The American Cowboy

The American Cowboy, once revered as a stalwart of Western strength and exceptionalism, a beloved icon of America itself, is regarded as a toxic token of a bygone era. The cowboy must fight the narrator to regain his iconic status.

  • Radomir Jordanovic
    Director
  • Josh Rahman
    Writer
  • Radomir Jordanovic
    Writer
  • Josh Rahman
    Key Cast
    "Cowboy"
  • Adam Sartain
    Key Cast
    "Narrator"
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 17 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 25, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    30 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Radomir Jordanovic

Radomir was born in Belgrade, Serbia and moved to the US as a 7 year-old. Raised in Indianapolis, he then moved to Los Angeles to make movies for a living.

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Director Statement

The iconic image of the lone cowboy as the hero of the American West is worn thin these days by new ways of looking at the subjects that had been used to construct this cowboy figure. This mockumentary pits contemporary thought against a cowboy to see what happens.