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  • Certification: PG
  • Country: UK
  • Language: English
  • Run time: 87 minutes
  • Genre: Family

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Director: Otto Bell.
Starring: Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Rys Nurgaiv. UK/Mongolia/USA 2016. 87 mins.


This spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-yearold 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.

CFF PG

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