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CHAMPIONING INCLUSION IN ALL FORMS OF MEDIA

ATTENDEES

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CREATORS

We’re proud to present works and wisdom from hundreds of diverse makers and minds.

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PARTNERS

BFF extends sincere gratitude to our 2018 sponsors for supporting inclusion in all forms of media.

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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 Makes MovieMaker Magazine’s Top 50 List

We are honored to be included in MovieMaker Magazine's Top 50 Film Festivals worth the Entry Fee! Each year, the industry magazine compiles a list of film festivals, from thousands of submissions, of festivals that [...]

10 Feature Films Will World Premiere at BFF

Ten feature films are set to World Premiere at the 4th annual Bentonville Film Festival, which means, you saw it here first, Northwest Arkansas! "It's exciting to have such a wonderful selection of voices represented [...]

BFF Bike Ride

Experience the beauty of Bentonville as we close out the 4th annual BFF on Sunday, May 6th, with one of Northwest Arkansas’ favorite cultural past times: cycling!  The free, family-friendly, one-hour group ride will [...]

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