In addition to Competition Films and Discussion Events, we invite you to experience all the free events at BFF. See below for all the fun to experience between screenings, and be sure to check this page often. We update and add more events all the time!

Inclusion Town

Presented by Anderson Merchandisers, Inclusion Town is the must-stop spot for outdoor fun at BFF 2019. Glam products, food samples, puppy adoptions – Inclusion Town has it all!

When: Thurs-Fri 1-7pm, Sat 11-8pm

Where: Compton Gardens Parking Lot

Unilever Social Media Lounge

Help us finish the Mosaic! Discover the final image by taking a photo around the fest, tag (official tag announced soon) and stop by the hashtag printers to put your photo on the mosaic. Tag as many times as you want. Stop by Record North from 12-8pm to check on the progress at Unilever Social Media Lounge.

When: Wed – Fri 12-8pm

Where: The Record

Sony & Orville Redenbacher Outdoor Theater

Experience movies in the great outdoors! FREE films for the whole family play all week at the Sony & Orville Redenbacher’s outdoor movie theatre.

When: Thurs-Fri 11:30 am-8 pm, Sat 11:30 am-9:30 pm

Where: Lawrence Park

Women Shred

Women Shred

Hit the Oz trails at BFF with World Champion cyclists Caroline Buchanan, Anneke Beerten, Lael Wilcox and more at Women Shred, the first-ever bike festival focused on women, and female cyclist representation in film at Inclusion Town, May 8-11! Their goal? Get more women on the epic Oz trails of NWA!

When: Wed-Sat 12-4:30 pm,  Trail bike show followed by group ride 4:30 pm

Where: Inclusion Town

Pioneer: First Women Filmmakers

Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers

Explore the barrier-breaking, women of early cinema who you most-likely haven’t heard of, despite their lasting mark on the films we enjoy today.

When: 21C Hours of Operation

Where: 21C Museum + Hotel

Puppy Village

Need a new friend? MARS Petcare will be sponsoring dog adoptions at their Better Cities for Pets booth. Help break our goal of 67 adoptions from 2018!

When: Thurs-Fri 1-7pm, Sat 11-7pm

Where: Inclusion Town

Check Your Blind Spots

The Check Your Blind Spots Tour is coming to BFF! Hop on the bus and walk through a series of experiences designed to raise awareness around unconscious bias and how everyone can change behaviors in their everyday lives.

When: Thurs-Fri 1-7pm, Sat 11-8pm

Where: Inclusion Town