From director Otto Bell come sthis new Kazakhstani set documentary about a young girl who inherits an ancient tradition that is handed down from father to son. A young 13 year old girl trains to become the next Eagle Hunter.
Synopsis: The Eagle Huntress 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, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries.
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.
THE EAGLE HUNTRESS releases on MARCH 16, 2017 in AUSTRALIA through SONY PICTURES RELEASING