The Eagle Huntress (Trailer)

August 4, 2016 - The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in 12 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.

Read an interview with Otto Bell, director of The Eagle Huntress.

Courtesy Sony Pictures Classics
Photo: Asher Svidensky