Cowboys: A Documentary Portrait special screening April 30 at the Alamo Drafthouse | KLBK | KAMC
Co-director John Langmore will make a live appearance
LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — Here is a press release from The Owen Group Advertising:
The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and the National Ranching Heritage Center will host a special screening of author, photographer and co-director John Langmore on Saturday, April 30and at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Lubbock at 7 p.m. John Welch, the longtime manager of Spade Ranches, will moderate the panel after the screening. Iconic Texas rancher Tom Moorhouse will also participate.
Co-director John Langmore will present a moderated Q&A after the screening, alongside the museum. Proceeds from the screening will support the Ranching Heritage Museum. John is the co-director/producer of the award-winning documentary feature, Cowboys: A Documentary Portrait. Told in the cinematic tradition of classic westerns, “COWBOYS – A Documentary Portrait” lets viewers ride alongside modern working cowboys on some of America’s largest and most remote cattle ranches. The film documents the lives of the men and women who work on these “great ranches” – roughly over a million acres – that still hire full crews of cowboys on horseback.
Told through first-hand accounts from the cowboys themselves, the story is steeped in authenticity and explores the rewards and hardships of a famous but misunderstood way of life, including the challenges that await cowboys. boys essential to the world’s beef supply.
John Langmore is an Austin, TX based photographer who pursues personal long-term projects. His first book, Open Range: America’s full-dress cowboy (Twin Palms Publishers 2018), is the result of over six years of photography on fourteen of the nation’s largest ranches. John’s second book, Fault Lines: Portraits of East Austin (Trinity University Press 2019), documents the rapid disappearance of communities in Old East Austin.
John is the co-director/producer of the award-winning documentary feature, Cowboys: A Documentary Portrait. Langmore will be signing copies of his book Open Range at the screening.
For more information visit: www.drafthouse.com/lubbock
Contact Robert Saucedo: 832-722-2869
(The Owen Group Advertising press release)