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Synopsis: Labrelah Hutchins, barrel racer and cowgirl from Mississippi pursues a lifelong dream to be the first African-American woman in the National Finals Rodeo.
Nathan Willis is an award-winning documentary filmmaker based in New Orleans. His short documentary ‘Cowgirl Up’ premiered at Slamdance and won Best Film and Best Director at the Fusion Documentary Challenge. His ultimate goal is to make the world a more hopeful, beautiful, and empathetic place.







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6 minutes

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Nathan Willis

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My name is Nathan Willis, and I am a commercial and documentary filmmaker based in the American South. I love telling stories that are full of beauty, passion, and hope. In the past I have directed short-form documentaries for Vice, MSNBC, Fusion, PBS and the Academy Award-winning production company, Participant Media. I love my wife, my dog, Atlanta Braves baseball, and I’m passionate about making the world a more empathetic and hopeful place.

For more information please contact me at nathanwillisfilms@gmail.com

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