The life and times of a thoroughbred racehorse named Virginia’s Future, straight from the horse’s mouth. Director John Ford had Virginia’s Future narrate this lovely feature and her point of view reveals an interspecies family saga, told with empathy, grace, and humor.
From the collection of The Museum of Modern Art. Restored in 2017 in 4K using nitrate elements held by MoMA, funded by Twentieth Century Fox.
Live music by Wayne Barker
Wayne Barker has garnered acclaim both for his original compositions and live performances in the theater, including a Tony nomination for best original score on Peter and the Starcatcher. His numerous credits include piano scores for Beth Henley’s Laugh, an homage to silent-era slapstick; and Joe DiPietro’s Hollywood, centered around the 1922 murder of director William Desmond Taylor. He composed for Dame Edna Everage as well as appeared onstage as Master of the Dame’s Music for six years.