Yerlan Nurmukhambetov


Yerlan NURMUKHAMBETOVYerlan Nurmukhambetov was born in Kazakhstan on July 23, 1974.

Film Director 2008-nowadays – professor in National Academy of Arts.

  • The Horse Thieves. Roads of Time 83 min – Busan IFF (Opening Film), Tokyo IFF, Goteborg IFF, Cottbus IFF, etc.
  • Walnut tree 81 min. 2015 – Busan IFF (Grand Prix New Currents), Warsaw IFF, Vesoul IFF (Special jury prize, Special critics prize), Fajr IFF (Best Film Prize), Innsbruck IFF (Audience Prize)
  • Little Hunter 80 min (With other Directors). 2011 – San Francisco IFFF – Best International Drama



  • Ouverture 12 min. 2008
  • Kyz Uhrlau 26min. 2002 – Oberhausen IFF (G
    ermany), Special screening in Kennedy Centre (Washington, USA), winner of the student screenings in Berlin (Germany)
  • In Paris 8 min, 2001 – Vesoul IFF (France)
  • Friday 20min 2001 – Award “Best Director” at the “New Look” IFF (Kazakhstan)
  • Sunday 15min, 2000. Jury Prize “New Look” IFF (Kazakhstan), Oberhausen IFF (Germany)
  • Love and shoes 3 min, 1999. Cottbus IFF (Germany)

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