CM Russell and The American West

Big Sky Film Series

C.M. Russell and the American West is the first major film exploration of Russell’s life, art, writings, and enduring legacy. The film tells Russell’s story through interviews with scholars, biographers, and experts, along with archival photographs, film and actor-voiced writings and recollections of Russell, his wife, Nancy, friends and fellow cowboys. The documentary will re-introduce Russell to a 21st-Century audience and affirm his standing as a major American artist.

C.M. Russell and the American West is a major production of Montana PBS.

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