2018 EQUUS Film Festival Gallops Back to New York City

Films, Pop-Up Gallery and Hotel all in One New Location, November 29 - December 2

For the love of the horse and all things equine. The EQUUS Film Festival is proud to provide a home once again to the filmmakers, authors and artist who bring these wonderful horse stories to life, through film, art and literature.

Mark your calendar for the sixth annual EQUUS Film Festival November 29 - December 2 with three days of films, PANELS, Pop-Up Gallery, a private pub to meet and visit with our filmmakers, a Hospitality gathering at the Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery and join us please for the presentation of this year’s WINNIE Awards. This unique film festival brings International horsemen and women together to join with audiences to celebrate the beauty of the horse through cinema, literature and art.

The program schedule for this year’s EQUUS Film Festival (attached) will include over 28 NEW feature length films and documentaries that will premier in New York City along with over 40 equestrian shorts. International Filmmakers from more than ten countries, including India and Australia will be joining our US filmmakers and equine experts for our PANELS on Saturday. There will be classes and lectures open to the public for free. Please see the attached schedule for times and locations.

Since 2013 we have had the privilege of sharing 100’s of equine films with our devoted New York City audience. We are announcing for the first time this year the opportunity to join our new EQUUS Film Festival Streaming On-Demand service especially for those who cannot make it to the festival: https://filmfestivalflix.com/festival/equus/#.W_wIsuhKiUn

The 2018 EQUUS Film Festival will open with a Welcome Gathering on Thursday evening, November 29, at the Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery. This will include a meet-and-greet with equestrian filmmakers, authors and artists. Everyone is welcome but must register at the www.equusfilmfestival.net  Ticket Link. It will conclude on Sunday evening, December 2, with the presentation of the WINNIE Awards.

EQUUS FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE:  November 29 – December 2, 2018

  • Thursday November 29 - Welcome Gathering – 6 PM- 9 PM: The Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery
  • Friday November 30 – Films - 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Friday November 30 – Pop Up Gallery - 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday December 1 – Films - 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Saturday December 1 – Directors Panels - 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday December 1 – Pop Up Gallery - 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday December 2 – Films - 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday December 2 – WINNIE Awards: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Sunday December 2 – Pop Up Gallery - 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Sunday December 2 – Clinton Park Stables Carriage Horse Tour - 3:00-5:00 (618 West 52nd Street)

Founded in 2013 by Lisa Diersen, and co-organized by Diana De Rosa, who joined the festival in 2015, this year's Festival will present prestigious WINNIE awards to filmmakers, artists and authors. Reserve/purchase tickets at www.equusfilmfestival.net


 EQUUS Film Festival welcome GATHERING, Location: Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery - 109 Ingraham St., Brooklyn, New York 11237. (new location)

 LOCATION FOR FILMS/DIRECTORS PANELS/NETWORKING: Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, NY. N 11th St & Brewers Row & Wythe Avenue - Brooklyn, NY 11249 - 718-460-8000 – www.wythehotel.com

The EQUUS Film Festival has a new location for all activities under one roof at the WYTHE Hotel in Brooklyn, NY.

 EQUUS Film Festival films: Tickets can be ordered online. Click on the Ticket Link on the website at www.equusfilmfestival.net

 WHAT:  Pop-Up Gallery: Networking Opportunity with those attending the EQUUS Film Festival as well as Directors Panels and the WINNIE AWARDS.

 WHAT:  Carriage Horses Stable tours, Clinton Park Stables, 618 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019 (between 11th and 12th). Free to attend but please reserve your ticket online as space is limited.

 EFF COMMERCIAL: https://vimeo.com/252205571

Contact: Lisa Diersen
Phone: 630-272-3077
Email: lisa@equusfilmfestival.net




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