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Geena Davis: “All of us have the power to be changemakers.”

Co-Founder Geena Davis is excited about BFF's Discussion Events!  “We have convened the best intersectional voices from many industries to come to BFF to help us affect change,” she said. “From content creators to executives, athletes and experts, the most unique thing about BFF is that we are bringing them all together - under one roof. We [...]

2018-05-02T12:24:50+00:00May 2nd, 2018|

BFF Daily Rewind: Day 1

Welcome to BFF! In case you missed it, check out the recap from Day 1 including the World Premiere of THE HONOR LIST and a live performance by Carly Pearce. There's lots more to come this week...

2018-05-02T06:23:31+00:00May 2nd, 2018|

BFF is About to Change Your Movie-Going Experience Forever

Do you love hearing behind-the-scenes info about "movie magic?" If so, don't miss what makes seeing a movie at a film festival an experience like no other. It's your chance to ask them anything you want about how their movies were made. Whether you like blockbusters, indie films, documentaries, famous actors or up-and-coming faces, we [...]

2018-05-01T12:55:59+00:00May 1st, 2018|

Meet our 2018 Jury Members

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 [...]

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

Mars Petcare Sponsors Pet Adoptions at BFF!

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

Check out our Local Love for Deals & Discounts

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 [...]

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

STEAM is Storming BFF with will.i.am

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 [...]

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