A Mongolian Couch

George Clipp, Eva Arnold | 2010 | 12 min.

2011 Official Selection

Award Winner: 2011 Student Filmmaker Award

In a city of tower blocks and tents comes a unique story of energy and enterprise; Begzsuren lives with his wife and four children in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and possesses an inspiring passion to improve both his family’s and his community’s lot. Installing a rain water shower, changing his family’s diet, planting trees, Thai Chi- Begzsuren is a busy, dedicated and extremely forward-thinking individual. Begzsuren welcomes guests into his home from all over the world, offering these visitors aspects of traditional Mongolian culture and in exchange his guests offer insight into how they live and work back home. Everyday Begzsuren is on an adventure and a mission, by exploring and inviting the world into his home, he is slowly but surely improving his own world.”