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The Eagle Huntress

The Eagle Huntress
Documentary, Family | 2016 | G. 1hr 27min
CAST: Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Daisy Ridley DIRECTOR: Otto Bell CAPTIONED ON WEDNESDAYS

The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholpan, 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.


There will be a post film discussion led by Glory and Jason Cancro following the 4:20 PM screening on Sunday, December 4. Learn More


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"The Eagle Huntress" is all at once an inspiring story for children of all ages to believe that they can do anything, a reflection of the unfairness of gender roles and a rare and unique look at a remote part of the world.
Ariel Scotti, New York Daily News
The movie's restrained second half stuns, ranking as one of the most magical stretches of nonfiction filmmaking in recent years.
Joey Nolfi, Entertainment Weekly
Aisholpan's sincerity and joy shines through [any] concerns. She's a genuine hero for the 21s century and her story is not to be missed.
J.A. Kordosh, Under the Radar
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