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NBHA MT5 June Update 2017

Here is some information regarding a movie that is being filmed locally:

Greetings Barrel Racers of Montana,

My crew and I are producing a barrel racing film based here in the Flathead. Our hope is to bring a spotlight to the sport while telling an amazing and touching story about family, faith and overcoming loss.

Our team has secured a letter of intent to distribute from Bridgestone Media Group, a leader in distribution of Christian content.

Please consider helping this production. We honestly can’t do this without you! Taking part in this film will mean that your business or attraction will be promoted to a (hopefully) worldwide audience.

Anyone filmed, from Rodeo Clowns to Barrel Racers would sign an appearance release. If for any reason they don’t want to be a part of the film, that’s fine. They will be edited out.

We are locking in dates to work with as many of you as possible at Carpenter’s Arena in July as well as at the Blue Moon. Our goal will be to connect with some of the larger venues in the Flathead.  We will be posting information regarding upcoming events on our Facebook page at @MovieUseless as well as Instagram @useless.film. We hope to also be able to get information to you via Sheri as well!

If for any reason you need to contact us feel free through Facebook, Instagram or my partner, Charity Ambrose at charityaambrose@gmail.com

Below is a synopsis of our story…..
When her parents die in a car accident, 14-year-old Jessie goes to live with her older sister Amy and brother-in-law, Mick. Jessie was the youngest, by a large margin, with her sister a full 25 years older. This creates tension in the house. Amy is Jessie’s sister, but she’s old enough to be her mom, and is now filling that role.

At 45, Mick has a much easier time filling in as a father. Yet as conflict rises between Jessie and Amy, Mick realizes the one thing Jessie needs most to help balance her out is a horse. Money has been tight ever since Mick lost his job at the mill. He works at a hardware store, but only to get his family by until he can find something better.

With only a few hundred dollars to work with, Mick finds one - a cutting horse reject named Lucky, who has been deemed useless by his owner. Mick brings Lucky home and begins working with the horse, and Jessie, to learn barrel racing.

After their first competition, tragedy strikes. Mick suffers a young stroke and is rushed to the hospital. Without any health insurance, the family is buried under a mountain of debt, and Jessie’s life is yet again thrown into chaos.

Jessie watches her hero reduced to a wheelchair and struggling to overcome adversity. She decides to race with only one goal in mind - to earn the money they need to pay off their debt.

Josiah Burdick, Director
Charity Ambrose, Producer
Travis Bruyer, Associate Producer
Christine Lazorishak, Associate Producer