Playing at Pickford Film Center
87 minutes, Mongolia, USA, In Kazakh, English, Family Friendly
Rated G: _
Directed by: Otto Bell
The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazhkh family to become an eager hunger, 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.