The fifth annual EQUUS Film Festival will take place Nov. 17-19 at the Helen Mills Theater & Event Space, 137-139 W. 26th St., in New York City.
The EQUUS Film Festival 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 also cultural elements of fine equestrian art and literature. EQUUS Film Festival highlights and rewards the diverse and creative efforts of those who pay artistic homage to the horse. The 2017 WINNIE awards presentation will take place at The Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery, 64 Grand Street, Sunday, Nov. 19, from 12 to 2 p.m.
The film festival’s stated goal is to create a better world for horses.
Friday Nov. 17 - VIP Welcome Party at Helen Mills Event Space - 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday Nov. 17 - Films at Helen Mills Theater - 12 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Friday Nov. 17 - Pop Up Gallery at Helen Mills Event Space - 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday Nov. 17 - EQUUS Directors Panels at Helen Mills Theater - Times TBD
Saturday Nov. 18 - Films at Helen Mills Theater - 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday Nov. 18 - Pop Up Gallery at Helen Mills Event Space - 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday Nov. 18 - Li’l Herc FREE Family Fun Fest Morning 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (see details below)
Saturday Nov. 18 - EQUUS Directors Panels at Helen Mills Theater - Times TBD
Sunday Nov. 19 - WINNIE Awards/The Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery - 12 - 2 p.m.
Sunday Nov. 19 - Clinton Park Stables Carriage Horse Tour - 2 - 4 p.m. (618 West 52nd Street)
The Li’l Herc FREE Family Fest will offer a film and fun opportunities for kids and their families.
Seats are limited. You must reserve your free ticket at www.equusfilmfestival.net.
Li’l Herc Family Fest offers the opportunity for young kids and their families to come and enjoy the film festival for FREE on Saturday morning, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The movie being shown is the above mentioned film Apple of My Eye. This free family morning is named after Li’l Herc, the star in a book debuting this year called Li’l Herc The Power of Kindness, written by Suzanne Kopp-Moskow and illustrated by Beatrice M. Bulteau. The story is about a young girl struggling physically and emotionally due to a chronic medical condition. It’s the type of book that would appeal to a wide audience because of its message of kindness and compassion. It also reflects part of the real life author’s story that she lived through as a young girl.
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