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Eat Your Heart Out Bentonville! BFF Digs These Local Dives

May 25, 2016

by Cherry Bentonville is the new foodie hotspot of the South. These eateries prove it! There is no shortage of delicious dives to fuel visitors of the Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) during their film-watching fun. Check out these recommendations of restaurants and food trucks to try in the area, and plan out your food tour…

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

May 8, 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…

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

May 6, 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…

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

May 5, 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…

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

May 2, 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,…

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THE BENTONVILLE FILM FESTIVAL EXPANDS DISTRIBUTION FOR WINNING FILMS

May 2, 2016

  After a successful inaugural festival in May, 2015 BFF is proud to announce even greater distribution opportunities for winning films of the 2016 Film Competition with expanded partnership support from Starz and Lifetime. BFF is a research based and commercially focused platform offering an avenue to identify compelling films from women and diverse voices.…

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Bentonville Film Festival Advises Attendees on Parking & Shuttle Services

May 2, 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…

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How to Navigate the 2016 Bentonville Film Festival: A Guide to Finding Your Way Around to Enjoy a Great Week

Apr 30, 2016

The Bentonville Film Festival is a mission-focused, one-of-a-kind, annual event taking place at 20 different partnership venues around the Bentonville Square and Northwest Arkansas May 3 – 8, 2016. Over 50 Competitive & Showcase Film Screenings, 10 Panel Discussions with Industry Experts, a Studio Premier Event, Family Movie Night, and Top Music Entertainment will take…

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Free Comic Book Day Soars Into Town at Bentonville Public Library

Apr 30, 2016

Great citizens of Bentonville! All comic book fans, from ages 3 to 103, are invited to Bentonville Public Library for Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) on May 7! Free Comic Book Day will be filled with exciting activities and programs, raffles, and of course, free comic books! This year, BPL is partnering with the Bentonville…

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