LAST CHANCE INDIES: ‘The Eagle Huntress’ (January 20th – 26th)

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LAST CHANCE INDIES: ‘The Eagle Huntress’ (January 20th – 26th)

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THE EAGLE HUNTRESS follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries.

 

Aishol-pan, a 13-year-old girl, trains to become the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries. While there are many old Kazakh eagle hunters who vehemently reject the idea of any female taking part in their ancient tradition, Aisholpan’s father, Nurgaiv, believes that a girl can do anything a boy can, as long as she’s determined.

 

Critic Quotes:

Aisholpan is one of life’s trailblazers – a feminist pioneer.” – Time Out

“Factor in the feel-good story, Bell’s bracing cinematography, and his meticulous observance of the villagers’ customs and environments, and the film becomes a multilayered exploration of dignity, perseverance, and progress.” – Chicago Reader

“The film lends itself to grand pronouncements about feminism or animal rights or some combination of the two, but at heart this is an engaging story about a girl and her eagle.” – Village Voice

“Otto Bell’s The Eagle Huntress is everything you could ask for in a documentary, and more. It’s the more that distracts from time to time, but not enough to spoil our pleasure.” – Wall Street Journal

“”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.” – New York Daily News

 

 

 

Director: Otto Bell

Runtime: 101 minutes

Rating: G

 

Showtimes:

Friday, January 20: 10:00AM

Saturday, January 21: 2:00

Sunday, January 22: 3:30

Monday, January 23: 11:00AM, 9:50

Tuesday, January 24: 3:20, 7:50

Wednesday, January 25: 1:00, 5:30

Thursday, January 26: 11:00AM, 5:30

 

FILM TICKETS:

$11 General Admission / $8.50 Students & Seniors / $7.50 Members. Tickets available at box office or online:

Buy Movie Tickets

Only at Digital Gym CINEMA in North Park.

2921 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104.

(Off 805 Freeway on corner of 30th Street and El Cajon Blvd.)

CINEMA INFO:

info@mediaartscenter.org / 619-230-1938

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