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09/03 The Picture House Presents Advance Screening of the Eagle Huntress as Part of Second Annual Westchester International Children’s Film Festival 5 PM

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09/03 The Picture House Presents Advance Screening of the Eagle Huntress as Part of Second Annual Westchester International Children’s Film Festival 5 PM

September 03, 2016 - 14:13
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The Picture House Presents Advance Screening of the Eagle Huntress as Part of Second Annual Westchester International Children’s Film Festival

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PELHAM, NY -- 

WHAT: As part of the 2nd Annual Westchester International Children’s Film Festival, The Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH) will present an advance screening of The Eagle Huntress, narrated and produced by Daisy Ridley.

This spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verite footage, the film captures her personal journey while also addressing universal themes like female empowerment, the natural world, coming of age and the onset of modernity.

WHEN: Saturday, September 3rd at 5:00 p.m. 

WHY: The Westchester International Children’s Film Festival is another example of The Picture House’s commitment to providing the community with an alternative to standard commercial offerings. It’s a chance to travel the world through film without leaving Westchester.

WHERE: The Picture House, 175 Wolfs Lane, Pelham, NY 10803          

HOW: Press tickets are available for the screening and discussion, please call Amy Cole at

(917) 903-1964 or email [email protected] for more information.