Assel Aushakimova

Assel Aushakimova

Director

Assel Aushakimova is a Kazakh director, screenwriter and producer. Assel graduated from film school in Almaty. Her first feature film Welcome to the USA (2019) had its world premiere at AFI Fest 2019 (New Auteurs) and was awarded Grand Jury Prize as Best International Narrative Feature of NewFest New York’s LGBTQ Film Festival 2020. She is currently working on her second feature film project that has been selected for the first workshop of the Biennale College Cinema 2020-2021 of Venice IFF.

Films