Saving America's Horses A Nation Betrayed officially selected for the 2011 Artivist Film Festival

For Immediate Release: (Los Angeles, CA, May 4, 2011) –A Nation Betrayed Selected to Screen at Artivist Film Festival

Wild for Life Foundation, Humanion Films is delighted to announce that that "Saving America's Horses - A Nation Betrayed” has been officially accepted into the Artivist Film Festival.

The 8th Annual Artivist Film Festival will take place on July 8 – 10th, 2011, at the historic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, California. This year the Artivist Collective will also host film screenings in seven U.S. cities simultaneous with its main Festival event in Los Angeles. Films to be screened at the additional cities have not yet been announced.

"We are thrilled to have been selected for programming in the much celebrated Artivist Film Festival in Los Angeles and we look forward to taking part in this great event", said filmmaker Katia Louise.

The Artivist Film Festival received an exceptionally high volume of quality film submissions for this year’s Festival. Since its inception in 2003, Artivist has screened 400+ films representing more than 60 countries, and has produced film festival tours in Los Angeles, New York, London, Tokyo, Mexico City, and Lisbon, that have reached more than 35 million people. Among the films presented at the Artivist Film Festival over the years have been Academy Award winner “Born Into Brothels” and Academy Award nominee “Super-Size Me”.

Saving America’s Horses A Nation Betrayed screens next at the International Wildlife Film Festival in Montana on May 7th and 10th, 2011.

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“Saving America’s Horses A Nation Betrayed” is a compelling compilation of expert testimony, undercover footage and true life stories shot against the dramatic backdrops of the American countryside. The 93-minute documentary film features Paul Sorvino, Michael Blake, Willie Nelson, Tippi Hedren, Linda Gray, Peter Max, Ken Wahl, Amy & Raelyn Nelson, The Barbi Twins & many more. It’s about a journey of courage, honor and betrayal in a country divided; inspiring great hope for compassion and protection of all horses and burros.

Saving America’s Horses A Nation Betrayed recently won the prestigious Best of Fest Award in the feature documentary film category from the Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival, the much celebrated Award of Merit in the Accolade Competition and will be receiving Awards for Cinematography, Advocacy, Editing & Conservation Message from the International Wildlife Film Festival in May.

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