Essential Docs // The Eagle Huntress

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Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Wed, Aug 12 12:00 PM
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Film Info
Runtime:87 min
Country Listing:UK, Mongolia, USA
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Display Category:Free for Members
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In defiance of a centuries-old, male-dominated tradition, 13-year-old Aisholpan Nurgaiv became the first female in her Kazakh family to hunt with golden eagles. Follow the indomitable young heroine on her quest to train her first eagle and compete against male hunters at a prestigious hunting competition. Set against the spectacular expanse of the Mongolian steppe—and narrated by Star Wars star Daisey Ridley—The Eagle Huntress is an enthralling coming of age story about tradition, respect, family and female empowerment, featuring some of the most awe-inspiring aerial cinematography you’ll ever see on screen. Recommended for all ages!

In Kazakh with English subtitles.

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