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

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 [...]

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

BFF Official Merchandise Is Here!

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

Check Your Blind Spots Bus Tour Coming To BFF!

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 [...]

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

Stories from Across Turtle Island: Indigenous Voices at BFF

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. [...]

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

Homegrown: Arkansas Talent at BFF

While the Bentonville Film Festival has submissions from creatives all over the world, this year's talent doesn't fall too far from our front door. These films feature talent from right here in Arkansas and align with BFF's mission of inclusion in all forms of media. Also, we love cheering for the hometown creatives! BFF [...]

2019-04-22T20:11:18-05:00April 22nd, 2019|

BFF Welcomes RXBAR

The Bentonville Film Festival is thrilled to add RXBAR as a sponsor, especially because they have similar ideologies. “Diversity and inclusion is a priority at RXBAR,” said Rose Montag, senior communications associate at RXBAR, “and it’s something that’s built into the foundation of how we work. We actively look to partner [...]

2019-04-23T05:48:22-05:00April 22nd, 2019|

BFF Announces Ambitious Slate of Panel Programming for 5th Annual Festival

BFF announced today the initial lineup of filmmaker and industry panels for the 2019 festival and, in partnership with founding sponsor Walmart and presenting sponsor Coca-Cola, will offer another ambitious slate of programming with an aim to elevate diverse voices in all facets entertainment and media. Conversations will focus on an array of topics [...]

2019-04-22T13:59:19-05:00April 22nd, 2019|

FREE Sony Films in the Great Outdoors

Stop by the Sony and Orville Redenbacher's Outdoor Theater at Lawrence Park, May 8-11 for some of your favorite films. From classics to new releases, catch all of your favorites on the big screen, all from our sponsor Sony. Did we mention they're all FREE? Starting Wednesday at 3pm, share your love of movie-going [...]

2019-04-18T23:32:25-05:00April 18th, 2019|