May 2-7, 2017

2017 Tickets and Passes

Start purchasing passes on March 10th and tickets on April 6th!

If you want flexibility to see as many films as possible and you don’t mind taking your chances on available seats, purchasing a pass is your best option. Passes for the 2017 Bentonville Film Festival will be available for purchase online starting on March 10, 2017 and in person at the box office during the festival. The passes will be available to pick up at the Will Call at the Box Office during the festival.


A research-based and commercially focused platform that proactively supports diverse storytellers, the Bentonville Film Festival’s mission is to champion women and diverse voices in media.

BFF features the only film competition in the world that offers guaranteed distribution to it’s winning films to include a theatrical release in partnership with AMC theaters, television in partnership with STARZ and LIFETIME and digital and retail home entertainment distribution in partnership with Walmart.

BFF strives to work with content creators to inspire young minds because if they can see it they can be it.


2017 Festival Info Coming Soon


Passes on sale starting March 10!

Get excited! We're ready to bring inspiring cinema and wonderful experiences back to Bentonville this May.

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