MOVIE OF THE WEEK April 13, 2018: THE RIDER

motw logo 1-35Sweeping vistas and earnest performances are at the heart of Chloe Zhao’s moving drama The Rider, which follows the struggles of a modern cowboy after his promising rodeo career is cut short by a grave injury. Filmed almost entirely on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, The Rider features Pine Ridge residents — members of the Lakota tribe — playing thinly fictionalized versions of themselves.Continue reading…

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