The plot is about the director of the Central House of Artists L. Makhnache. Fragments of L. Makhnach's documentary films. L. Makhnach and cameraman V. Kiselev at work, on the set of the films "The Abduction of Europe", "March of Peace". People's Artist of the RSFSR IP Ryzhov walks down a Moscow street, starring in the film "Leave a Trace" by director G. Lavrov at Mosfilm. Fragments of the films "Kalina Krasnaya", "Call me into the bright distance" (synchronously). Moscow. Buildings of the Bolshoi Theater, Mayakovsky Theater, cinemas "Russia", "Zvezdny". Shooting of the feature film "The Legend of Nizami" at the Azerbaijanfilm studio. On the set are present: director E. Kuliev, leading actor M. Magomayev. M. Magomayev in the dressing room, gives interviews (synchronously). Cameraman A. Narimanbekov and other members of the film crew at work. E. Kuliev gives interviews (synchronously). Mountain landscape. Monument to Nizami. A scene from the film "The Legend of Nizami" (synchronously).