Doc Nights

AND WITH HIM CAME THE WEST

Directed by Mike Plante

USA, 2019, 1h 17min, DCP

Doc Nights

AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752

Showtime

Wed, Jul 17

Tying the life of a much-mythologized man up with the birth of the storytelling form that made him a legend, Mike Plante’s AND WITH HIM CAME THE WEST follows an opportunist named Wyatt Earp through both his actual life and the myriad fictionalizations of it that have entertained moviegoers since nearly the start of the sound era. The film is serious but not ponderous, connecting dots without pretending to be comprehensive even on the subject of Earp himself.” – John De Fore, The Hollywood Reporter

Director Mike Plante in attendance.

The gunfight at the OK Corral was a legend made famous by Hollywood studio westerns over many decades, from John Ford’s MY DARLING CLEMENTINE (1946) all the way to George Cosmatos’ ‘90s blockbuster, TOMBSTONE. In his provocative documentary, filmmaker Mike Plante examines the Hollywood legacy of Wyatt Earp through the many films that rewrote history to immortalize him.

And With Him Came The West

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