Moruya FILM Group In conjunction with River Of Art present
THE EAGLE HUNTRESS - Thursday 17th May 2018
UK/Mongolia/USA 2016 87 mins G
Aisholpan Nurggaiv Daisy Ridley, Rys Nurgaiv The Performing Arts Centre, St Marys Primary School, Queen Street, MORUYA NOTE: In conjunction with the River of Art this month’s film will screen earlier on Thursday 17th May 6.30 pm: Refreshments 7.00 pm: Film Screening
This spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old 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.