My Dagestan (1971)

Documentary №40214, 5 parts, duration: 0:49:19
Production: Sverdlovsk newsreel studio
Screenwriters:R.Gamzatov, O.Shahtamanov


The film is about Dagestan, R. Gamzatov reads his poems about Dagestan in the Avar language.

Reel №1

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Mountain landscapes.

A mountain village.

R. Gamzatov is sitting and writing something down in a notebook.

A girl in a national costume is dancing.

A fragment of a choreographic composition performed by the ensemble "Ritmbalet".

Dawn over the sea.

An oil rig.

A fire in the hearth.

A woman is rocking a cradle.

A spring flows down from the rocks.

A man drinks water from a spring.

A group of women is walking along a mountain road with jugs on their backs.

A street of a mountain village.

A mountain village at night.

Mountain river.

Power lines in the mountains.

A bonfire on the top of the mountain.

Holiday on the first night of spring: dancing around the campfire.

A field of blooming poppies.

Panorama of a blooming garden.

Mountain peaks.

Mountains from a bird's-eye view.

A mountain village.

A woman cooks food in the fireplace.


Gamzatov R.G. -narodnij poet Dagestana

Locations: The Republic of Dagestan [741]

Seasons: Spring [825]

Reel №2

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A village in the mountains.

Inscriptions on stones in an ancient village.

The ruins of the fortress.

Several mountaineers are talking.

Tombstones among poppies.

Fragment of the film "October" -: the Aurora salvo and the capture of the Winter Palace.

Photo of U. Buinaksky, a revolutionary figure of Dagestan.

M. Dahadaev (photo) is a public and political figure of Dagestan.

Photos of revolutionaries.

Photo of Lenin in the office.

Lenin's meeting with the ambassadors from Dagestan (picture).

Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Dagestan, Z. M. Khizroeva (synchronously).

Irrigation system.

Hydroelectric dam.

Kara Karaev, a veteran of the Civil and Patriotic Wars, is walking down the street.

Laying wreaths at the monument to Lenin.

Locations: The Republic of Dagestan [741]

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Dawn over the sea.

A flock of sheep in the mountains.

The sea waves are beating on the shore.

The people's poet of Dagestan Abutalib Gafurov is sitting on the seashore.

A woman knocks sour cream in a jug.

A woman is rocking a cradle, shells are tied to it.

A boat at dawn in the fog.

Boats with fishermen, fishermen get the catch.

Boats with fishermen are returning.

The catch.

A fisherman takes a large sturgeon out of the boat.

Port cranes.

Port operation.

A cannery.


Monument to Makhach Dahadaev in Makhachkala.

Streets of Makhachkala.

Students in front of the entrance to the University.

A young couple on the embankment.

Fountain in the park.

Packaging of small fish in boxes.


People on a pleasure boat.

Locations: The Republic of Dagestan [741]

Reel №4

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Blasting operations.

Oil rigs.

Drilling a well.

Transportation of oil equipment.

An old highlander is sitting in the garden near the doa.

A flock of sheep.

A shepherd carries a sheep on his shoulders.

Mountain river.

Mountain village.

Construction of the Sulak HPP.

Houses destroyed by an earthquake.

Kremlin chimes.

Construction of new houses.

A new residential area.

A mountain village.

Combines in the field.


Ripe peaches, pears.

Grape harvest.

Barrels of wine.

Locations: The Republic of Dagestan [741]

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Eternal flame at the monument on Mamayev Kurgan.

Cranes in the sky.

A plane in the sky.


Mountain road.

Dagestan carpets.

A woman weaves a carpet.

Women in a pottery workshop make jugs.

Products made of clay.

Mountain village (Kubachi).

Products of Kubachinsky masters.

The master is at work.

The dance ensemble dances against the background of an ancient fortress.

Circus act:tightrope walker on a tightrope.

Dance ensemble "Lezginka".

Gamzat Tsadas ' ship is at sea.

Rasul Gamzatov.

Mountain peaks.


Gamzatov R.G. - dagestanskij poet

Locations: The Republic of Dagestan [741]

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