Adilkhan Yerzhanov at IFFR
Adilkhan YERZHANOV (1982, Kazakhstan) was born in the Jezkazgan region of Kazakhstan. He was educated as a filmmaker at the Kazakhstan National Academy of Arts. After this, he continued studying in New York thanks to a scholarship. He has made several shorts and features, among which The Owners (2014), which premiered at Cannes and was subsequently screened and received awards at many film festivals all over the world. The Plague at the Karatas Village had its world premiere at IFFR 2016. Yerzhanov won the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Achievement in Directing for his A Dark, Dark Man (2019).
Filmography(selection) Self-portrait (2007, short), Bakhytzhamal (2007, short), Brothers Shorty (2008, short), Karatas (2009), Disc Seller (2009, short), Rieltor (2011), Stroiteli/Constructors (2013), Ukili kamshat/The Owners (2014), Chuma v aule Karatas The Plague at the Karatas Village (2016), Night God (2018), Atbai's Fight (2019), Chyorniy, chyorniy chelovek/A Dark, Dark Man (2019)
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