Director: Emelie Mahdavian
Genres: Documentary, Women and Film
Distributor: Magnolia Pictures
Emelie Mahdavian's documentary BITTERBRUSH follows Hollyn and Colie, range riders who are spending their last summer herding cattle in remote Idaho. Totally off the grid with only their dogs as companions, Hollyn and Colie brave inclement weather and perilous work conditions while pondering their futures. A portrait of friendship, life transitions, and the work of two skilled young women in the isolated and beautiful landscape of the American West, BITTERBRUSH is an intimate portrayal of a way of life rarely seen on film.
"Sublime. It packs a hell of a punch." -Kristen Lopez, Indiewire