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CHAMPIONING INCLUSION IN ALL FORMS OF MEDIA

ATTENDEES

Planning to attend BFF 2018? Click here for everything you need to know!

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CREATORS

Information for filmmakers and content creators of all kinds on submitting your work to BFF.

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PARTNERS

Learn about sponsorship and engagement opportunities for the 2018 festival

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OUR STORY

Co-founded by Academy Award® winner Geena Davis & Inclusion Companies CEO Trevor Drinkwater, the Bentonville Film Festival is a one of a kind annual event that champions inclusion in all forms of media. BFF is a year-long platform culminating with an annual six-day festival, in partnership with founding sponsor Walmart and presenting sponsor Coca-Cola. The Bentonville Film Festival is held the first week of May of every year in Bentonville, Arkansas and includes an impactful Inclusion, Research and Content Summit. Connecting engaged entertainment industry leaders and major corporate changemakers with a diverse array of storytellers affords BFF the unique opportunity to amplify commercially viable content, solutions and initiatives that adequately represent the world around us.

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Co-Founder Geena Davis

GOOD DEEDS

You will be amazed at all the outstanding work being done by our partners to change the world. Here are some of our favorite examples:

WALMART

Walmart gives $30 Million for Harvey Relief & Recovery Efforts.

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COCA-COLA

Coca-Cola Scholars are part of the family!

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MARVEL

Marvel celebrates International Women’s Day in a powerful way.

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NEWS FEED

BFF Presents Partner Screening: BIG SONIA

Join BFF on Friday, December 8th at 7:20pm at the Laemmle Music Hall in Beverly Hills, CA for a screening and Q&A of the documentary BIG SONIA with Directors Leah Warshawski & Todd Soliday,  hosted [...]

#BeABFF: Reserve Your Seat for the 2018 Festival!

Passes are on sale now for the 4th annual BFF, which takes place May 1- 6, 2018 and we can't wait to bring you the best in diverse and inclusive entertainment. Save now through December 31st on our [...]

4th Annual Bentonville Film Festival Dates Announced

ACADEMY AWARD® WINNING ACTOR GEENA DAVIS ANNOUNCES 4th ANNUAL BENTONVILLE FILM FESTIVAL FOR MAY 2018 & KICKS OFF ITS YEAR ROUND SEASON WITH WORLD PREMIERE OF “6 BELOW: MIRACLE ON THE MOUNTAIN” BFF OPENS UP CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS [...]

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