Special Partner Screenings & Events

//Special Partner Screenings & Events
Special Partner Screenings & Events2018-04-19T12:10:44+00:00

BFF is proud to present several special screenings and events, many  in partnership with like-minded organizations.

WORLD PREMIERE OF THE BOX (Screens throughout festival)
Catch the world premiere of Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science’s Gold Program intern Tracey Aivez’s short film, commissioned by Walmart, at Opening Night and before every Competition Film.

BFF partners with the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge film challenge to unveil and screen the 2018 competition finalists, followed by a Q&A with founder Nic Novicki. This program will be captioned and will include an ASL interpreter.

PROJECT ZERO (Sunday, May 5, Time/Venue TBA)
BFF is honored to partner with Arkansas-based non-profit Project Zero for a special film screening and event to raise awareness for their mission to diligently and passionately promote adoption through the foster care system.

THE RAISING OF AMERICA (Friday, May 4, 5:30pm, Arvest)
BFF, Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center, Ready Nation, Moms in Film and Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families present a special screening of The Raising of America, followed by a panel discussion with Kyle Peterson, Alysia Reiner and others.

SAMSUNG CREATE EVENT (Thursday, May 3, 6:30pm, Walmart World Room)
Student filmmakers were challenged to make a short film based on the mission of BFF by utilizing the incredibly powerful Samsung Galaxy phone and tablet. The top films will premier during this program followed by a Q&A. More information about how to enter can be found here.