Yes No Report this. If there is one drawback to a documentary this beautiful inside and out, it comes out of the blurring of reality and staged reality. That said, you could tell the community was still wrestling with how they felt about it all when we showed up with a camera. For more than twelve generations, Aisholpan's ancestors used eagles to compete in falconry competitions, hunt for foxes and gain a form of status among the nomadic tribes of the Mongolian steppes. The cherry on top is Aisholpan's newly minted hair pompoms which hang on her braids like an announcement of the changing winds. IMDb Everywhere. She is now credited as an executive producer.
the only girl in the world learning to hunt with a golden eagle.
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with golden eagles, and today there are around practising falconers. Though she is not the first female eagle hunter—there's evidence of is the first Mongolian woman to compete in the country's Golden Eagle. In the Mongolian steppe, hunters partner with golden eagles to catch game.
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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. Sundance Sundance Kids. So the pace and the sequences were somewhat self-selecting. A year-old girl stands proud in the mountains of western Mongolia, cradling the eagle she has trained to hunt.
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In western Mongolia, hunting for fur and food with trained eagles is Female eagles, larger and stronger than males, are used almost exclusively in the hunt. Hunters come together for the Golden Eagle Festival to compete.
about a girl's dreams of being the first female to enter the Golden Eagle Kazakh minority living in Mongolia before I saw this documentary.
Photo Gallery. We saw a correlation between how successful men are at hunting and how highly they are esteemed by their community.
But sometimes we just had to surrender to elements beyond our control. Herself as Aisholpan. Sundance Sundance Kids.