BFF’s mission is to champion women and diverse voices in media. A research-based and commercially focused platform that proactively supports diverse storytellers, 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.
The Festival takes place each year in early May in Bentonville, Arkansas and is designed to inspire action and to bring together decision makers and content creators with the goal of ensuring media represents the world we live in which is 51% women and very diverse.
BFF strives to work with content creators to inspire young minds because if they can see it they can be it.
What is happening in BFF
Academy Award® winning actor Geena Davis and ARC Entertainment launch Bentonville Film Festival with founding sponsor Walmart and presenting sponsor Coca-Cola