This week, SO many art events are happening! Equus Film Festival event doesn’t happen till November, but I decided to post it today anyway so that if you were interested you could plan and buy tickets! Looks like LOTS of fun!!! This is the first time this event will be held in NYC and will be featuring over 50 equine movies, documentaries, music videos-and any other kind of film that has a horses in it. There is also an awards dinner on Saturday night!
I also want to tell you that my paper jumper sculpture piece Fleur!! AND and another very large sculpture that I am working on now are going to be exhibited at Centenary College Equine Studies Program next week!!!!!
And here is a little bit about Centenary~
Centenary College is a four year college located in Hackettstown, NJ. They have a great Equine Studies Program. For the third time in five years, Centenary College won the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Hunter Seat National Championship!
The Equus Film Festival~
Location: New York City, MIST Harlem, 46 W 116th St, New York, USA
Date: November 21 & 22
Site: http://equusfilmfestival.com And https://www.facebook.com/EquusFilmFestivalNYC
The Equus Film Festival (#EFFNY) is coming to New York City on Friday, November 21st and Saturday, November 22nd to highlight and award the diverse and creative efforts of those in film and advertising, who artistically pay homage to the horse through media.
This is the first film festival orientated around equestrian themed content from around the world. The films and commercial content show the rich history and diverse tapestry of the horse in human culture. The festival will feature more than 50 films and creative works running across three separate screens!
Also, Scott Trees, a photographer will be joining them with his horse photography! http://www.treesmedia.com/#
Here are a few of the trailers!!
And now, for one of my favorite Shetland pony videos, here is “Dance Pony Dance”!
“Valiant” A feature length documentary about the life and teachings of the blind horse named Valiant.
“The Gypsy Vanner Horse” documentary by Mark & Jackie Barrett
Strong Women, Wild Horses
RIP Deputy Broad
Wild Mustangs PBS Untamed Legacy
And here are a few links to some of the other films that are going to be there!
Margaret McIntosh, Elite Para Equestrian
“American Jouster” is an award winning documentary that was the first film to examine the motivations and lifestyles of modern day Knights who lead a life of pain and glory on the road.
The DEADLINE for film submissions is OCTOBER 15TH!! TOMORROW !!
Contact The Equus Film Festival today if you need an entry form –> http://equusfilmfestival.com/en/contact
Looks like a great weekend to watch some really neat horse movies that you other wise wouldn’t get to see!! I have and other horse art event I’m going to be posting about on Friday~
P.S. Where’s the popcorn?:)
Huh? What? Well, I will believe that when I see flying Shetlands !