May 2-7, 2017

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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Kevin Costner

Apr 23, 2016

By Cindy Pearlman Kevin Costner doesn’t just talk the talk. He walks the walk. Case in point was when his film “Black or White” debuted in 2014. In the film, the Oscar winner plays a grieving widower who is drawn into a custody battle over his granddaughter. Her grandmother played by Octavia Spencer also wants…

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BFF ASKED: How do you keep your dreams alive when things get tough?

Apr 21, 2016

by Cindy Pearlman In life, there are peaks and valleys. BFF ASKED: How do you keep your dreams alive when things get tough?   ANJELICA HUSTON.  “Sometimes you have to kick yourself in the butt and say, ‘Come on! Get out there! Get on with it!’ When things get hard, you just have to move…

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Bentonville Film Festival Announces Music Line-up at the Meteor Guitar Gallery

Apr 21, 2016

What: Nightly Entertainment Schedule Doors open at 9 pm, Performances start at 10 pm, Doors close at 1:00 am $25 tickets ONLY available at the door Capacity is limited The Bentonville Film Festival, in partnership with The Meteor Guitar Gallery and Heineken, is proud to announce the musical line up for this year’s festival at…

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Power Moves

Apr 20, 2016

By Cindy Pearlman In Hollywood, it’s all about who has the power. BFF asked some A listers: How did you claim your own power…and what’s the best part of having a say?     ANGELINA JOLIE: “You find your power when you’re fearless. When I was younger, I would get very, very nervous. But I…

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