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Eagle Huntress

24 September

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS UK/Mongolia/USA 2016 87 min  Cert U

Director: Otto Bell  With: Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Daisy Ridley, Rys Nurgaiv

Kazakh with English subtitles

This spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verite footage, the film captures her personal journey while also addressing universal themes like female empowerment, the natural world, coming of age and the onset of modernity.

"The Eagle Huntress is a remarkable documentary, one that combines superb National Geographic-style photography with a storyline that plays out like a real-life folktale with a feminist undertow."  Geoffrey Macnab Independent

Trailer

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