Hilal Baydarov

Hilal Baydarov

Director

Hilal Baydarov is a screenwriter and director from Baku, Azerbaijan. Baydarov studied at the Sarajevo Film Academy under acclaimed Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr before going on to make his feature debut Hills Without Names (2018). In the same year, his documentary Birthday won the Docu Talent Award at the Sarajevo Film Festival. Since then Hilal has completed an award-winning trilogy of documentaries set in Katech Azerbaijan: When the Persimmons Grew (2019), Mother and Son (2019), and Nails in My Brain (2020); In Between Dying is his second fiction feature.

Films