CULTURE

Behind the Scenes of “The Eagle Huntress” in the Most Desolate Regions of Mongolia

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Asher Svidensky

Documentary-maker Otto Bell’s debut feature tells the story of Aisholpan, a 13-year-old powerhouse bucking centuries of tradition with her quest to become Mongolia’s first female eagle hunter. Go behind the scenes in the most desolate regions of Mongolia, here.

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Andrew Yarme, courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

Aisholpan’s father, Nurgaiv.

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Aisholpan’s father, Nurgaiv, and Aisholpan.

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Asher Svidensky, courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

Aisholpan.

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Aisholpan and her father, Nurgaiv.

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Aisholpan and her father, Nurgaiv.

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Aisholpan’s father, Nurgaiv.