THE EAGLE HUNTRESS

Rating: G
Length: 87 mins

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS follows 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.

“With our national headlines currently stuck in a rather toxic cycle, stories that value compassion, empathy, and the power of connection in the face of seemingly insurmountable barriers have special value. For that reason,this diligently crafted and family-friendly documentary narrated by Star Wars’ Daisy Ridley, is a particularly welcome arrival. the movie’s restrained second half stuns, ranking as one of the most magical stretches of nonfiction filmmaking in recent years.” ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY.

“The Eagle Huntress” is all at once an inspiring story for children of all ages to believe that they can do anything, a reflection of the unfairness of gender roles and a rare and unique look at a remote part of the world. It’s a worthwhile film for both children and adults and especially those who would try to clip the wings of a young girl with big dreams. Will have audiences soaring” NEW YORK DAILY NEWS.

“An inspiring documentary” TIME OUT LONDON.

“…a terrific family film…” THE SUNDAY AGE/SUNDAY HERALD SUN

“…a warm, inviting and highly atmospheric documentary that can be shared by the whole family…” THE HERALD SUN/DAILY TELEGRAPH

“…an utterly joyous life affirming tale of what a girl can do when she has the support of her family…” SMH/THE AGE

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