While he waits for "Mud" to land a distribution deal, Jeff Nichols is in negotiations to direct a March Popular Science article about Taylor Wilson, a teenager from Texarkana, Ark., who became the youngest person ever to achieve nuclear fusion.
The oft-beleaguered Hot Springs Documentary Film Institute has announced a new partnership with the Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce that the HSDFI hopes will help shore up their finances, and let them concentrate on the Film Festival set for October 12-21.
Hog fans just can't quit blaming the refs for the NCAA men's basketball tournament loss to North Carolina. Now the Arkansas Senate has gotten in on the act, with this resolution introduced by Democratic Sen. Keith Ingram and getting bipartisan co-sponsorship from that brutish and short sandlot roundball player, Republican Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson.
IndieWire breaks news long whispered downtown — a more ambitious successor to the Little Rock Film Festival is in the works, with backing from writer/director Jeff Nichols, a Little Rock native. His "Loving" has won wide acclaim recently.