Equestrian Film Track Showcasing The Beauty And Power Of Horses

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 our equestrian film track will highlight the diverse and creative efforts of filmmakers that explore topics related to horses. Join us for a fascinating exploration of the world of horses from some of the most creative independent filmmakers working today. 

EQUESTRIAN FILM TRACK
SHOWCASING THE BEAUTY AND POWER OF HORSES

THE HORSE WHISPERER
*Screens before Herd
Sat, Oct 7 | 12:30pm | ArcLight UTC
Sun, Oct 8 | 2:30pm | ArcLight UTC

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.

HERD
Sat, Oct 7 | 12:30pm | ArcLight UTC
Sun, Oct 8 | 2:30pm | ArcLight UTC

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.

BLIND SPOT; MOMENTS UNSEEN
Sat, Oct 7 | 2:30pm | ArcLight UTC

A vision quest documentary, Blind
Spot; Moments Unseen features three visually impaired adventurers who journey by horseback into the heart of the Andes.

DOWN THE FENCE
Sun, Oct 8 | 12:00pm | ArcLight UTC

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 of the little-known sport of reined cow horse.

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