Dastan Zhapar Uulu is a filmmaker from Kyrgyzstan. He graduated from Kyrgyz State University of Culture and Arts in the Theatre and Cinema Faculty in 2010 and that same year became a Member of Union of cinematographers of the Kyrgyz Republic. A Father’s Will marks his feature film debut as both a scriptwriter and director. His work as a cinematographer includes the documentaries Cradle of Happiness (2010), The Way to Mecca (2011) and The Lamp (2015) and feature film Affection (2013).

Accolades

Dastan Zhapar Uulu and Bakyt Mukul
Best Screenplay, 2017

Dastan Zhapar Uulu and Bakyt Mukul

A Father’s Will (Atanyn Kereezi)
Best Screenplay, 2017

Dastan Zhapar Uulu and Bakyt Mukul

A Father’s Will (Atanyn Kereezi)

Dastan Zhapar Uulu graduated from Kyrgyz State University of Culture and Arts in the Theatre and Cinema Faculty in 2010 and that same year became a…

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Films

A Father’s Will
2017

A Father’s Will (Atanyn Kereezi)

Kyrgyzstan
2017

A Father’s Will (Atanyn Kereezi)

After living as an immigrant in the USA for 15 years, Azat flies to Kyrgyzstan to his family village. His father, Murat, died in the…

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