WHO’S IN IT?
(as themselves) Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Daisy Ridey
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Otto Bell (film debut), director, producer; Sharon Chang (film debut) and Stacey Reiss (The Diplomat), producers; Jeff Peters (When The Garden Was Eden), composer; Simon Niblett (Nobody Someday), cinematographer; Pierre Takal (One Direction: This Is Us), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Aisholpan Nurgaiv is a 13-year-old Mongolian girl who trains to become the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family to be an eagle hunter, a tradition that is usually reserved for fathers and sons. The film follows her journey as she accepts the challenges that await her and becomes a certified and steadfast woman in the process…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This stunning documentary, with some breath-taking cinematography and narration by new Star Wars heroine Daisy Ridley, captures a powerful tale of female empowerment in one of the harshest landscapes in the world.