Dalmira Tilepbergen - Producer/Director/Screenwriter

Dalmira is a film director, screenwriter and poet and has more than 20 years experience of working in film and literature. After completing a post graduate film course in Moscow she made numerous documentaries and short films in Russia and Kyrgyzstan.

Her first feature film Under Heaven has been screened at many international film festivals in Canada, USA, Russia, Kazakhstan, Japan, Turkey, India, Sri-Lanka as well as many other countries. The film has won several awards and prizes. In 2015, at the Montreal World Film Festival, it received a Special Jury mention for best feature film debut and at the Bengaluru International Film Festival, won the Grand-Prix as well as the NETPAC prize. At the New York International Film Festival the film won the Jury prize, whilst in Yakutsk (Russia) it won the award for Best Actor.

Dalmira is the former President of Central Asian PEN – the writers' association. In 2014, under her coordination, Central Asian PEN hosted the 80th PEN International Congress in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. More than 250 writers from around the world attended the Congress.

Dalmira's poems and stories have been translated into German, Chinese, English, Finnish, Azerbaijan, Korean and many other languages. In addition, she is a member of NETPAC (Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema), the Director’s Guild of Russia and the Union of Filmmakers in Kyrgyzstan.




Under Heaven
Year of Fire
The Most Terrible Weapon
Cinema Price
First Born
Crush Down from the Seventh Floor
Tomogo (Cap for Falcon)

Director, Screenwriter
Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Director, Screenwriter
Director, Screenwriter
Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Director, Producer