History of the base and the revival of the Holy - Presentation Monastery - Optina.
The film tells the Optina: the history of the monastery and its present day.
The film was filming the following:
Countryside of the monastery, a general view of the monastery, Metropolitan Vladimir, and the abbot of the monastery Evlony tested, enter the church, Metropolitan is applied to the relics of the elder Ambrose enters the altar, the monks work on rebuilding the monastery, plow the land, made communion bread, read the scriptures, pray.
A set of cards with the image of Optina, murals on the walls of one of the monastery church, the procession at the monastery, restoration work on the monastery with monastic brotherhood, internal view of one of the monks' cells.
Monks carry icon of Venerable Elder Ambrose of Optina, Metropolitan Juvenal during the service in the church of the Monastery of the river Zhizdra, total view of the monastery, the monk comes out of the gate of the monastery, the monks at prayer in one of the monastery church, consecrated the monastery after reconstruction, the procession with the participation of Metropolitan Vladimir.
Metropolitan Vladimir performs service in one of the temples of the monastery, the procession around the church, interviews Metropolitan Volodymyr (sinhr.), view of the territory of the monastery, view of the river valley and Zhizdra nunnery Shamordino, general view of the dilapidated Assumption Cathedral, the nun rings the bell, meeting in the monastery of Metropolitan Kiev and Galich Filaret, Metropolitan consecrates church, Metropolitan conducts the service in the church, communion children.
Optina monks in the temple, Patriarch Alexy II performs service in one of the temples of the monastery, visit the Patriarch and his party Skete, interview with Patriarch Alexy II, Patriarch of monks and applied to the relics of Venerable Elder Ambrose.