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John: The Last Cowboy

92 year old John Hoiland is running his large ranch in Montana all by himself. As the son of a Norwegian immigrant, he has been raised to work hard and live frugally.

John: The Last Cowboy
John: The Last Cowboy

Time & Location

Mar 10, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center, 195 W Main St, Cedaredge, CO 81413, USA

About the Event

92-year-old John Hoiland runs his huge ranch in Montana all by himself. The son of a Norwegian immigrant, he has been raised to work hard and save his dollars for a rainy day. Through the years, people have offered him big money for his land. But life on the ranch is the only life he wants, and he finds great joy in the nature surrounding him, the freedom to work on his own land and daily conversations with his best friend Jim.

"JOHN – The Last Cowboy" is a poetic tribute to the simple life, a peaceful escape from fast-paced modern society and a subtle reminder of what is lost.

Frode Fimland


Director, producer and photographer. Has worked in filmmaking and television since graduation from the media program at Volda University College in 1986. He has been a photographer and producer for countless "Norge Rundt" broadcasts as well as series such as "Norskekysten", “Vesterhavsøyene”, "Kulejenter" and "Salt & Pepper". A resident of Bergen for the past 25 years, he has completed assignments on all continents. “Siblings are forever” however, is the story of a brother and sister living on the neighboring farm where he grew up in Naustdal on Norway’s West Coast.  He has worked as a one-man film team throughout the entire production. “Siblings are forever” is his first film in the cinema and is the most watched Norwegian documentary in Norway the past five years.


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