Inaugural Pioneertown Film Fest Celebrates the Legacy of Westerns While Looking to the Future
When filmmaker and Western fan Julian T. Pinder set out to organize a film event dedicated Hollywood’s love affair with the Old West, he decided early on to tackle the genre’s problematic history head on by emphasizing inclusion and indigenous voices.
Jason Momoa's 'The Last Manhunt' Redefines Westerns With Indigenous Perspective
In revisiting the tale of fugitive lovers on the run in California's High Desert, the makers of "The Last Manhunt" sought to correct a story that has remained very much alive for the indigenous Chemehuevi people of the region for more than 100 years.
First Annual Pioneertown International Film Festival Set for May After COVID-19 Postponement
Good news, Western movie buffs — the first annual Pioneertown International Film Festival is back on after being postponed from its original Aug. 2021 dates due to COVID-19.
Pioneertown International Film Festival
The inaugural festival, presented by Fistful of Bourbon and The Autry Museum Of The American West, will be held on 27-29 May 2022, in Pioneertown, CA at the original studios built by Roy Rogers & Gene Autry in the 1940s as an Old West movie set, repurposed for the occasion.