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An American Western drama film, Concrete Cowboy touches on the urban African-American horseback riding culture in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A 15-year-old boy from Detroit is sent to live with his estranged father. He learns all about the local urban cowboys of the area. It was released to Netflix on April 2, 2021.
The film is inspired by the Fletcher Street Urban Riding Club, a non-profit organization devoted to inner-city horsemanship in north Philadelphia. Director, Ricky Staub, witnessed a rider on a horse down in Philadelphia. It led him to further research urban cowboys and some of their real-life struggles. The movie was actually filmed in north Philadelphia in August 2019.
This coming-of-age film isn’t one to miss! Some of the cast members include Idris Elba, Caleb McLaughlin, Jharrel Jerome, Lorraine Toussaint, Byron Bowers and Method Man. Enjoy the official trailer below…
The film is a unique blend of fact and fiction that captures the viewer’s attention. Join the characters in this insightful story.