Steve Zahn and Sasha Knight in the wilderness in Cowboys - HRAFF 2021
Steve Zahn and Sasha Knight in the wilderness in Cowboys - HRAFF 2021
Cowboys (2020)

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Featuring a panel discussion after the film

Anna Kerrigan | USA | 2020 | Unclassified (15+)

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Sat 24 Apr 2021


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Troy (Steve Zahn) and his young child Joe (Sasha Knight) are on the run in rural western Montana.

They think they can make it to the Canadian border – if they can just manage to keep a low enough profile while they journey north. But Joe's mother Sally (Jillian Bell) has discovered they’re missing, and an outsider within the local police force, Faith (Ann Dowd), is in hot pursuit. As Faith discovers more about the case, she finds this supposed kidnapping is more than it seems. Troy is attempting to free his transgender son from the bigotry of his mother; Troy also has mental health issues, and is without his much-needed medication.

Winner of Best Screenplay and Best Actor at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival, writer/director Anna Kerrigan captures a portrait of a pivotal childhood experience with a compassionate and sturdy lens. Guided with care and vision, this modern-day western has an emotional veracity that simply must be seen.

Format: DCP
Language: English
Source: Other Angle Pictures
Duration: 83


83 mins


Unclassified (15+)


Cinema 1, Level 2
ACMI, Fed Square

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