Sunday, July 22, 2018

Geena Davis

Friday, Apr. 6, 2018

The Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) unveiled the lineup of official feature film selections for the festival’s fourth edition, May 1-6, 2018. The inclusive lineup includes an impressive slate of films--more than half from underrepresented creators--including 42 competition films, 13 episodic...

Tuesday, Apr. 3, 2018

The Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) announced an ambitious lineup of filmmaker and film industry panels for this year’s edition of the popular film festival which runs May 1-6.
 
The filmmaker and film industry panels will feature attending actors, producers and directors, along with...

Thursday, Mar. 29, 2018

The Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) returns to Bentonville, Arkansas, May 1-6, 2018, and has announced two featured titles: its Opening Night Selection is the world premiere of Elissa Down’s The Honor List, from Lionsgate’s Studio L, and the festival will present a Centerpiece Screening...

Friday, Nov. 10, 2017

Known for drumming up business, the recently concluded American Film Market & Conferences also generated food for thought, particularly during an AFM session presented in partnership with the Alliance of Women Directors. Titled “The Future Is Female,” the panel discussion identified problems...

Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

When Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon clasped hands, stepped on the gas and flew over the canyon ridge in that memorable ending to "Thelma & Louise," many in Hollywood believed they were launching more than that turquoise Thunderbird.

It was 1991, and the expectation — or at least the...

Wednesday, May. 6, 2015

With help from a slew of corporate sponsors, Geena Davis and filmmakers focused on women and diversity have taken over Bentonville, Arkansas, a city of 40,000 best known as Wal-Mart's home base.

While it's not the first film festival to specialize in...

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis and ARC Entertainment have 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...

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