Family Tree


EVENT TYPE: Competition Documentary Features

RUN TIME: 97 Minutes

Exploring sustainable forestry in the American South through the stories of two Black families fighting to preserve their land and legacy. Family Tree’s cinéma vérité approach reveals the vast task of maintaining the land while navigating challenging family dynamics, unscrupulous developers, and changing environmental needs. The forest itself and the beauty of its changing seasons become a primary character in this family drama.


Virtual screenings for FAMILY TREE are available to viewers in Arkansas only; 100 viewer max capacity; 48 hour viewing window starting Wednesday, June 12 at 6:00 PM CST



Director(s): Jennifer MacArthur

Producer(s): Rupert Maconick; Executive Producers: Jennifer MacArthur, Geeta Gandbhir

Cast: The Jefferies Family, The Williams Family, Sam Cook, Mavis Gragg



6:00 PM — Skylight Cinema 3 - 350 Southwest A St. Bentonville


Jun 15, 6:00 PM — Jun 16, 11:59 PM Central Standard Time (CST)