Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir is a Mongolian filmmaker currently based in Portugal. She completed her master’s degree in screenwriting from Kino Eyes European Masters programme. Her short films were selected at prestigious festivals such as Venice, Cannes, Toronto, Busan, and Sundance, where Mountain Cat won Busan Sonje Award and Snow in September won Venice Best Short and TIFF Best Short. She attended TFL ScriptLab and FeatureLab with her feature debut film City of Wind (formerly Ze). City of Wind premiered at Venice Orrizzonti 2023 where it was awarded with Best Lead Actor and continues to travel the world at festivals such as TIFF, Busan, and AFI. City of Wind is the Mongolian nominee for the 96th Academy Awards. She is currently doing her PhD at Lusofona University in Lisbon.
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