The Eagle Huntress

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When? Saturday 27th November, 5:15PM

Where? Bridge House Theatre, Warwick.

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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.

Daily News

For every misgiving The Eagle Huntress invites, it offers inspiration in equal measure, taking the audience on a beautiful, thrilling journey to a part of the world that is still largely inaccessible. And it introduces them to a young woman who gives bravery a bracing, unforgettable face.

What's it about?

A documentary telling the story of thirteen-year-old Aisholpan, a Mongolian girl who is aiming to become the first ever female to compete in the annual eagle festival. Follow her inspirational story as she trains to become the first femaile in her nomadic Kazakh family to become an eagle huntress.

Set against the breathtakingly beautiful expanse of the Mongolian Steppe, this film features stunning cinematography, with awe-inspiring footage of this amazing landscape.

The details

Rating: U
Runtime: 1 hour 27mins
Stars: Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Daisy Ridley (voice), Rys Nurgaiv

Director: Otto Bell

Release: 2016