EQUUS Film Festival Announces 2019 Maryland Tour Stop

First EQUUS Film Festival Tour Stop of 2019 will be hosted by the World Of Pets Expo. It will be held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds January 25 & 26, 2019. A collection of equine films, fresh from the EQUUS Film Festival in New York City, will be screened. Launching a new Equine addition to the World Of Pets Expo, that will grow from this year’s inaugural equine film festival event and HORSE LAND area, hosted by the Maryland Horse Industry Board, into a regional mid-winter equestrian fest addition to the World Of Pets Expo.

We will be highlighting the festival around a very diverse and WINNIE award winning collection of films and documentaries. Spotlighting the American Mustang Horse and “Horses That Heal”, this year’s MARYLAND Tour Stop will have something for all horse lovers.

We will be joined by Endurance rider and song-writer Jean Albert Renaud, "JAR" on Saturday, who will introduce his films and meet fans. Filmmakers who will be joining us will include Dafna Yachin director of The Great Flip-Off and Julianne Neal director of the Spotlight Rescue Series and others to be announced.

The MARYLAND Tour Stop OFFICIAL Artist is Morgan Cameron.

WHERE: Maryland State Fairgrounds, Fasig-Tipton building, 2200 York Road, Timonium, MD 21093

 WHEN: Friday January 25 – 2 PM – 8 PM & Saturday January 26 – 10 AM – 7 PM, 2019

 TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/equus-film-festival-maryland-tour-stop-world-of-pets-expo-tickets-52854609560

Listing of films being screened are:

 FRIDAY JANUARY 25, 2019

2:00 pm

WILD HORSE ROAD TRIP BRINGING HOME THE SOUL SISTER MUSTANGS (2018) USA

59:00 min / Directed by: Mary Jordan

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/wildhorseroadtrip

3:05 pm

OBSTACLES THE ROAD TO RIO (2018) NETHERLANDS

48:00 min / Directed by: Annette van Trigt

4:00 pm

HIS NAME IS MIDNIGHT (2018) USA

28:05 min / Directed by: Kelly Colbert

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/143494282

4:30 pm

THE CALIFORNIA VAQUERO JEFF SANDERS (2018) IRELAND

40:21 min / Directed by: Elaine Heney

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9-YygGGd-A

5:15 pm

THE LAST RIDE (2018) USA

05:00 min / Directed by: Michael Aku RoDriguez

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/254067715

5:20 pm

THEIR LAST RIDE (2018) USA

44:31 min / Directed by: Michael Aku RoDriguez

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/140967488

6:10 pm

DAUGHTERS OF THE POLO GOD (2018) INDIA

33:00 MIN / Directed by: Roopa Barua

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbWSgV60Al4

6:45 pm

LIFE IN THE DOGHOUSE (2018) USA

84:00 min / Directed by: Ron Davis (Harry & Snowman)

Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQrQChIgV-M

 SATURDAY JANUARY 26, 2019

10:00 am

THE KNABSTRUPPER HORSE HUNTING FOR THE OLD GENES (2018) DENMARK

90:00 min / Directed by: Irene G. Scholten

Trailer:  https://vimeo.com/295545773

11:40 am

HORSE – Music Video (5:00 min) JAR

PROJECT ARROWHEAD – Short Film (5:00 min) - JAR

SAVING THE MUSTANG: AMERICA’S HORSE ON THE BRINK (2018) CANADA

52:03 min / Directed by: Albert Botha

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lB2A8dauhK0

12:45 pm

THE GREAT FLIP OFF (2018) USA

95:00 min / Directed by: Dafna Yachin

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/226467449

2:15 pm

FIN & FEATHER COLLECTION FROM FILMMAKER BEN MASTERS

30:00 min / Directed by: Ben Masters

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/159153706

2:45 pm

BOY NOMAD (2018) CANADA

21:00 min / Directed by: Niobe Thompson & Dennis Wells

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/283935897

3:15 pm

PATAGONIA BY HORSEBACK (2018) USA

5:00 min / Directed by: Lindsay Blatt

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/289470300

3:20 pm

THE GOBI GALLOP A DOCUMENTARY (2018) CANADA

70:00 min / Directed by: Bree Von Bradsky

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/285730970

4:30 pm

A PONY AND HIS BOY THE STORY OF BERRY & JOSH (2018) USA

20:00 min / Directed by: Julianne Neal

5:00 pm

DESERT FLIGHT (2018) USA

40:00 min / Directed by: Ryan Koral

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/268079001

5:45 pm

BOW WOW FILM FEST (2018) USA

15:00 min / Directed by: Assorted Directors

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LtFf67-QWs

6:00 pm

LIFE IN THE DOGHOUSE (2018) USA

84:00 min / Directed by: Ron Davis (Harry & Snowman)

Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQrQChIgV-M

The film schedule and more information about the event will be available on the EQUUS Film Festival website and the World Of Pets Expo website.

WHERE: Maryland State Fairgrounds, Fasig-Tipton building, 2200 York Road, Timonium, MD 21093

WHEN: Friday January 25 – 2 PM – 8 PM & Saturday January 26 – 10 AM – 7 PM, 2019

TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/equus-film-festival-maryland-tour-stop-world-of-pets-expo-tickets-52854609560

ABOUT THE WORLD OF PETS EXPO
Welcome to our 18th year in Maryland – the largest East Coast Pet Expo of its kind. This longstanding gathering of the animal lover and pet enthusiast community is truly a staple event and a must attend for families.  You are also encouraged to bring your well socialized pets of all kind!

The creator of the World of Pets Expo, Jeanne M. Emge, developed this event out of a love of animals.  She has a firsthand understanding of the power behind the pet enthusiast community. This is THE event to attend each year for the most all access pass to everything animal and pet related.  The Expo has a wealth of knowledge and a world of fun to offer every guest, young and old and at every level from pet-curious to pet expert!

Each Year the World of Pets Expo is held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. For three days we transform the Cow Palace into a World of Pet Experience! Pet lovers will find entertainment, hands on experiences, workshops, guest speakers, educational displays and demonstrations, shows, exotic animals, shopping and more.

ABOUT HORSELAND
HORSELAND is designed to introduce new people to horses and the horse industry. MHIB’s three primary functions are Regulatory: to license and inspect the state’s commercial lesson, boarding, rental and rescue facilities that solicit business from the public. Advisory: to brief the Maryland Department of Agriculture and other state officials on issues regarding the Maryland horse industry and Promotional: to market, bring awareness to and help grow the state’s equine industry. Surrounding the 4-H pony rides, other Horse Industry groups and organizations will have booths near the HORSELAND corner and have information about getting involved.

 ABOUT THE EQUUS FILM FESTIVAL
The sixth annual EQUUS Film Festival will took place November 16-18, 2018 in New York City and is the first event of its kind to offer a home to the storytellers of the horse world, with films, documentaries, videos, commercials and shorts from around the world and cultural elements of fine equestrian art and literature. Founded in 2013 by Lisa Diersen and joined by Diana De Rosa in 2015, Co-Organizer of the NYC Festival, the EQUUS Film Festival highlights and rewards the diverse and creative efforts of those who pay artistic homage to the horse. The EQUUS Film Festival is now available ON-DEMAND, streaming to all of your devices.

MARYAND Tour Stop 2019

For more information contact: Lisa Diersen, Founder/Director -lisa@equusfilmfestival.net, 630-272-3077.

Visit our website at: http://www.equusfilmfestival.net/ and our FaceBook page.

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