One of the Top Documentaries of 2015

Award - Atlanta Spotlight

We’re thrilled to announce that “Run Free” has been deemed one of the best independent documentary films of 2015, according to the Spotlight Documentary Film Awards.

Here’s what the folks at the film festival had to say:

“After reviewing thousands of films this year, we have compiled a list of 250 of the best independent documentary films of 2015. I am so honored to announce Run Free – The True Story of Caballo Blanco has been selected as one of the top documentary films of the year, and our jury has awarded it with the Silver Award at the Spotlight Documentary Film Awards!”

About the Spotlight Film Awards:
Spotlight Film Awards is a year-long international film competition designed to promote talented filmmakers and their projects. The 2015 Spotlight Documentary Film Awards awarded nearly 250 films from over 40 countries: Antarctica, Aruba, Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Cuba, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Russian Federation, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and USA.

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Festival Sayulita

Sayulita Festival

The award-winning documentary film “Run Free – The True Story of Caballo Blanco” will be screening at the 2015 Festival Sayulita in Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico at the Beach House on the Opening Night of the film festival at 7:30pm. The director of the film, Sterling Noren will be attending the festival and available for questions and answers after the screening.

About the Festival:

Festival Sayulita is quickly becoming a top destination for filmmakers to showcase their work. Festival Sayulita 2015 screened over 60 films from all over the world, and our 2016 lineup is sure to be something not to miss. If you’re a cinephile, be sure to mark your calendar for Festival Sayulita the 27-31 of January, 2016. You won’t want to miss it!

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USA Film Tour

Our North America film tour is in full swing! Come and see the movie at the following dates and locations:

Dec. 7, Pittsburgh, PA:
Dec. 8, Toronto, ON:
Dec. 9, Rochester, NY:
Dec. 10, Ithaca, NY:
Jan. 11, 2016, Peterborough, NH:
Jan. 12-17, 2016, Brunswick, ME:
Jan. 13, Portsmouth NH:
Jan. 14, Burlington, VT:
Jan. 19, Boston, MA:
Jan. 20, Providence, RI:
Jan. 25, Hartford, CT:
Jan. 28, State College, PA:
Feb. 9, Kansas City, MO (rescheduled from Nov. 4):
Feb. 15, Bethlehem, PA:
Feb. 17, Arlington, VA:
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Feb. 23, Charlottesville, VA:
Feb. 24, Chapel Hill, NC:
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March 3, Orlando, FL:
March 1, Greenville, SC:
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March 9, Atlanta, GA:
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Alexandria Film Festival


The award-winning documentary film “Run Free – The True Story of Caballo Blanco” will be screening at the 2015 Alexandria Film Festival in Alexandria, Virginia on Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 1pm. The director of the film, Sterling Noren will be attending the festival and available for questions and answers after the screening.

About the Festival:

The Ninth Annual Alexandria Film Festival returns to AMC Hoffman Theater 22, which will be the site of all ticketed events, with Beatley Central Library again offering free program to the public.

For the past six years, the festival has presented a diverse and imaginative array of feature films, documentaries, and shorts by U.S. and foreign filmmakers, including several works of Washington-area producers and directors. The festival’s mission is to establish Alexandria as a venue for creating, exhibiting, and experiencing film by reaching out to local, national, and international filmmakers and to foster awareness of the cultural and educational value of cinema among Alexandria’s diverse and influential audience.

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Denver Film Festival

“Run Free” will be screened at the 38th annual Denver Film Festival in Denver, Colorado. We’re super pleased to be able to show the film again in Micah True’s home state! Dates are below:

Thu, Nov 12 @ 2:00PM at the Sie FilmCenter
Sat, Nov 14 @ 4:45PM at the United Artists Denver Pavillions
Sun, Nov 15 @ 11:45AM at the United Artists Denver Pavillions

Best Film on Running: Inkafest Mountain Film Festival

ganador6Run Free was honored to receive the award for “Best Film on Running” at the 2015 INKAfest Mountain Film Festival in Peru. From the festival:

Dear Director: Sterling Noren

Regards from Perú and the 11° INKAFEST Mountain film festival

We are pleased to inform your that your film ” RUN FREE: The True Story of White Horse” was chosen best film on RUNNING FILMS, in the INKAFEST, and the jury express the following:

“By presenting the story of a man who led the activity of a village and he never thought, involving the entire community make an international competition (ultra-trail) through a philosophy that rescues values of participation, without expecting anything in return and for a life of happiness, the jury has determined to award the prize for best film in the category RUNNING”.

Run Free USA Film Tour Announced


We’re super excited to announce dates for the upcoming Run Free film tour across the USA. The tour kicks off on Thursday August 27th in San Diego, CA and travels up the west coast to Whistler, B.C. before heading east to the Rocky Mountains and the Midwest. Check out the Film Tour 2015 page for all of the details and links to the Facebook event pages where you an order tickets and find more information about the showtimes and venues. See you there!

Adventure Film Festival


The award-winning documentary film “Run Free – The True Story of Caballo Blanco” will be screening at the 2015 Adventure Film Festival in Boulder, Colorado on Thursday September 12-13, 2015. Join us for this exciting event in the hometown of the subject of our documentary, Micah True (Caballo Blanco).

Boulder’s own homegrown film festival is a forum for the most inspiring independent films of the year. Films made of passion and action lead us from authentic exploration to environmental heroism, from the farthest reaches of the Earth to the deepest community activism. Get ready to awaken your senses while exploring the beautiful mysteries of our universe through the craftsmanship of storytellers, artists, extreme athletes and adventurers.

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