About

Seide lives in a snowy mountain village with her humble family and her beloved horse. When she's forced into an arranged marriage with a man from a wealthy family, she fights to save her horse from being slaughtered for food for the wedding.

Screens with Shorts Program 5.


YEAR 2015

SECTION Shorts Program

COUNTRY Kyrgyzstan

RUN TIME 14 min

LANGUAGE Kyrgyz

SUBTITLES Yes with English subtitles

WEBSITE http://www.seidefilm.com

EMAIL eosmonalieva@gmail.com

PHONE +996 772553202

Credits

Director
Screenwriter
Executive Producer
Producer
Actor

Artist Bio

Elnura Osmonalieva

Elnura Osmonalieva is a film director from Kyrgyzstan and an MFA candidate in filmmaking at New York University. She is a mother of four and enjoyed making Seide right after having her youngest child. Osmonalieva is an advocate for art and education. Previously she has made short films and feature-length documentaries, all dedicated to social and political issues in Kyrgyzstan. Her films are a mix of atmospheric and conceptual storytelling.