Director

DIRECTOR’s BIOGRAPHY
director Elnura Osmonalieva was born in Kyrgyzstan, the heart of Central Asia, in 1981. She attended a Soviet school and later studied in the US just a few years following the disintegration of the Soviet Union. She is an advocate for art and education. Her works explore human experiences in the circumstances of poverty and strong societal pressures. Currently she is based in New York where she is a graduate film student at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.

FILMOGRAPHY
Farwell, short, Best Central Asian Auteur Film in 2009
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Almaz, documentary, Best Feature Length Documentary, Stars of Shaken, 2010
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Kyrgyzland, documentary, The Kyrgyz National Film Award of 2013
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Seide, short, official selection of the Venice Film Festival, 2015
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