The Eagle Huntress (U)
Otto Bell, UK / Mongolia / USA, 2016, 87’
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. Aisholpan is a 13-year-old girl, training to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, rising to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries.
SCREENING AS PART OF MWLDAN'S ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL 13-26 JANUARY 2017
Wednesday 25 January @ 8.20pm