Blood for Horses

Kyrgyzstan

2021

17 min

As a sport, Kok-Boru unleashes passion and fantasy. Madiar, a young boy in Kyrgyzstan, dreams of following in his father's footstep to become a professional Kok-Boru player and to carry on his nomadic legacy.

Original Language

Kyrgyz

Direction

Antonin Lechat

Camera

Jean-Philippe Paquette

Editing

Antonin Lechat

Sound

N/A

Script

N/A

Producer

Chingiz Narynov

About the filmmaker.

Antonin Lechat came to documentary filmmaking during an internship with a production company in Mongolia. He has been exploring Central Asia and documentary storytelling ever since. He is a discreet observer, but involved, sometimes even co-opted. He adopts a caring and above all respectful working style towards the subjects he films or photographs in order to capture the humanity of a given moment.

ANTONIN LECHAT

anton1lechat@gmail.com