The screening of a film named ‘Khiimori’, the Mongolian for ‘wind horse’ inspired by a poem ‘Brown Horse’ written by the famous poet Ch.Lkhamsuren, at the Ouray International Film Festival has been a great success. The festival was held on 18-20 September in USA. ‘The Khiimori’ won the ‘Excellence in International Filmmaking Medallion’ award from the festival after competing with 500 best films. It was the fifth award for ‘Khiimori’ since it first premiered in January, 2019.
Previously, ‘Khiimori’ won the Spirit of Cinema Award from the Oldenburg Film Festival and was well received at the San Diego International Film Festival.
The film by director G.Erdenebileg stars prominent actors including P.Tserendagva, D.Mendbayar, Ts.Tserenbold and B.Yalalt as well as artists from Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan.