THE EAGLE HUNTRESS

Rating: G
Length: 87 minutes
Genre: Documentary
Rating: G 87' very mild themes
Cast: Daisy Ridley (Narrator), Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Rhys Nurgaiv
Director: Otto Bell

Synopsis: Aishol-pan, a 13-year-old girl, 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. While there are many old Kazakh eagle hunters who vehemently reject the idea of any female taking part in their ancient tradition, Aisholpan's father, Nurgaiv, believes that a girl can do anything a boy can, as long as she's determined.

Reviews:
"Aisholpan is one of life's trailblazers - a feminist pioneer." (Time Out- Cath Clarke)
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