Born: Bishkek (1961)
With a background in literature, Abdizhaparov was first a schoolteacher before joining Kirgisfilm Studio in 1988. He has since directed a series of short silent films that demonstrate the versatility of his talent. Particularly impressive is his exploration of how the spiritual can elevate ordinary interactions between people.
- Passage/Bosogo, 2000;
- Lullaby/Aldej, 2000
- Bus Stop/Beket, 1995
- Sparrow/Taranci , 1995; (also screenwriter)
- I Worship the Spirit of Almanbet/Menin Pirim Almanbet, 1993