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The Eagle Huntress


Directed by: Otto Bell


2016 | UK/Mongolia | 87 minutes



Screening

Friday, June 16, 2017, 7pm

Screening

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 7pm



The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries.


Set against the breathtaking expanse of the Mongolian steppe, The Eagle Huntress features some of the most awe-inspiring cinematography ever captured in a documentary, giving this intimate tale of a young girl's quest the dramatic force of an epic narrative film.


"A breathtaking documentary that shows when we encourage our daughters, amazing things happen." - Christine Estima, Vice


"Thrilling! A move that expands your sense of what is possible." - A.O. Scott, The New York Times