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UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum present

The Eagle Huntress

The Eagle Huntress
March 10, 2019 - 11:00 am

The Eagle Huntress  (U.K./Mongolia/U.S., 2016)

Set against the breathtaking Mongolian steppe, The Eagle Huntress follows 13-year-old Aisholpan as she trains to become the first female eagle hunter in 12 generations of her Mongolian tribe’s history. Featuring awe-inspiring cinematography, the film captures Aisholpan’s determination to master an ancient, male-dominated sport and is an extraordinary story about family, tradition and the courage it takes to soar.

DCP, color, in Kazakh and English with English subtitles, 87 min. Director: Otto Bell. Cast: Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Rys Nurgaiv, Daisy Ridley (Narrator).

Recommended for ages 8+

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