​​​EQUUS Film Festival 

 

  EQUUS FILM FESTIVAL 2016 FAST FACTS

EQUUS Film Festival (4TH Annual) – www.equusfilmfestival.net

Fourth annual EQUUS Film Festival NYC will take place November 17-20 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 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. EFF will award winners in over 40 categories with WINNIE Awards at Sunday afternoon’s equestrian equivalent of the Oscars. This will include three $2500 awards.

CONTACT:
For more information: Lisa Diersen (Founder/Director) lisa@equusfilmfestival.net, 630-272-3077.
For sponsorships and/or media: Diana De Rosa, dderosa1@optonline.net, 516-848-4867.

HOW: EFF NYC presents a platform to educate and enlighten the world to horse-related issues.

WHY: The festival's ultimate goal is to create a better world for horses.


​​EQUUS FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE


​Thursday November 17 - VIP Party @ Pop-Up Gallery – 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Friday November 18 - Theater - 12:00 - 11:55 p.m.
Friday November 18 - Pop-Up Gallery - 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday November 18 - EQUUS Directors Panels @ Pop-Up Gallery - 12:00 - 5:00 pm - 5 Panels/day

Saturday November 19 - Theater 12:00 - 11:55 p.m.
Saturday November 19 - Pop-Up Gallery - 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday November 19 - Li’l Herc Free Fun Fest (see details below)
Saturday November 19 - EQUUS Directors Panels @ Pop-Up Gallery - 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. - 5 Panels/day

Sunday November 20 – WINNIE Awards/The Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery - 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday November 20 - Carriage Horse Stable Tour - 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.


MORE DETAILS

WHAT:  EQUUS Film Festival VIP Party
WHEN:  November 17, 2016, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: at the Pop-Up Gallery in the Ukrainian Village East Hall, 140 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10003
Meet filmmakers, artists, authors of EFF NYC and special guests. Please reserve your ticket online to attend. Limited Seating.

WHAT:
  EQUUS Film Festival films
WHEN:  November 18-19, 2016, start 12:00 noon, last screening STARTS 10:30 p.m.
WHERE:  at the Village East Cinema, 181-189 2nd Avenue at 12th Street, New York, NY 10003
Tickets can be ordered online. Click on the Eventbrite link on the website at www.equusfilmfestival.net

WHAT:  Pop-Up Gallery: Equestrian Artists, Filmmakers, Literary works & Vendors
WHEN: November 18-19, 2016, 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
WHERE:
  In the Ukrainian Village East Hall, 140 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10003
Free to get in but please reserve your ticket online as we have limited space.

WHAT:  EQUUS Directors Panels
WHEN: 
November 18-19, 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: 
at the Pop-Up Gallery in the Ukrainian Village East Hall, 140 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10003
There will be 5 panels each day.

WHAT:  Li’l Herc Fun Fest
WHEN:  November 19, 2016, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
WHERE:
  at the Village East Cinema, 181-189 2nd Avenue at 12th Street, New York, NY 10003
Free to attend but please reserve your ticket online. Limited seating.

WHAT:  WINNIE Awards
WHEN:  November 20, 2016, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: 
The Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery, 64 Grand Street, New York, NY 10013
Over 40 Award categories presented at the equestrian equivalent of the Oscars!
Includes three $2500 awards.
Gallery Info: The long-awaited worldwide edition of The Wild Horses of Sable Island, presenting 20 years of iconic photography, is exclusively available through the gallery.
Please reserve your ticket online. Space is limited.

WHAT:  Carriage Horses Stable tours 
WHEN:  November 20, 2016, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: 
Clinton Park Stables, 618 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019 (between 11th and 12th)
Free to attend but please reserve your ticket online. Space is limited.

FOR RESERVING TICKETS GO TO www.equusfilmfestival.net and click on the Eventbrite Link.
NOTE THAT YOU MUST RESERVE TICKETS FOR ANY EVENTS YOU PLAN TO ATTEND, EVEN THE COMPLIMENTARY ONES. SPACE IS LIMITED.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

SOCIAL MEDIA:https://www.facebook.com/EquusFilmFestivalNYC, https://twitter.com/EQUUSFilmNYC, https://www.pinterest.com/EFFNYC/, https://www.instagram.com/equusfilmfest/, #EFFNYC, #EQUUSFILM, #EQUUSART,   #EQUUUSLIFE, #EFFTOUR

DIRECTIONS: to Village East Cinema, in New York, NY:  www.citycinemas.com, 181 - 189 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003, 212-529-6998

OFFICIAL TRAVEL AGENT: http://www.zarasplanet.com/zaras-planet-equus-film-festival-2016/

LODGING:  Washington Square Hotel - Best Rates Guaranteed – Booking Code EFF Guest –
5193.
The heart and soul of Greenwich Village Hospitality since 1902:  www.washingtonsquarehotel.com, 103 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10011

POP-UP GALLERY: Ukrainian National Home:  140 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003, 212-529-6287
Get to the Pop-Up Gallery by taking the steps on the right upstairs.

SUNDAY WINNIE AWARDS: The Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery:  http://dutescoart.com/, 64 Grand Street, New York, NY 10013 – 212-219-9622

 


​If you are flying in for the festival here are two reliable car services from the airport to the hotel:


ACM American Royalty Limousine – Please email for reservations (they get right back to you) acmlimo@gamil.com


Mr. Alfredo Transportation – Please call for your reservations - +1-917-776-2816