Monmouth University

Center for the Arts

Past Event

World Cinema Series

The Eagle Huntress

Monmouth University Global Education Office presents World Cinema Series 2019-2020 – “Women: Power and Identity”. A global cinematic survey of women as leaders of change in patriarchal cultures through their engagement in community, national politics, and film.

Thirteen-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her nomad family to become an eagle huntress. (Director: Otto Bell, 2016)

Rated: G
1 hour 27 minutes

Box Office: 732.263.6889

Feb26, 2020

7:30 PM

Free and open to the public

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