Monthly Archives: May 2016

GEENA DAVIS AND THE BENTONVILLE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE 2016 COMPETITION WINNERS Lifetime Adds Script Writing Competition

2016-05-08T10:40:09+00:00 May 8th, 2016|

  The second annual Bentonville Film Festival which champions women and diverse voices in media, announced the winners of its film competition Saturday, May 7 at an Awards Show hosted by Luvvie Ajayi, award-winning writer, speaker and digital strategist who thrives at the intersection of comedy, technology and activism. BFF is the only festival to [...]

Bentonville Film Festival Announces Celebrity Appearances and Book Signing at Walmart Neighborhood Market Bentonville Square

2016-05-06T08:09:03+00:00 May 6th, 2016|

WHAT: In conjunction with the Bentonville Film Festival, Nely Galán and Kimberly Paisley will be in appearance at the Walmart Neighborhood Market Bentonville Square on Friday, May 6, 2016. Each will be signing recently published books and meeting with fans. Nely Galán (12 pm) ‘Self Made: Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant and Rich in Every Way.' Nely [...]

Bentonville Film Festival Announces Geena Davis Event with Meg Ryan, Kimberly Paisley and Nia Vardalos

2016-05-05T12:06:18+00:00 May 5th, 2016|

IN CONTROL OF HER OWN DESTINY - Crystal Bridges Museum, Friday, May  6, 11:30 am Moderator: Alex Cohen (NPR)  Panelists: Geena Davis, Kimberly Paisley, Nia Vardalos and Meg Ryan. According to the Geena Davis Institute’s latest global research, there is a direct association with having a female director or a female writer and seeing more girls and women [...]

Reel Women: Icons and Identity in Film launches at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

2016-05-02T14:28:29+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|

Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) participants are invited to experience the art of photography and a celebration of women and diverse voices with a new exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Reel Women: Icons and Identity in Film, organized by Crystal Bridges in collaboration with the George Eastman Museum and the Bentonville Film Festival, [...]

Bentonville Film Festival Advises Attendees on Parking & Shuttle Services

2016-05-02T10:46:00+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|

BFF encourages use of free parking and shuttle service available for festival attendees to get them hassle-free to all the action occurring at the Festival in downtown Bentonville. Shuttle service will run approximately every 20 minutes (see First Presbyterian Church hours exception) and drop off at two different downtown locations. WHEN: Shuttle Hours Tuesday, May [...]