The Eagle Huntress TIFF 2016
The Eagle Huntress TIFF 2016

'Eagle Huntress' Heroine Inspired Other Girls in Her Community to Break Tradition

Director Otto Bell reveals why he spent his “life savings and a bunch of money from the bank” to film “The Eagle Huntress,” a documentary about Aisholpan Nurgaiv, a 13-year-old nomadic girl who broke gender barriers to become Mongolia’s first female eagle hunter. The duo stopped by the Variety Studio presented by airbnb at the Toronto Film Festival.

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