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LRFF2015 Announces Golden Rock Narrative Competition Lineup

LRFF2015 Announces Golden Rock Narrative Competition Lineup

Little Rock Film Festival is proud to announce its 2015 Golden Rock Narrative Competition Lineup, curated by LRFF Programmer Levi Agee. LRFF2015 passes are now available for online HERE.   7 Chinese Brothers (76min) Director – Bob Byington (@BobByington) 7 Chinese Brothers Facebook page Jason Schwartzman portrays Larry, an inebriated sad sack who rides a tide of booze onto the shores of an undiscriminating Quick-Lube. The only bright spot is probably his boss, Lupe. Will Larry keep it together long enough to win the girl, provide for his French bulldog (Schwartzman’s real-life dog Arrow), laze about with his friend Major, and do his cantankerous grandmother proud?    Applesauce (91min) Director – Onur Tukel (@otukel) Every Tuesday night, radio talk show host Stevie Bricks invites his listeners to call in and share their stories. When one night he asks people to share the worst thing they’ve ever done, high school teacher Ron Welz can’t resist. Big mistake—what he reveals sets off a chain of hilariously uncontrollable events adversely affecting his marriage and another couple. And when someone starts sending him body parts, his life really begins to fall apart.  Funny Bunny (85min) Director – Alison Bagnail  Funny Bunny Facebook page Twitter – @funnybunnyfilm A hapless anti-childhood obesity crusader and a maternally neglected trust-funder bond as they vie for the heart of a troubled animal activist.  God Bless The Child (94min) Director – Robert Machoian, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck God Bless This Child Facebook page Five siblings, left on their own, spend a summer’s day full of fantasy and chaos. H. (93min). Director – Rania Attieh, Daniel Garcia  H. Facebook page Twitter – @Hthefilm Two women descend into...

Little Rock Film Festival announces 2013 Golden Rock Documentary Competition Lineup

The 7th Annual Little Rock Film Festival is pleased to announce the competition lineup for the 2013 Golden Rock Documentary Category. “This year’s lineup represents the very best in documentary work being made around the World. Each of these 17 films examine a wide range of issues and characters from secret wars around the globe, ganglife in Baltimore, Maryland to the entertainment industry in Branson, Missouri. Many of the films challenge the traditional forms documentaries have long been known for”– Brent Renaud, LRFF co-founder and Artistic Director Each of these films will compete for the LRFF2013 Golden Rock for Best Documentary Film. Some films in this category will also be eligible for the $10,000 Heifer International Humanitarian Award and the $10,000 Oxford American Best Southern Film. Many of the documentaries featured this year are making one of their first appearances since premiering in festivals like Sundance Film Festival and SXSW. Special announcements will continue to be made as the festival approaches.   12 O’Clock Boys – directed by Lotfy Nathan Pug, a young boy growing up on a combative West Baltimore block, finds solace in a group of illegal dirt bike riders known as The 12 O’Clock Boys. Converging from all parts of the inner city, they invade the streets and clash with police, who are forbidden to chase the bikes for fear of endangering the public.   After Tiller – directed by Martha Shane and Lana Wilson An in-depth look at the rapidly unfolding stories of four doctors still willing to provide third-trimester abortions in the wake of the 2009 assassination of Dr. George Tiller. After the 2009 assassination of Dr....