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Equestrian Film Track

SHOWCASING THE BEAUTY AND POWER OF HORSES | Generously Underwritten By: Ms. Margarita Inserni and Patron Circle Supporters

BLIND SPOT; MOMENTS UNSEEN

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Sat, Oct 7 | 2:30pm | ArcLight UTC
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Q&A following the screening with filmmakers Stefan Morel and Leslie Haller

A vision quest documentary, Blind Spot; Moments Unseen features three visually impaired adventurers who journey by horseback into the heart of the Andes. During a 3-week guided expedition in the wilderness of Argentina’s Northern Patagonia, the film documents the epic, horse-powered trek of Carly, Ruth and Terry, who chart a route where blindness leads to clarity and adversity creates possibility

 

DOWN THE FENCE

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Fri, Oct 6 | 2:30pm | Arclight UTC
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Sun, Oct 8 | 12:00pm | Arclight UTC
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Down The Fence profiles horse trainers on their journey to compete for one of the most challenging equestrian championships in the world, documenting how cowboy culture has evolved and is thriving because ofthe little-known sport of reined cow horse.

HERD

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Sat, Oct 7 | 12:30pm | ArcLight UTC
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Sun, Oct 8 | 2:30pm | ArcLight UTC
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Q&A following the screening with Director Stefan Morel

We learn from the Herd that when one suffers we all suffer. We’re all here to heal together. Herd explores how horses can guide us to heal the chaos within our lives. During a weeklong off-grid nature retreat, deep in the heart of British Columbia’s horse country, eight people participate in a collective spirit quest of meditation and equine therapy.

THE HORSE WHISPERER

*Short film before screening of HERD
Sat, Oct 7 | 12:30pm | ArcLight UTC
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Q&A following the screening with Director Stefan Morel

The Horse Whisperer is a short film about Jean François Pignon, captivated as a teenager by a white horse named Gazelle. In the film he recounts the unique bond he formed with Gazelle and how he began to develop an extraordinary ability to communicate with her.

Equestrian Track – New for 2017! 

The San Diego International Film Festival is proud to curate a new track of films specifically for the vibrant community of equine owners in San Diego County. As the premier Film Festival in our region the addition of an equestrian film track will highlight the diverse and creative efforts of filmmakers who explore topics related to horses. Join us for a fascinating showcase of the world of horses from some of the most creative independent filmmakers working today.

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