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FILM SCREENING SCHEDULE

Screening Admission is by Festival Button
or with respective Tour Ticket

ALL SCREENINGS WILL BE 
IN THE HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM

Please see printed schedule for final dates & Times


PREMIERE EVENTS

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THURSDAY OCTOBER 5th

Floating Horses


Hugh School Auditorium
THURSDAY October 5th

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 

Floating Horses

Followed by a DISCUSSION with Director, Justin Koehler

Casey Tibbs is celebrated as the cowboy who elevated Rodeo from hard-luck contests of the early 1900s into the multi-million dollar sport it is today.

A documentary of his life has been produced by Justin Koehler from Colorado. The Life of Casey Tibbs documentary will reveal the rags to riches story of Rodeo legend and Western movie star, Casey Tibbs. Casey’s flamboyant lifestyle included plush, purple Cadillacs and flashy cowboy attire. Casey is often credited with elevating Professional Rodeo to National attention, branding him ‘the Babe Ruth of Rodeo.’

The finest historians of Casey Tibbs, Professional Rodeo and Western film will express their opinion on the one who rode above them all. Over 30 interviews were filmed with individualswhose lives and careers were forever altered by "America's most beloved cowboy." Rare rodeo footage, classic movie scenes, and famous photographs of the 1950s will punctuate their personal testaments.  Akin to riding a wild bronc in competition, Casey’s unpredictable life had its grand victories and cheerless crashes.

SEE FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/CaseyTibbsFilm/

 

Sergeant Rutlidge

FRIDAY OCTOBER 6th

Sergeant Rutledge

High School Auditorium
Friday October 6th

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, Woody Strode, Constance Towers
Directed by: John Ford 

Lieutenant Tom Cantrell is sent to defend Sergeant Braxton Rutledge, a black cavalry soldier, on a charge of rape and murder. Set in a courtroom and told in flashback through witnesses’ testimony, the shocking truth about the crimes gradually comes to light.

Following the screening Bob Boze Bell, the Editor/Publisher of True West magazine, will discuss with John Langellier the film, the Buffalo Soldiers, and how Director John Ford dealt with racism.

Dr. Langellier has written scores of books and articles and served as a consultant for a number of motion pictures and television productions. Among the books he has written are such diverse subjects the military history Fighting for Uncle Sam: Buffalo Soldiers in the Frontier Army, and Hollywood history Custer: The Man, the Myth, and the Movies. One of his most recent projects is the forthcoming Hollywood Horse Soldiers: The U. S. Cavalry in Popular Culture.



 

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SATURDAY OCTOBER 7th
Cheyenne Social Club

 High School Auditorium

Saturday October7 th

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Starring: James Stewart, Henry Fonda and Shirley Jones
Directed by: Gene Kelly
 

When an aging cowboy arrives in Cheyenne with his best friend he finds, to his embarrassment, that the successful business he has inherited from his brother is actually a house of prostitution.

Following the screening, Host Ben Mankiewicz will lead a discussion with author Scott Eyman about the film and it’s two stars, who are the subject of his new book, Hank and Jim: The Fifty-Year Friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart. Eyman is a frequent book reviewer for The Wall Street Journal. He has written over a dozen books about the Golden Age of Hollywood, including what most consider the definitive biographies of both John Wayne and John Ford. 

Screening Admission is by Festival Button
or as designated by respective Tour Ticket

ALL SCREENINGS WILL BE 
IN THE HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM

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Celebrity Guests

Diamond Farnsworth
Vanda Krefft
Ben Mankiewicz
Wyatt McCrea
Conrad Palmisano

 

Master of Ceremonies

Larry Maurice

Guest & Panelists
William Chemerka
Larry Floyd
Allen Glazner
Scott Harris
Don Kelsen
Dennis Liff
 

Panel Moderator
Ed Hulse


Thursday Night Opening Film
THE DIVIDE 
Starring Perry King


Friday Night Keynote Film
TBD

Saturday Night Keynote Film
TBD

Special Guests
Claude Gagnon and members of the 
Will James Society

EARLY BIRD TOUR
Thursday 12:30 PM
Restored Slim Princess 
in Independence