5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
S.B. “Burk” Burnett Board Room
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
1700 Northeast 63rd St. Oklahoma City, OK 73111
Join us for BBQ and a screening of the critically acclaimed 2017 film The Rider. After a riding accident leaves a young cowboy unable to compete on the rodeo circuit, he attempts to redefine his identity and his idea of what it means to be a man in the heartland of America. Written, produced and directed by Chloe Zhao, this contemporary Western was filmed on a South Dakota reservation and employs an innovative filmmaking style that involves collaboration with non-professional actors who incorporate elements of their own lives into the story. A visually and emotionally powerful film called “cinematic poetry” by Roger Ebert.com–don’t miss it.
105 min. Rated R.
Gourmet barbeque buffet prepared by the Petroleum Club of Oklahoma City. Cash bar. $40, $35 for Museum members. Registrations accepted through August 19. Call to reserve your spot today! (405) 478-2250
This event will be a great kick-off to our annual international film series for 2019-2020: The Women Filmmakers Showcase (more info coming soon!)
The Rider (2017)