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Everything In The Song Is True

Feature documentary about four iconic contemporary American cowboy artists.

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Overview

Genre
Biography, Docutainment, Human Interest, Music, and History
Synopsis

Doug Morrione (B.A., Colby College, M.A., The New School for Social Research) is an award-winning television producer and filmmaker currently based in Dubai, UAE.

Doug raised money through a Kickstarter campaign and moved to New Mexico to document the lives of four iconic cowboy characters: Gary McMahan – a national champion yodeler, legendary songwriter and poet; Jeff Nourse – a fourth generation cattle rancher, cowboy singer and iron sculptor; Brice Chapman – trick roper, farrier and animal trainer; and Yvonne Hollenbeck – an award-winning hand-stitch quilt maker, cowgirl poet and ranch wife.

The resulting film, Everything in the Song is True, is a hilarious and moving cowboy music and poetry doc about hard work and preserving a unique legacy of The American West.

Stage
finished
Running time
80 minutes

Credits

  • Doug Morrione ... Director, DOP, Editor
  • Beto Vargas ... Cinematogrpaher

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Matador Productions
Country
United States
Years of Production
4
Locations
New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Colorado, South Dakota, Utah,
Prod. Partners
Matador Productions

Distribution Details

Release year
2018
Festivals
Heartland, Maine International Film Festival, Sedona, Rockport, Amsterdam, Mexico, Bare Bones, IndieCork, Rural Route,
Awards
Audience Award (Maine), People's Choice (Rockport), Cinematography (Amsterdam), Best Documentary (Blue Whiskey, Chicago)
Distribution
Indie Rights
Language
English

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