Film Guide

Short Films

1500 MILES

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1500 MILES

Directed by Chris Duncan
Adaptive athlete Nicole Ver Kuilen takes on a 1,500 mile race that involves swimming, running, and biking despite…
Southern Features

17 BLOCKS

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17 BLOCKS

Directed by Davy Rothbart
The Sanfords struggle with addiction, poverty, and gun violence when an unexpected tragedy leads to a journey of…
Short Films

808: HOW WE RESPOND

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808: HOW WE RESPOND

Directed by Ian Bell
Unfiltered, in our age of social media: live streamers in Hawaii inadvertently record their responses to the 2018…
Short Films

A BOLT AT A TIME

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A BOLT AT A TIME

Directed by Dwight Chalmers
A tender and nostalgic exploration of times gone by.
Short Films

A LINE BIRDS CANNOT SEE

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A LINE BIRDS CANNOT SEE

Directed by Amy Bench
A young woman recounts her harrowing saga in the U.S. while fleeing a violent home life in Guatemala.
Short Films

A LOVE SONG FOR LATASHA

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A LOVE SONG FOR LATASHA

Directed by Sophia Nahli Allison
A radical act of remembrance for Latasha Harlins, whose death sparked the 1992 LA Riots, through her cousin…

AETN STUDENT SHORTS

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AETN STUDENT SHORTS

HSDFF and AETN share a mission to support and educate Arkansas’s student documentary filmmakers with a goal of...

FESTIVAL PASSES

Special Event

FESTIVAL PASSES

ALL-ACCESS PASS ($400) Includes: Admission to all screenings and parties Priority seating up to 15 mins before screening One ticket...
Short Films

ALL ON A MARDI GRAS DAY

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ALL ON A MARDI GRAS DAY

Directed by Michal Pietrzyk
Desmond becomes the Big Chief of his tribe of Mardi Gras Indians in this sumptuous study of a…
Short Films

ALL SKINFOLK AIN’T KINFOLK

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ALL SKINFOLK AIN’T KINFOLK

Directed by Angela Tucker
The race for mayor of New Orleans comes down to two very different black female politicians resulting in…
Parties

Arkansas Homecoming at Superior Bathhouse Brewery

Special Event

Arkansas Homecoming at Superior Bathhouse Brewery

Arkansas Homecoming Superior Bathhouse Brewery 329 Central Ave. (9:00 PM to 11:00PM) Located on historic Bathhouse Row, Superior...
Short Films

EXIT 12

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EXIT 12

Directed by Mohammad Gorjestani
Former U.S. Marine Roman Baca starts a dance company that offers veterans and individuals affected by war a…

ARTIKO

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ARTIKO

Directed by Jesus Mari Lazkano, Josu Venero
Renowned Spanish Basque painter Jesus Mari Lazkano journeys to the Svalbard archipelago, near the Arctic Circle, to find…
US Features

AUTONOMY

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AUTONOMY

Directed by Alex Horwitz
A brave new world awaits in this engrossing investigation of technology and the ethics of self-driving cars.
Short Films

BALLET AFTER DARK

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BALLET AFTER DARK

Directed by B.Monét
In the aftermath of an attack, a ballet teacher develops a program that heals survivors of abuse with…
Short Films

BALLHAWKS

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BALLHAWKS

Directed by Samantha Sanders
A group of Chicagoan baseball fans hunt for home runs — but they have to stand outside of…
US Features

BEDLAM

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BEDLAM

Directed by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg
Over a period of five years, a psychiatrist tracks the lives of individuals suffering from debilitating mental illness.
Short Films

BEING WITH ELEPHANTS

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BEING WITH ELEPHANTS

Directed by James Martin
A profile of the Elephant Aware Conservancy in the Siana region of the Massai Mara and the Elephant…
Short Films

BETTY FEEDS THE ANIMALS

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BETTY FEEDS THE ANIMALS

Directed by James P. Gannon
Twice a day, the elderly Betty places bowls of food out for the stray cats, raccoons, foxes, possums,…
Short Films

BLESSINGS OF LIBERTY

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BLESSINGS OF LIBERTY

Directed by Emily Thomas
In Detroit, a community of pro-Trump Christian Iraqis find themselves at the mercy of ICE raids and dangerous…
Short Films

BLOODKIN

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BLOODKIN

Directed by Ramin Bahrani
Austin Eversole, age 15 at the time, who had suffered a long period of psychological and sexual abuse...