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LRFF2014 Grand Prize Winners

LRFF2014 Grand Prize Winners

The LRFF2014 concluded it’s week long event (May 12-18, 2014) at the Old Statehouse Museum, where Bill Clinton gave his 1992 and 1996 acceptance speeches. Coming a long way in eight years, we are proud to announce the LRFF2014 Grand Prize Winners. Governor Mike Beebe was presented the LRFF2014 Diamond Award. Golden Rock, Best Narrative: “Kumiko: The Treasure Hunter,” dir. David (pictured) and Nathan Zellner   Golden Rock, Best Documentary: “Virunga,” dir. Orlando von Einsiedel   Arkansas Times Audience Award: “Korengal” featuring Jason Mace and Michael Cunningham (dir. Sebastian Junger)   Special Jury Prize for Cinematic Nonfiction: “Ne Me Quitte Pas,” dir. Sabine Lubbe Bakker & Niels van Koevorden   Extraordinary Courage in Filmmaking: Matthew VanDyke, “Point and Shoot”   Best Southern Film: “Stop the Pounding Heart” featuring Tim and Sara Carlson (dir. Roberto Minervini)   Best World Short: “King of Size,” dir. Peter Dowd   Best Film, Made in Arkansas: “Sacred Hearts, Holy Souls,” dir. Mark Thiedeman   Best Director, Made in Arkansas: John Hockaday, “Stuck” Best Performance, Made in Arkansas: Ed Lowry in “A Matter of Honor”   Youth Filmmaking Award: Connor Leach, “Consequences” (no...

LRFF's First Ever Rooftop Screening – Bloody Mama, April 12th

Join us under the stars for Little Rock Film Festival’s first ever Rooftop Screening of ‘Bloody Mama’- a classic gangster film featuring Robert De Niro and Robert Walden, April 12th, 7pm atop the River Market Tower. What better way to spend an evening under the stars than watching a movie with a star in the audience. Yes! Actor Robert Walden will join us on the rooftop for this special screening and will discuss his role in the film. Purchase of an 2013 LRFF pass is required to attend this screening. Follow the link HERE to be among the first to get your hands on the 2013 LRFF passes and click HERE to reserve your seat for an evening with Robert Walden. Directed by Roger Corman, Bloody Mama was filmed in the Ozark mountains of Arkansas and tells the story of  machine gun totin’ Ma Barker, who lead her family gang (her sons) on a crime spree in the Depression era.Robert Walden plays Fred Barker in the film, who has just been released from prison, and Robert De Niro plays Lloyd Barker, a spaced-out drug addict who sniffs glue if nothing better is around. During his long and successful career as a Hollywood actor, three time Emmy nominated actor Robert Walden has acted alongside many of the Hollywood greats including George C. Scott, Anthony Hopkins and Dustin Hoffman and has worked with director such as Woody Allen,, Martin Scorsese and Alan Pakula. Walden currently stars in the new TV land sitcom, Happily Divorced with Fran Drescher and Rita Moreno. He will also star in the Arkansas Repertory Theater’s version of Death of a Salesman as...
LRFF’s Argenta Film Series presents 2011 Academy Award winning – Best Documentary Feature – Undefeated

LRFF’s Argenta Film Series presents 2011 Academy Award winning – Best Documentary Feature – Undefeated

LRFF’s Argenta Film Series presents 2011 Academy Award winning – Best Documentary Feature – Undefeated, Feb 21st, 7pm. Bill Courtney, the football coach of Manassas Tigers, will be in attendance and will participate in a Q&A hosted by Lindsey Miller from the Arkansas Times post the screening at the Argenta Community Theatre (405 Main Street, North Little Rock)   Undefeated is a documentary on an underdog football team – Manassas Tigers who look to reverse their fortunes with coach Bill Courtney as they strive to win the first playoff game in the high school’s 110-year history.  Admission is FREE courtesy of William F. Laman Library and seating is limited. Please RSVP at to book your...

2012 LRFF Winners Announced

  Golden Rock for Best Narrative Film: Beasts of the Southern Wild Golden Rock for Best Documentary Film: High Tech Low Life Oxford American Best Southern Film: Pilgrim Song Arkansas Times Audience Award Winner: Wolf Best World Short: The God Phone Charles B. Pierce Best Arkansas Film: Man in the Moon Best Actor Arkansas: Samuel Petit Best Director Arkansas: Edmund Prince (Imraan Ismail) Best Music Video Director: World: Eric Epstein “Yes I know” Band Memory Tapes Best Music Video Director: Arkansas: Alex Penrose “Some Dreams Come True” Band Swimming...