The Eagle Huntress—Films on the Great Lawn

Past Event

Sunnylands' free outdoor movie series, Films on the Great Lawn, is presented on three Fridays in September. No reservations are required.

The Eagle Huntress tells the story of a 13-year-old girl from a nomadic tribe in Mongolia takes on a traditionally male role by raising an eagle and teaching it to hunt for meat and fur. This 2016 film is the winner of nine film awards and was nominated for nineteen.

The Eagle Huntress will be screened on Friday, September 14. Rated: G, Running time: 1 hour 27 minutes
See the official trailer here.

Film-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and small picnic items for the outdoor screening. Large coolers, alcohol, smoking, and pets are not permitted. Please see information about Sunnylands policies regarding pets and picnics. With limited parking, carpooling is strongly advised.

The movie will be introduced by a representative of the Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Times for all films are:

Gate opens: 7:00 pm
Film begins: 7:30 pm

Sunnylands Center & Gardens
37977 Bob Hope Drive,
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

For more information please contact the education department at 760.202.2234 or email