Batbileg Zoljargal

Batbileg was born in 1983 in Mongolia. He studied at the University of Film Art and majored in film directing and cameraman. His father Zoljargal Gombo is a well-known writer, journalist and documentary filmmaker. Batbileg, coming from filmmakers’ family, has worked for their production company Namuun Zet and made several TV programs and documentaries. His film A Day of Amarbat was selected to screen as part of the Mountain Film Festival in 2006. In 2007, his documentary Five fingers of a hand was awarded the Grand Prize of Watch Doc Festival. In 2011, Singer from Taiga, one of his latest films was selected for The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival.