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Video: Lonesome Willcox

                            Rex Allen, The Singing Cowboy

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Willcox, Arizona is a country music town that isn’t what it used to be. The town has a single radio station, run by one employee who lives at the studio, and is seen as an outcast by many of the townspeople.

This unlikely champion of country music has a troubled history with the music that he plays every day. But he’s keeping it alive for the old folks, and looking for redemption over the airwaves.

Sadly, as of October 2018, KHIL has been taken off the air. It is unclear what the new owners intend to do with the station.

A Film by Ryan Maxey & Zack Wright
Featuring Mark Lucke and KHIL

OFFICIAL SELECTION
SXSW, 2018 (World Premiere)
Doc NYC, 2018
Aspen Shortsfest, 2018
Palm Springs International Shortfest, 2018
Sidewalk Film Festival, 2018
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, 2018
Sheffield Doc/Fest Free Screen Programme, 2018
Provincetown International Film Festival, 2018
Lighthouse International Film Festival, 2018
Stuff MX Film Festival Mexico City, 2018
Salute Your Shorts Fest, 2018
Twin Cities Film Fest, 2018
Tucson Film & Music Festival, 2018
Olympia Film Festival, 2018
Thin Line Day Of The Docs, 2018
Rivers Edge International Film Festival, 2018
Bogotá Short Film Festival, 2018

Visit willcoxradio.com for updates on KHIL

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Running time: 11:50

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