Project by national filmmaker selected in Open Doors Locarno

Art & Culture
2019-05-16 15:39:24

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A film project by filmmaker P.Lkhagvadulam and P.Zoljargal was selected in the Open Doors section of Locarno Film Festival.

P.Lkhagvadulam is a creative producer and filmmaker. She studied film directing at Dokuz Eylul University, screenwriting at Kino Eyes and is currently based in Lisbon as she pursues her PhD in Media Art, where she is producing for Rethink, an H2020 European campaign against extremism. She has produced and directed two short films and is currently developing ‘Ze’, her debut feature film. This project won the Euroscript Screenwriting Competition and the FEST Pitching Award 2018 and is now participating in The TorinoFilmLab’s 2019 ScriptLab programme.

This year the festival is focusing on the Northeast Asia, receiving projects mainly from Mongolia, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. Thus, a total of nine filmmakers and producers of the region and eight feature-length films were selected in the Open Doors program.