Jun 20, 2023

Sugar23 Signs ‘Wild Beauty’ Filmmaker Ashley Avis

Following the release of her critically acclaimed documentary Wild Beauty: Mustang Spirit of the West, filmmaker Ashley Avis has taken on new management over at Sugar23.

Earlier this year earning Avis a Special Congressional Commendation from Congresswoman Dina Titus, Mustang Spirit came about following her writing, directing and editing of Black Beauty, a Disney+ film adaptation of the classic Anna Sewell novel, that starred Kate Winslet, Mackenzie Foy and Iain Glen.

The doc made by Avis and team over the course of a five-year journey of over 20,000 miles, which had her chronicling wild horses within the diverse landscapes of 13 different states, was a means for her to explore both the stunning natural beauty of these creatures and controversial government treatment of them in the United States. Pic will screen for members of Congress in Washington, D.C. on June 22nd.

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