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Byambasuren Davaa was born in 1971 in Ulaanbaatar/Mongolia. From 1995 to 1998 she attended the Film Academy in Ulaanbaatar, followed by studies at Munich’s University of Television & Film (HFF/M) in the documentary department. Her films include: the documentaries ONE WORLD, TWO ECONOMIES (1993), DAS ORANGE PFERD (1999), WUNSCH (2001), UNTERWEGS, PORTRAIT OF A GIRL (2003), THE STORY OF THE WEEPING CAMEL (2003) which was nominated for an Academy Award® in 2005 for Best Documentary feature, THE CAVE OF THE YELLOW DOG (2005), THE TWO HORSES OF GENGHIS KHAN (2009), and the feature VEINS OF THE WORLD (2020).