Monthly Archives: April 2019

This Changes Everything: Special Screening with Executive Producer Geena Davis

2019-05-03T09:42:09-05:00April 28th, 2019|

This Changes Everything Experience a very special screening of This Changes Everything from executive producer, and festival Co-founder, Geena Davis on Wednesday, May 8 at BFF 2019. Told first-hand by some of Hollywood’s leading voices in front of and behind the camera, This Changes Everything takes an incisive look into the history, empirical [...]

Family Friendly Fun at BFF

2019-05-10T12:30:47-05:00April 28th, 2019|

Balanced representation in media affects all ages, so BFF has experiences for the whole family that highlight our mission of inclusion. Catch a free screening at the Sony & Orville Redenbacher outdoor theater or learn to analyze media representations at  "How to Be a Kid Critic" workshop with Common Sense Media. There's something for [...]

Finance, Founding and Filmmaking: Female-Led Discussion Events at BFF

2019-05-05T23:33:48-05:00April 28th, 2019|

If you're interested in film financing, entrepreneurship, smart business strategies, female-driven content and the next big Netflix hit, these are the discussion events for you. Gain insight from female CEO's, news anchors, award-winning directors, producers, thought leaders, a former WNBA star and business leaders on how to finance projects, start businesses and build a [...]

BFF Official Merchandise Is Here!

2019-04-25T10:42:36-05:00April 25th, 2019|

BFF official merchandise is here. Be sure to grab your official t-shirts, water bottles, hats, lanyards, tote bags, and more! All pickups will be made during the Festival at the Official BFF Merchandise store at Record South, May 8-10. Limited Quantities! Click through the images [...]

Actor Jamie Brewer Honored with “See It, Be It” Award

2019-04-23T09:50:06-05:00April 23rd, 2019|

BFF to honor actor Jamie Brewer with the “See It, Be It” Award which highlights a rising and influential voice in the landscape of diversity and inclusion in media. The American Horror Story actor and Drama Desk Award winner will be honored for her unwavering commitment to representing and championing those with intellectual disabilities both [...]

Check Your Blind Spots Bus Tour Coming To BFF!

2019-04-23T06:20:08-05:00April 23rd, 2019|

What is the CEO Action for Diversity and the Check Your Blind Spots Tour? CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Through CEO Action, the Check Your Blind Spots unconscious bias tour is designed to help raise awareness around our [...]

Stories from Across Turtle Island: Indigenous Voices at BFF

2019-04-29T21:27:08-05:00April 23rd, 2019|

Stories Across Turtle Island: Indigenous Voices at BFF From the water protectors of Navajo Nation and Standing Rock to the true story of The Grizzlies in Kugluktuk, with an impressive Nunavut-based cast, Indigenous Voices at BFF are rising strong. Representation of Indigenous stories and storytellers is one of the lowest in the film industry. [...]