Reel Women in Film: Good Ol Girl

Online Program

Streams Daily April 12 - 16, 2021

Q&A April 15, 2021 at 7:30pm

Follow three young cowgirls as they hustle for land, cattle, and respect across Texas.

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Event Details

Discover how the film’s subjects challenge ranching traditions and cowboy mythology to carry on their family legacies and make their own way in modern industry.

The Museum's Reel Women in Film series highlights the works of women in front of or behind the camera.

Enjoy access to a virtual film screening of Sarah Brennan Kolb's film, Good Ol Girl, and connect with the Bullock Museum for a LIVE conversation about the film on Thursday, April 15th at 7:30 p.m. (CST). A virtual screening ticket will give you access to view the film for 24 hours between April 12 and 16, and grant you exclusive access to the live conversation.

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Film Credits

Rating: NR
Suggested age: 13+
Director: Sarah Brennan Kolb
Runtime: 78 min
Genre: Documentary, western
Release Year: 2020

About the Guest Speakers

Sara LeMoine Knox is a 5th generation rancher and an attorney with a private practice located in Coleman County, Texas. LeMoine focuses her legal practice in rural Agricultural matters including Real Estate, Probate, Estate planning and administration, and oil and gas. LeMoine owns a portion of the family’s historical ranch and manages another portion. While, on the ranch she is basically a hard laborer but she recoups some of those costs lost by handling a few, simple but costly, Legal Matters for her family’s operation. LeMoine’s Passion is her family, beef, environmental stewardship, and her community.

Born and raised on the border in Laredo, Texas, Martha Santos grew up with a strong love for the outdoors and the ranching way of life. She graduated from Texas Christian University with a Bachelors of Science in Ranch Management and a Business Minor in 2015. Since then, Martha has been active as a leader in the agriculture and beef industry. 

Mandy Dauses is a rancher based in East Texas. Originally from Virginia, Mandy has been the manager of Rush Creek Ranch since 2015. Mandy received her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences from North Carolina Wesleyan College and attended the Texas Christian University Ranch Management Program in Fort Worth, Texas. Mandy spends her days taking care of cattle with her horse, Legs, and Border Collie, Lily.

About the Filmmakers

Sarah Brennan Kolb is a director and producer born, raised, and based in Texas. Her work has premiered on Viceland TV, MailChimp Presents, and her first feature, Good Ol Girl, was an official selection of SXSW 2020. Her past producing credits include Lingua Franca (Venice 2019 / Netflix 2020), Major Arcana (Raindance 2018 / KinoLorber 2020), and Little Woods (Tribeca 2018 / NEON 2019). When she's not in the field, Sarah splits her time between various haunts across Texas with her German Shepherd, Owen.

Kyle I. Kelley is a New York-based cinematographer and producer, and owner of BullMoose Pictures . His past collaborations include award winning fiction and non-fiction filmmakers, and companies such as HBO, Insignia Films, and the New York Times. His past credits include, Axios on HBO; While I Breathe, I Hope (Southeast Emmy winner); American Experience: Sealab; Maggie Black; Uncle Peckerhead; and It Cuts Deep, among many others. His early career assisting Buddy Squires, ASC, led to an appreciation for verite and observational camera work, which translates into his style on everything from feature documentaries to short fiction films.

About Film Programs

Film programs at the Bullock Museum seek to connect the public with filmmakers and their art that you won't find just anywhere. From Texas-specific titles to films from around the globe, these programs will open-up a world of stories and culture for visitors. The Bullock Museum is committed to sharing the work of filmmakers of all backgrounds and identities.

At the Bullock Museum, programs have been a place for the community to gather and celebrate culture, explore new ideas, and share experiences together. During the COVID-19 pandemic, programs still provide an opportunity to bring the community together, even if we are apart. 

Zoom Information

You will be prompted to download the Zoom application for mobile or desktop if it is not already installed. You do not need a Zoom account to join this livestream.

For security and privacy purposes, attendees will not have video or audio capabilities. Questions will be moderated by Museum staff. Participants will not be allowed to send private messages or media in the livestream.

Banner image courtesy Tal Vez Productions

The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a division of the Texas State Preservation Board. Additional support for educational programming provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.

Reel Women in Film 2020 - 2021 Season