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The Eagle Huntress
Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 8:00 PM

Free Event! The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholopan, 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.
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Join us August 23 at dusk for a presentation of Silver Screen at Silverwood Park, featuring a screening of The Eagle Huntress. Arrive early for a pre-film concert by Sarah Morris that will begin at 6:30pm.

In the case of rain or inclement weather, this screening will be held indoors in Silverwood Park's Great Hall.

The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholopan, 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. Set against the breathtaking expanse of the Mongolian steppe, The Eagle Huntress features some of the most awe-inspiring cinematography ever captured in a documentary, giving this intimate tale of a young girl’s quest the dramatic force of an epic narrative film.

Silverwood Park, 2500 County Rd E, St. Anthony, MN 55421


Press

"The outline of a modern feminist epic is always there in the background. What's surprising is how fresh and charming the movie manages to be." - Seattle Times

"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

"It has great cinematography. Deep connections between humans and animals. And a ton of female empowerment." - Kansas Star


MOVIES IN THE PARK

Join your neighbors and the Film Society at parks and venues throughout the Twin Cities for a series of timeless classics, cult favorites, and critical darlings presented throughout the summer months.