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The MDHC Announces The Film "The Rider" May 3


April 24, 2019 | View PDF

The MonDak Heritage Center announces a screening of the independent film The Rider, the final film in our First Friday Film Series sponsored by Mid-Rivers Communications! The film will show on Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m. at the MonDak Heritage Center, 120 3rd Ave SE, Sidney.

The Rider is an independent drama directed by Chloé Zhao. Synopsis: After a tragic riding accident, young cowboy Brady (Brady Jandreau), once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, is warned that his competition days are over. Back home, Brady finds himself wondering what he has to live for when he can no longer do what gives him a sense of purpose: to ride and compete. In an attempt to regain control of his fate, Brady undertakes a search for new identity and tries to redefine his idea of what it means to be a man in the heartland of America. Rated R. Film run time is 103 minutes.

Winner of the C.I.C.A.E. Award at the Cannes Film Festival. Five Spirit Award Nominations, including Best Picture. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Deauville Film Festival.

The film is FREE to the public. Popcorn provided.

The views and opinions expressed in the films in the First Friday Film Series are those of the characters and/or directors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the MonDak Heritage Center or our sponsor Mid-Rivers Communications.

For more information, contact MDHC at 406-433-3500 or go to


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