Balapan, the Wings of the Altaï 52' by Hamid Sardar


In the Deloun valley of western Mongolia, men struggle to keep their sheep herd alive from hungry wolves. To fight back, they have decided to organize a massive wolves hunt with their tamed eagle. Khoda Bergen, a 4 years-old and dreams of participating in the hunt. Before that however, he will first have to capture and train a Balapan, a young eagle.


PRODUCTION: ZED / Axis Mundi with the participation of Voyage

Director: Hamid Sardar

Genre: Human Stories

Available versions: French, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Castellano, German, English



Banff Mountain Film Festival (Canada)
Best Film on Mountain Culture
Mountain Film Festival of Telluride (United States)
Mountain Culture Award

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