiors, Poland on exhibits. Mountain river, women wash wool in the river. Mountain village, a man laying hay, children on the street. G. Nalchik: the building of the Kabardian State Drama Theater named after A.A. Shogentsukov, a monument to the poet near the theater, a general view of the building of the State Musical Theater of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, fragments from V. Molov's opera "Lyatsa and Kambot" in the Kabardian language, musicians in the orchestral pit, monument "Forever with Russia". Types of Elbrus.