Mountain Film Festival


The award-winning documentary film “Run Free – The True Story of Caballo Blanco” will be screening at the 2016 Mountain Film Festival in Mammoth Lakes, CA.

Director Sterling Noren’s previous film “Beyond the Border – Riding Solo in Mexico” won a Sir Edmond Hillary Award in the Action Sports Film Competition at the 2011 Mountain Film Festival. The film featured the director’s first encounter with Micah True (Caballo Blanco) at the 2009 Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon, which led to the production of the feature length documentary “Run Free”.

The town of Mammoth Lakes is located in the heart of California’s eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range, in Mono County. Mammoth Lakes is 325 miles north of Los Angeles, about the same distance east of San Francisco, and about 164 miles south of Reno, Nevada.

About the Festival:

With a mission to enlighten, celebrate, and enrich, the Mountain Film Festival fosters appreciation for the art of movie making and its power to inspire and communicate a richness of ideas and cultures.

The Mountain Film Festival recognizes and awards some of the world’s finest and cutting-edge independent Feature Films, Shorts, Documentaries, Foreign Films, Student Films, Mountain Films, Adventure Sports Films, Music Videos, Animations, and Experimental Films. The event also features an annual Screenplay Competition.

Awards are presented in all of the main competition categories in a variety of tiers for top films and filmmakers. The coveted Grand Jury Award is presented to the best film in competition along with various Special Jury Prizes recognizing standout work.

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International Film Festival Alamos Magic


The award-winning documentary film “Run Free – The True Story of Caballo Blanco” will be screening at the 2016 International Film Festival Alamos Magic (MACIF) in Alamos, Sonora, Mexico in March 2016. The tentative date of the screening will be March 11, at 3:00 pm in the Hacienda de Los Santos theater.

Alamos is a town located in the Mexican state of Sonora, in northwest Mexico. The filmmakers passed through Alamos twice, during the 2012 and 2013 filming of Run Free. We’re excited that the message of Caballo Blanco is being shared throughout Mexico!

About the Festival:

The International Film Festival Alamos Magic ( MACIF ) is a non-profit festival whose main objective is to share with the world new expressions of cinematic art , emphasizing the documentary inspired by Sonora and the border regions of northern Mexico .

In addition we encourage and celebrate the work inspired by independent filmmakers from Mexico and Latin America.

Through the power of filmmaking , MACIF also strives to train participants in the festival so that they can appreciate and value our world and hope that can transmit movies.

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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:

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Jan. 11, 2016, Peterborough, NH:
Jan. 12-17, 2016, Brunswick, ME:
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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