In the 1960s a young expansion team called the Dallas Cowboys captured the attention of a nation. They did it with skill, innovation and style; but they also did it with heart. The early Cowboys were arguably one of the most colorful teams in NFL history, yet most of their story has never been told.

While blazing trails on the field, Don Meredith and his teammates were also part of a larger, singular time in history. The hard fought battles of the gridiron were played during an unprecedented cultural war: when civil rights, Vietnam, and the assassinations of our most beloved leaders were playing out in homes and communities across the country. It was a period when one national pastime was replacing another, a new America was being born, and a new young team from Dallas was right in the middle of it all.

FIRST COWBOYS is a feature documentary following the origins of a franchise, the challenging roads they travelled, and the battles fought by the first great titans of a Golden Age…

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 Oct 7, 2017 - VideoFest

DOORS 5:00pm                   SHOW 5:15pm ALL AGES
WHERE: Studio Movie Grill NW HWY 6
10110 Technology Blvd W, Dallas, TX 75220

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Dallas VideoFest 30 presents DocFest, featuring dozens of documentary features and also shorts, during four days, Oct. 5-8, 2017, on one screen at one theater, Studio Movie Grill on Northwest Hwy. in Dallas.
Discussion features filmmaker Michael Meredith, son of legendary Cowboys great Don Meredith, who is currently searching for home movies from the Dallas community to help tell this story. Filmmaker in attendance.


Nov 11, 2017 - The Edge of Texas

WHEN: 11:00 am

WHERE: The Joule Ballroom  1530 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201

The Edge of Texas

Led by Texas Monthly editors, The Edge of Texas will showcase the big thinking and bold stories on our horizons. Listen to Michael Meredith discuss his latest documentary, First Cowboys, on Saturday with writer-at-large Michael Hoinski.