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ACS Filmland
Little Rock, Arkansas
EST 2018

The Arkansas Cinema Society's Filmland is a curated annual celebration of cinema with a mission to nurture and inspire filmmakers in Arkansas by exposing Arkansans to filmmakers and their art. (Arkansas Cinema Society)

 
 
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Arkansas Shorts- A Night of Short Film
Hot Springs, Arkansas
EST 2008

Arkansas Shorts is a showcase of short films created by natives and current residents of Arkansas. Shorts films are 10 minutes or less and span all genres including narrative, documentary, music video and experimental films. Sometimes called the “Jewel of January,” it is one of the most fun and anticipated events of the year. Filmmakers and film lovers often wear their Hollywood best! (Arkansas Shorts)

 
 
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Bentonville Film Festival
Bentonville, Arkansas
EST 2015

Bentonville Film Festival is a one of a kind event that champions inclusion in all forms of media. Co-founded by Academy Award® winner Geena Davis & Inclusion Companies CEO Trevor Drinkwater, BFF is a year-long platform culminating with an annual festival in partnership with founding sponsor Walmart and presenting sponsor Coca-Cola. (Bentonville Film Festival)

 
 
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Conway Film Festival
Conway, Arkansas
EST 2009

The Conway Film Festival is a venue of local, national, and international independent filmmaking. In conjunction with ArtsFest, we are located in downtown Conway, AR.
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CZECH THAT Film Festival
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas
EST 2012 (2016 IN ARKANSAS)

CZECH THAT FILM is an annual film festival held throughout the United States from March till July. The festival is dedicated to draw attention to and raise the profile of Czech films and to celebrate Czech cinema at an international level. Conceived in 2012, it provides an opportunity for enthusiasts of international cinema in the United States to sample and evaluate successful new Czech films recently awarded at both domestic and international stages. (Czech That Film Festival)

 
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El Dorado Film Festival
El Dorado, Arkansas
EST 2014

The El Dorado Film Festival offers a curated selection of independent cinema to audiences in El Dorado, Arkansas: a small town with a unique history in the arts. (El Dorado Film Festival)

 
 
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Fayetteville Film Fest
Fayetteville, Arkansas
EST 2009

The Fayetteville Film Fest is a cultural leader in our region, bringing world class film to our state, developing meaningful relationships with filmmakers, and nurturing the art of filmmaking by uniting a community of creators and supporters. (Fayetteville Film Fest)

 
 
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Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival
Hot Springs, Arkansas
EST 1991

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival is the oldest non-fiction festival in North America. HSDFF offers multiple awards categories, and is a designated Academy-Award© -qualifying festival for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Documentary Short Subject. (Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival)

 
 
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Hot Springs INTERNATIONAL Horror Film Festival
Hot SPRINGS, Arkansas
EST 2013

Our mission is to inspire, educate, & promote talented artists & filmmakers around the world. The institute provides opportunities for networking, exhibition, education, screenings and more. The historic Central Theater offers a unique venue for the public to experience films on the “Big Screen” often with the filmmakers artists or celebrities available to answer questions and share their insights. (Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival)

 
 
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Hot Springs INTERNATIONAL Women’s Film Festival
Hot Springs, ARkansas
EST 2018

The Hot Springs International Women’s Film Festival (HSWFF) is presented by the Hot Springs Arts & Film Institute. The festival celebrates women filmmakers and artists by providing a historic theàter venue and networking forum in Hot Springs National Park, AR. USA. (Hot Springs International Women’s Film Festival)

 
 
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Kaleidoscope LGBTQ+ Film Festival
North Little Rock, ARkansas
EST 2015

Kaleidoscope celebrates the diversity of the LGBT community and filmmakers by presenting poignant and thought-provoking films documenting LGBT lives truthfully and with respect. Kaleidoscope celebrates the power of film to transform lives and opinions of those both inside and outside the LGBT community through the universal medium of the cinema.

 
 
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Little Rock 48 Hour Film Project
Little Rock, ARkansas
EST 2005

Filmmakers from all over the Little Rock area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. (Little Rock 48HFP)

 
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Made In Arkansas Film Festival
Little Rock, Arkansas
EST 2019

The annual Made in Arkansas Film Festival hosted by CALS Ron Robinson Theater is devoted to showcasing films made in The Natural State from a wide variety of filmmakers in all corners of the state and to giving local filmmakers the opportunity to have their films shown at the beautiful state-of-the-art CALS Ron Robinson Theater. (Made in Arkansas Film Festival)

 
 
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Ozark Foothills FilmFest
Batesville, Arkansas
EST 2002

Ozark Foothills FilmFest, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization dedicated to excellence and accessibility in the media arts. We present the annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest each spring and the T Tauri Movie Camp Youth Summer Residency Program each July and have been actively involved in advancing film culture in Arkansas for seventeen years. (Ozark Foothills FilmFest)

 
 
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Ozark MEDIA ARTS Festival
SPRINGDALE, Arkansas
EST 2013

Ozark Media Arts Festival is the premiere festival in the midwest showcasing video and photography from high school and college students. Students can compete in mail-in categories, onsite competitions, and industry lead workshops in broadcast, film, production, and photography, as well as a college, career and tech exposition to connect students with career changing opportunities. The goal of Ozark Media Arts Festival is to build strong connections and networks to enable a sustainable pathway from education to industry. (Ozark Media Arts Festival)

 
 

 

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