Celebrating the Black Cowboy Experience & Juneteenth EQUUS Film Fest Event Partners with FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Francisco

The EQUUS Film & Arts Fest will be celebrating Juneteenth and the Black Cowboy Experience with a program of exciting and diverse films from the EQUUS film collection in San Francisco June 18 – 20, 2021 at the FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.

There will be a collection of Black Cowboy & Cowgirl film content, featuring the 1972 documentary Black Order from director, Jeff Kanew. This rarely seen and inspiring documentary was entered into the first EQUUS Film Festival in 2013.

 Muhammad Ali and Woody Strode are among those featured in this account of a New York rodeo for black cowboys. Directed by Jeff Kanew. United States In 1971, a parade of African American cowboys rode into Harlem for a one-of-a-kind event: New York City’s first-ever Black rodeo. This remarkable, documentary offers a vivid, firsthand look at this unique cultural moment, which, for many of its enthralled spectators, redefined what a cowboy could look like.

Featured films and documentaries in Juneteenth programming are also available on the EQUUS Film Channel in the Black Cowboy Experience category:

Black Rodeo: 1hour 27 mins

Cowgirl-Up: 6 mins

Halter Off: 19 mins

Mil’s Life: 8 mins.

Mustang – Music Video JAR: 8 mins

Mustang Pride – Music Video: 4 mins

T-Galop A Louisiana Horse Story: 70 mins

What Is Just Believe Training: 10 mins

When The Dust Settles: 45 mins

 The EQUUS Film & Arts Fest highlights and rewards the diverse and creative efforts of those who pay artistic homage to the horse. Every horse has a story, it’s our mission at the EQUUS Film & Arts Fest to share those stories, through film, art and literature.

 Save the dates! EQUUS Film & Arts Fest 2021 will take place both “Virtually” and “Live” November 12 – 21, 2021 in Ocala, Florida.  More info coming soon.

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CONTACT: Lisa Diersen 630-272-3077


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