Monthly Archives: April 2018

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Meet our 2018 Jury Members

2018-05-02T06:20:35+00:00April 28th, 2018|

Meet our 2018 BFF Jury Members, who have watched every feature, short and episodic to help us choose the best of the best. The winning narrative film will receive guaranteed distribution from one of our distribution partners; the winning documentary film will receive a mentorship package from ITVS; the winning episodic will receive a mentorship [...]

Mars Petcare Sponsors Pet Adoptions at BFF!

2018-04-28T07:15:15+00:00April 28th, 2018|

Have you been thinking about adding a furry friend to your family? Come out to BFF next weekend to adopt your next family member! MARS Petcare will be sponsoring dog adoptions at their Better Cities for Pets booth at in BFF's Diversity Drive outdoor area (across from 21C parking garage.) In 2017, 58 dogs were [...]

Just Added to the Coca-Cola Sound Stage: Ally Brooke

2018-04-28T06:47:27+00:00April 28th, 2018|

Ally Brooke will open for Alex Aiono on Thursday, May 3rd at 9:00pm on the Coca-Cola Sound  Stage at The Meteor. Get tickets here. Ally Brooke is the powerhouse voice that anchors the world-famous pop sensation Fifth Harmony. She is a multi-faceted artist that is educated, well-spoken, elegant, and adored by fans around the globe [...]

Voices You Need to Hear at the Coca-Cola Sound Stage

2018-04-27T06:58:12+00:00April 27th, 2018|

Our commitment to championing inclusive voices doesn't end when the film credits stop rolling . Mark your calendars for the nightly musical performances at the Coca-Cola Sound Stage at The Meteor and  you can claim that you heard these up-and-coming talents here first! (Doors open at 9:00pm.) The concert series kicks off on May 1st [...]

Check out our Local Love for Deals & Discounts

2018-04-26T14:06:03+00:00April 26th, 2018|

Homemade pies, free gelato, discounted drinks, dinner & lodging? Yes, please! Have you downloaded the BFF App yet (App Store / Google Play)? You'll want to do so ASAP to take advantage of our Local Love deals & discounts from area businesses. We can't thank the Bentonville-area community enough for supporting the festival and our [...]

STEAM is Storming BFF with will.i.am

2018-04-27T13:04:40+00:00April 26th, 2018|

This year's festival sets a focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, ARTS and Math) initiatives and activities including the  STEAM Zone, a STEAM Panel, Masters of the Sun conversation with will.i.am and the Masters of the Sun AR/VR activation presented by Samsung. The STEAM Zone will feature activities including VR gaming from Cox Communications, a [...]

It’s A Family Affair for The Year of Spectacular Men

2018-04-26T08:15:34+00:00April 26th, 2018|

BFF's Centerpiece screening of  Lea Thompson's  THE YEAR OF SPECTACULAR MEN will be a family affair. The film, directed by Actor/Director Lea Thompson (Back to the Future, Some Kind of Wonderful), was written and scored by her daughter Madelyn Deutch (Outcast), who also stars in the film with her sister, Zoey Deutch (Vampire Diaries.) All [...]

Don’t miss the Inspiring True Story: Good Fortune

2018-04-25T08:32:50+00:00April 25th, 2018|

BFF will present a special screening of the rags to riches documentary GOOD FORTUNE, followed by a Q&A with the subject himself, John Paul DeJoria, the man behind Paul Mitchell Hair Systems, on Wednesday, May 2nd at 11:30am at the AMC Theatre at 21c. Directed by Joshua Tickell and Rebecca Harrell Tickell, John Paul DeJoria’s biography exemplifies the [...]

Episodic Programs Provide the Ultimate Binge

2018-04-24T07:58:53+00:00April 24th, 2018|

Are you a TV junkie? BFF's Episodic Programming is the ultimate binge-watching experience. This is your chance to see 13 different episodes of series that might be coming to a small screen in your living room very soon...and vote for your favorite to let us know which ones you're ready to binge! Episodic Competition Block [...]

Sundance Hit BLINDSPOTTING Coming to BFF, with Filmmakers!

2018-04-22T07:58:03+00:00April 22nd, 2018|

BFF will screen the Opening Night Selection from the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, BLINDSPOTTING, on Wednesday, May 2nd  at 9:30pm at the AMC Theatre at 21c. Co-star Janina Gavankar  will attend, along with the film's producer Jess Calder. They will participate in a Q&A after the screening. Get your tickets here! Longtime friends and collaborators, [...]