The Mongolian film “Thief of the Mind” is representing Mongolia at the “Asian World Film Festival”, which is being held in Los Angeles. Even though, this film was first screened in 2012, “Thief of the Mind” was one of the three Asian films which the festival organizers, specially requested because of its quality. The producer and main actor of the film, B.Amarsaikhan was also invited to the festival, and walked the red carpet with his spouse. The festival organizers noted that all tickets to “Thief of the Mind” have been sold out; in other words, the best selling film of the festival is a Mongolian one.
“Thief of the Mind” was awarded Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Cinematographer, Best Sound Editing and the Grand Prix Prize at the “2012Mongolian Academy Awards”.
Films from approximately, 50 countries’ are being presented at the “Asian World Film Festival”, 23 of which will then receive the official right to be nominated for the “Golden Globe Awards”, “Emmy Awards”, and the “Academy Awards”. “Thief of the Mind” is being screened on 28th 29th October.