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Bentonville Film Festival Winner ‘Jack of the Red Hearts’ Premiers on Lifetime

Apr 19, 2016

Jack of the Red Hearts premieres on Saturday, April 23 at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime. Hashtag: #JackOfTheRedHearts Official Handle: @LifetimeTV (Twitter, Instagram) Named Bentonville’s 2015 Grand Jury Film Festival Award Winner, Jack of The Red Hearts tells the redemption story of streetwise teen, Jack (AnnaSophia Robb). On the run from her probation officer, Jack needs to lay low…

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WILL SMITH

Apr 18, 2016

By Cindy Pearlman     Will Smith had a line on what audiences want from a movie star.  “I know that people want you to give them an experience – some germ of something,” said the winner of the MTV Generations Award last weekend. “In my case, it’s been important to give them a big experience.”…

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2016 Festival App Now Available

Apr 14, 2016

Bentonville Film Festival Announces New Mobile App for 2016 Event What:  Stay up-to-date on all things BFF with our new mobile app! New for the 2016 Festival, BFF has developed a comprehensive mobile application to give attendees up-to the-minute information on: Film Screenings and Event Schedules Buying Tickets Film Summaries Festival Map and Venue Directions…

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2016 Showcase Films

Apr 11, 2016

In addition to our competition films, we are proud to bring you a number of showcase film screenings during the 2016 festival. For specific showtimes and tickets, please consult our online festival guide. God’s Compass (PG, family-friendly) My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (PG13, adult themes) Maggie’s Plan (R, sexual content / adult themes) Priceless…

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BFF Attends the EcoTools Women’s Empowerment Luncheon

Apr 11, 2016

Gina Allgaier of the Bentonville Film Festival  had the opportunity to attend the women’s empowerment luncheon in Chicago.  Actress and activist Sophia Bush joined beauty brand EcoTools and Glamour magazine in a panel discussion on April 6 to raise awareness for women’s empowerment. The event was part of EcoTools’ #MyTrueBeauty campaign, which emphasizes messages of…

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Bentonville Film Festival Announces Single Event Ticket Sales for 2016 Event

Apr 11, 2016

Single tickets for the 2016 BFF go on sale TODAY at NOON PDT (2 CDT) SINGLE FILM TICKETS: $10 – SENIOR/STUDENT: $8 INDUSTRY FOCUSED PANEL DISCUSSIONS: $15 – SENIOR/STUDENT: $12 Check the BFF website for more special events plus free studio screenings to be announced. Where: BFF will take place May 3 – 8 2016…

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Bentonville Film Festival Announces Concert at Walmart AMP

Apr 8, 2016

Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) and My Country Nation proudly present Darius Rucker & Friends: Together, We Make The Music. Brought to you by Coca-Cola In partnership with Colgate and Mars Inc. The Bentonville Film Festival, in partnership with the Walmart AMP and Coca-Cola, is proud to present the My Country Nation Concert celebrating great music…

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2016 Walk for Wishes

Apr 7, 2016

         While not a part of the official 2016 Bentonville Film Festival activities, the Walk for Wishes provides festival attendees with a way to support a very worthwhile organization while visiting Bentonville this May. About Walk For Wishes Walk For Wishes® in Northwest Arkansas is a community-wide celebration and effort to grant…

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 Brings Back the Strong Portokalos Women

Apr 7, 2016

by Cherry I sure love a feel good film. Real life can be so full of its own set of drama and heartache that I seek out the solace of cinema. This last Easter weekend, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 fit the bill for me.   And I loved to love this sequel, once…

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