Cowboy Poet

Cowboy Poet

Film Session(s)

5 minutes, USA, 2021



In our age of ubiquitous media, the once popular oral tradition of cowboy poetry has all but faded from popular memory. Luckily the art form has unexpectedly found new breath in Thatch Elmer, a 14 year-old cowboy poet, who has found the cultural practice to be a wellspring of strength, connection, and healing.


Director(s): Jared Jakins

Producer(s): Hunter Phillips, Kelyn Ikegami