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The Summer of ’81

Film of the Week

The unique story of Wyoming man, Bob Taylor and the spirit and struggles of his life’s journey. From teaching in the city, to being a Cowboy in Wyoming, to raising his family without electricity in the cabin he built by hand, and of course baseball. Above all, this film is about life and holding on to those memories that make us who we are.

The film was an official selection at NFFTY 2013 and won the Audience Choice Award for the Life on Earth screening.


The Summer of ’81 from Cactus Productions on Vimeo.

About the director:

Preston Randolph

Preston Randolph has had a passion for film ever since he was a kid and that passion has grown into an award winning profession. In High School, Randolph won the Wyoming Student Film Festival, three consecutive years and is the only student ever to do so. After High School, Randolph decided not to attend college, but instead take specialized courses on certain aspects of production and continue building his resume in independent film by producing several short films. Randolph has won numerous awards nationwide and is always anxious to start new collaborations and projects of meaning and social importance.

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