ABOUT
   
Udval Altangerel is a Mongolian filmmaker based in Ulaanbaatar and Los Angeles. In her work she explores the themes of personal and national histories, language, and (home)land. She received her MFA in Film Directing from California Institute of the Arts.


WORK




THE WIND CARRIES US HOME


Through rituals of birth and death, the filmmaker and her family reconnect with their ancestral land in the Gobi Desert.
11’11”
digital
2022





FALGSC


What began as research unravels into a desktop film that explores a queer reimagining of a Soviet space flight. 
3’47”
digital
2021






    

ORBITA


Trailing the first Mongolian cosmonaut, the filmmaker orbits her home through her camera obscura. Her personal narrative weaves into Mongolia’s past as a satellite state.
4’25”
16mm>digital
2020






HOW ARE YOU, MY CHILD?


Written in Mongolia, sent to the USSR, re-discovered in the US - three letters from three generations of women examine how language can function as a site of alienation.
6’40”
digital
2018