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MAY 11-17

Local and National LRFF Alumni head to NYC

LRFF nominee for Best “Made in Arkansas” Film, Slow Southern Steel will screen at the legendary Knitting Factory in NYC next month.  Slow Southern Steel is produced by a guy named CT, who is probably the most famous Little Rock resident you have never heard of. CT is the lead singer of Rwake,  an “infamous” medal band according to, that enjoys a World wide cult following.  Slow Southern Steel documents in near academic detail the southern heavy medal scene. The film directed by David Lipke, sold out two screenings at this years LRFF,  followed by an insane concert at the Rev Room downtown. Im not sure NYC is ready for this, but if you are in Brooklyn next month, you won’t want to miss the screening and concert on August 13th.   Also in August DAMN! opens a week long engagement at Cinema Village in Manhattan (August 12th-19th). DAMN! is the the story of  Rent is 2 Damn High founder Jimmy McMillan, a Vietnam veteran, black belt Karate master, former stripper, and 70’s soul singer, who became an overnight sensation after his appearance in the 2010 New York gubernatorial debate went viral. This theatrical release is an essential first step in helping Kristian, Robyn and Aaron to qualify their film for oscar consideration in the documentary category.  ...

Team Arkansas Times throws down the Gauntlet for this years 48 Hour Film Festival

Team Arkansas Times reacts to early bird registration Team Arkansas Times, a long time frontrunner in the 48 hour film festival, comes out swinging with a video posted on Youtube Friday. The video is obviously a challenge to one and all to end their reign in the contest. Do you have what it takes to take on the self imposed team to beat? Register here....

Feature Film "45 RPM" to hold auditions in Little Rock Saturday July 16th

Juli Jackson is looking for actors and actresses for “45 RPM” a narrative feature film that will shoot in NE and Central Arkansas. Film Logline: An ambitious artist struggling with the source of her inspiration finds help from an obsessive record collector in the search for her estranged father’s lost music. We are looking for (2) lead and (16) supporting actors, as well as featured and background extras. ACTORS: CONTACT US FOR APPOINTMENT TIMES Email: Subject line: Little Rock Audition Include: resume, headshot, and any online links Walk-ins may audition but appointments will be seen first and give priority. If you would like a chance to be an extra in the film, you do not have to audition! Please attend to sign-up and be photographed. Auditions will be held at Quapaw Quarter United Methodist Church, 1601 S. Louisiana, Little Rock, AR Saturday July 16th starting at 11am Filming is scheduled for September 2011 Shoot Dates TBA For all descriptions, sides, and directions visit: If you have a project, film news, or any rumors on film you would like to mention email me at...