The Eagle Huntress (2016)

This spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verite footage, the film captures her personal journey while also addressing universal themes like female empowerment, the natural world, coming of age and the onset of modernity.

The Eagle Huntress (2016)

87 min|Documentary, Adventure, Sport|16 Dec 2016
7.5Rating: 7.5 / 10 from 2,196 usersMetascore: 72
Thirteen-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle huntress.