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Bentonville, Ark., Hosts a Film Festival Without a Movie Theater

2015-05-16T00:45:42+00:00 May 16th, 2015|

Downtown Bentonville, Ark., at the intersection of North Main Street and West Central Ave. Credit: Beth Hall for The New York Times   BENTONVILLE, Ark. — It makes sense that the fate of this quintessential company town is being plotted in a conference room just a mile from Walmart headquarters. But what Trevor Drinkwater and his lieutenants are [...]

The Most Powerful and Inspiring Statements Made at Geena Davis’ First Women and Diversity in Film Festival

2015-05-16T00:28:42+00:00 May 16th, 2015|

Tonight, as Geena Davis and her Institute on Gender and Media wrap up their first-ever film festival dedicated to Women and Diversity in Film, let's take a look at some of the most powerful and inspiring statements made by industry leaders and entertainment executives at panel discussions earlier this week. Geena Davis on why a women's empowerment film [...]

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

2015-05-16T00:22:56+00:00 May 16th, 2015|

Academy Award® Winning Actor Geena Davis and Arc Entertainment Launch Bentonville Film Festival with Founding Sponsor Walmart and Presenting Sponsor Coca-Cola There is so much we can all do to achieve equality of gender in media and asGeena Davis Institute says, “If she can see it, she can be it”. Endorsed by Nina Tassler, Chairman of [...]

Geena Davis Starting Up Bentonville Film Festival

2015-03-12T18:51:23+00:00 March 12th, 2015|

Academy Award winning actor Geena Davis and ARC Entertainment announced the launch of the Bentonville Film Festival(BFF), a one-of-a-kind inaugural event designed to champion women and diversity in film. The Festival, which will take place from May 5 – 9 in Bentonville, Arkansas, will be the first and only film competition in the world to offer [...]

Academy Award® Winning Actor Geena Davis and ARC Entertainment Launch Bentonville Film Festival with Founding Sponsor Walmart and Presenting Sponsor Coca-Cola

2015-01-09T23:12:34+00:00 January 9th, 2015|

Unprecedented Film Festival Celebrating Women and Diversity in Film is First to Guarantee Theatrical, Television, Digital and Retail Home Entertainment Distribution for Winning Films Bentonville, AR / Los Angeles, CA (January 6, 2015) – Academy Award® winning actor Geena Davis and ARC Entertainment today announced the launch of the Bentonville Film Festival (BFF), a one-of-a-kind [...]