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CELEBRATING AND RENEWING THE WESTERN GENRE

Movies and Music at the First Pioneertown Film Festival

By Vincent Walter Jacob


The golden age of Western films may have passed in Hollywood, but the genre still lives on. As Western movies evolve, they are no longer necessarily associated with saloons and tumbleweeds swaying in the wind. I was curious to see what they had to say in 2022 so I headed to the first edition of the Pioneertown International Film Festival.