The Eagle Huntress

  • Sat Feb 4
    2:00
    $5 / $4 kids
    12 & under
  • Sun Feb 5
    4:30
    $5.50 all
The Eagle Huntress
director:
Otto Bell
cast:
Aisholpan Nurgaiv

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. Subtitles will be read out loud at the February 4 show. Recommended for ages 8+

One of fifteen films shortlisted for Best Documentary Feature Oscar. In Kazakh.

website: theeaglehuntress.com

format
DCP color
runtime
1 hour 27 minutes
release year/country
2016 UK/Mongolia/USA
subtitled