Please note that all polo matches begin at 4PM in Sept.  Entry Gates open at Noon. ALEX AND ANI Pavilion opens at 2PM. Vendors open at 2:30PM.

×

Newport Polo Captain to Moderate Dark Horse Screening

Presented by newportFILM

Date:    Friday, April 22, 2016

Not to be missed, the sneak preview screening of Sundance Film Festival Audience Award winner 'Dark Horse' will be the finale of newportFILM SPORTS Festival weekend, 4/29-5/1.  Newport Polo Captain, Dan Keating will moderate a post-film chat with director Louise Osmond about the true story that unfolds in the Sony Pictures Classics documentary.

Set within the working class confines of the United Kingdom, Dark Horse chronicles the true and inspirational story of a group of friends who decide to breed their own championship racehorse. A true and inspirational story, Dark Horse follows their trials and tribulations challenging the sport’s elite. Heartwarming and heartbreaking at the same time, Dark Horse will leave you cheering until the end.

Sunday, May 1, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Film screening, followed by discussion with director Louise Osmond (via Skype) and Newport International Polo founder, Dan Keating.
Location: Casino Theater, 9 Freebody Street, Newport
Tickets: $15
Proceeds for newportFILM SPORTS will benefit both newportFILM & the International Tennis Hall of Fame

Watch the Trailer!

 

Director(s): Louise Osmond
Producer(s): Judith Dawson, Julian Ware, Lizzie Francke, Anna Higgs, Anna Miralis, Adam Partridge