Film and Television

Documentary Screening: The Mustangs: America’s Wild Horses (2021)

Saturday, May 7, 2022, 1:30 p.m.

The Autry: Wells Fargo Theater

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About the Event

Produced by Robert Redford and featuring music by Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris and Blanco Brown, The Mustangs: America’s Wild Horses takes audiences on an odyssey throughout America to places few people have seen or even know about, as we discover the 80,000 wild horses on federal lands and 50,000 in government holding facilities.

Screening followed by a conversation with co-directors Steven Latham and Conrad Stanley, and Amanda Gearhart, College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, University of Nevada, Reno.

"The wild horse is so ingrained in the American imagination that even for those who have never seen one know what it stands for: fierce independence, unbridled freedom, the bedrock ideals of the nation. From car ads to high school mascots, the wild horse - popularly known as the mustang - is the enduring icon of America. But in modern times it has become entangled in controversy and bureaucracy, and now its future is in question." David Philipps, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.