The true story of an Emerald Legend. In the early 1970's, enchanted by the spell of the emerald, a man finds his way to the exotic and dangerous land of Colombia. With a dream and talent for the stone, he embarks on a journey of struggle and discovery. Twenty-five years later Eishy Hayata is an Emerald Czar. Emerald Cowboy reveals the extraordinary life and death of a modern day cowboy in a world never before witnessed. This film is an official selection of the Temecula Film Festival. Special features include: video diary, deleted scenes, trailers, TV spots and sneak previews. "..a true folk hero..." - NY TIMES "..compelling.." - NY POST "Fascinating man" - Village Voice.