The Eagle Huntress

87 mins.
Directed by Otto Bell
English and Kazakh with subtitles

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS follows Aisholopan, 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.

"In form and content, then, this is a movie that expands your sense of what is possible.." A.O. Scott. A New York Times Critics' Pick!