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The film tells about Optina Pustyn: about the history of the monastery and its present day. The film includes the following filming: 1 part. The landscapes of the environs of the monastery, a general view of the territory of the monastery, Metropolitan Vladimir and the abbot of the monastery Evlony walk through the monastery, enter the temple, the metropolitan kisses the relics of Elder Ambrose, enters the altar, the monks work to restore the monastery, plow the land, make prosphora, read the scriptures pray. Part 2. A set of postcards depicting Optina Pustyn, frescoes on the walls of one of the monastic churches, a procession with the cross in the monastery, restoration work on the territory of the monastery with the participation of monastic brethren, an internal view of one of the monastic cells. Part 3. Monks carry an icon depicting the Reverend Elder Ambrose of Optina, Metropolitan Yuvenaly during a service in the church, a view of a monastery near the Zhizdra River, a general view of a skete, a monk leaves the gate of a skete, monks at prayer in one of the monastery temples, consecration of a skete after restoration work, a cross course with the participation of Metropolitan Vladimir. Part 4. Metropolitan Vladimir performs a service in one of the temples of the monastery, a procession around the church, an interview with Metropolitan Vladimir (sinhr.), A view of the territory of the skete, a view of the valley of the Zhizdra River and the convent in Shamordino, a general view of the dilapidated Assumption Cathedral, a nun rings a bell, a meeting in monastery of the Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia Filaret, the metropolitan consecrates the temple, the metropolitan conducts services in the church, gives communion to children. Part 5. Monks of Optina Pustyn in the temple, Patriarch Alexy II performs a service in one of the temples of the monastery, visits by the Patriarch and those accompanying him to the skete, interviews with Patriarch Alexy II, the Patriarch and monks kiss the relics of the Venerable Elder Ambrose.
G. Ivanova
Film ID
, christianity
Number of Parts
I. Sosenkov
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