The Roper

About

An African American cowboy dreams of making it on the pro roping circuit.

Screens with

2013 Program

Year

2012

Country

USA

Genre

Documentary

Runtime

6 min

Credits

Directors

Ewan McNicol, Anna Sandilands

Artist Bio

Documentary filmmakers Ewan McNicol and Anna Sandilands are co-owners of Lucid Inc., a documentary studio based in Seattle, Washington. Ewan’s work has received numerous accolades, including a BAFTA nomination, a Royal Television Society award, and a Silver Cub nomination at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. Sandilands’ career began in advertising, garnering Effie nominations and an award for Lucid from The One Club, McNicol and Sandilands are in final production on their first feature-length documentary, Uncertain, and in pre-production on Rookie (working title,) a feature length version of The Roper. The short version of The Roper has been seen at numerous festivals in 2013 including Sundance and SXSW.