Captain Cowboy and the Money Maker Documentary

Captain Cowboy and the Moneymaker

A documentary following the life of a busking duo from Toronto, Canada. The documentary allows the viewer to observe a different lifestyle and shows how the love of music and each other can bring happiness.

Official Selection of the Toronto Independent Film Festival
Winner of Short Film Festival Directors Award at Toronto Independent Film Festival

Created by: Jonah Blaser, Danika Moir and Dominik Haake

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