BFF MOVIE MONDAYS

BFFoundation, along with local community partners like Visit Bentonville, support a monthly screening on a Monday to bring back BFF Alumni and mission-aligned projects from our industry partners to share with our BFF audiences year-round. These screenings take place virtually and at local Northwest Arkansas theaters.

SPRING AND SUMMER VIRTUAL SCHEDULE

Films are available the weekend prior to the scheduled Movie Monday event. The live Q and A will take place on Zoom on Monday evening and will be available for audiences to ask questions and interact with the film team.

Tickets are $10

Stay updated by visiting our social media pages for IG Live chats and Facebook events associated with this program.


APRIL 2021 – THE DONUT KING

FRIDAY, APRIL 16th – MONDAY, APRIL 19th

BFF 2020 Documentary Competition, Received Jury Award for Best Documentary

Genre: Documentary

Synopsis: Cambodian refugee Ted Ngoy builds a multi-million dollar empire by baking America’s favourite pastry — the doughnut.

Director: Alice Gu

Writers: Alice Gu, Carol Martori

Live Q&A with the filmmakers on Monday, April 19th at 6:00pm CST, Moderated by Carla Renata with the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA).

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MAY 2021 – DEFINITION PLEASE

MONDAY, MAY 17th – THIS SCREENING IS GEO-BLOCKED FOR ARKANSAS AUDIENCES ONLY.

BFF 2020 Narrative Competition

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Synopsis: A former Scribbs Spelling Bee champion must reconcile with her estranged brother when he returns home to help care for their sick mother.

Director/Writer: Sujata Day

Main Cast: Katrina Bowden, LeVar Burton, Eugene Byrd

Live Q&A with the filmmakers on Monday, May 17th at 6:00pm CST, Moderated by Carla Renata with the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA).

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JUNE 2021 – GOSSAMER FOLDS

FRIDAY, JUNE 18th – MONDAY, JUNE 21st

BFF 2020 Narrative Competition

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: In 1986, ten-year-old Tate is uprooted and unwillingly moved to the suburbs of Kansas City. As his parent’s marriage unravels, Tate finds solace in the unlikely friendships of his next-door neighbors: a retired college professor and his transgender daughter, Gossamer.

Director: Lisa Donato Writer: Bridget Flanery

Main Cast: Jackson Robert Scott, Alexandra Grey, Sprague Grayden

Live Q&A with the filmmakers on Monday, June 21st at 6:00pm CST, Moderated by Carla Renata with the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA).

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JULY 2021 – FIND ME

FRIDAY, JULY 16th – MONDAY, JULY 19th

BFF 2018 Narrative Competition

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: An emotionally wounded accountant decides to break away from routine and find his missing friend, who has left clues for him of her whereabouts throughout National Parks across the West.

Director / Writer: Tom Huang

Main Cast: Sara Amini, Krizia Bajos, Patrick Batiste

Live Q&A with the filmmakers on Monday, July 19tht at 6:00pm CST, Moderated by Carla Renata with the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA).

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