Little Rock Film Festival schedule 

Ticket info: The LRFF offers three festival pass options. Entry is granted according to pass priority. Gold ($300) grants first access to all films and parties. Silver ($150) grants admission to most films and panels, but doesn't include the gala or VIP-only events. Bronze ($50) grants access to films only. The recommended donation for those wanting to see films individually is $10. Gala tickets are $75. Passes are available via littlerockfilmfest.org and at festival venues.

Thursday, May 16

9:30 a.m. LRFFYouth! 610 Main. 120 min.

10:40 a.m. "World Shorts: The Beginning, The Middle, The End." Six short films, with filmmakers attending: "Hatch," dir. Christoph Kuschnig; "Un mundo para Raul," dir. Mauro Mueller; "Sahasi Chori," dir. Erin Galey; "MOVIES MADE FROM HOME #6 & #15," dir. Robert Machoian; "Divine Rite," Shadae Lamar Smith; "Passio," dirs. Andreas Feldfos Bargmann and Mette Mikkelsen. 84 min. Cornerstone Pub.

11 a.m. "Wajma: An Afghan Love Story," dir. Barmak Akram. Documentary feature. 115 min. Argenta Community Theater.

11:30 a.m. "William and The Windmill," dir. Ben Nabors. Documentary feature. 92 min. Historic Arkansas Museum.

11:30 a.m. LRFF Youth! Scholarship Awards Luncheon. 60 min. 610 Main.

12:15 p.m. "Arkansas Shorts: Futures." Four short films, with filmmakers attending: "Foot Trackers," dir. Brandon Bogard; "Lasting the After," Blake Elder; "Death of a Superhero," dir. Brandon Bristol; "Bad Water," dir. Amman Abbasi. 54 min. The Rep. Pre-screening music by J.R. Top.

12:45 p.m.: "Village at the End of the World," dirs. Sarah Gavron and David Katznelson. Documentary feature. 76 min. 610 Main.

1 p.m. "World Shorts: Quirks." Seven short films, with filmmakers attending. "The Associate," dir. Shane Leal-Willett; "The Audition," dir. Celia Rowlson-Hall; "The Places Where We Lived," dir. Bernardo Britto; "Die Like An Egyptian," Matt Mamula; "Catnip: Egress to Oblivion?" dir. Jason Willis; "boy.girl.drum," dir. Chris Olsen; "Mousse," dir. John Hellberg. 82 min. Cornerstone Pub.

1:20 p.m. "Our Nixon," dir. Penny Lane attending. Documentary feature. 85 min. Argenta Community Theater.

1:20 p.m. "Up Among the Hills," dir. Larry Foley attending. Documentary feature. 55 min. Historic Arkansas Museum.

2:45 p.m. "Arkansas Shorts: Heartbeats." Four short films, with filmmakers attending. "Bump," dir. Joe York; "Mary," dir. Zach Turner; "Last Shot Love," dir. Nolan Dean; "The Discontentment of Ed Telfair," dir. Daniel Campbell. 69 min. The Rep. Pre-screening music by Mark Edgar Stuart.

3 p.m. "Blood Brother," dir. Steve Hoover attending. Documentary feature. 105 min. 610 Main.

3:20 p.m. "World Shorts: American Dreams." Five short films, with filmmakers attending. "The Commitment," dir. Albert M. Chan; "Sweet, Sweet Country," dir. Dehanza Rogers; "Kalifornija," dir. Tomas Vengris; "The Acting Lesson," dirs. Carmen Pelaez and Nicolas Calzada; "An American Mosque," dir. David Washburn. 86 min. Cornerstone Pub.

3:20 p.m. "Gideon's Army," dir. Dawn Porter. Documentary feature. 96 min. Argenta Community Theater.

3:30 p.m. "Unearthing the Dream," dir. Pamela Uzzell attending. Documentary feature. 53 min. Historic Arkansas Museum.

4:30 p.m. Filmmaker happy hour at the Arcade Theater site. 90 min.

5:30 p.m. "45RPM," dir. Juli Jackson attending. Narrative feature. 97 min. The Rep. Pre-screening music by Isaac Alexander.

5:45 p.m. "Good Night," dir. Sean Gallagher. Narrative feature. 85 min. 610 Main.

5:45 p.m. "World Shorts: The Edge." Six short films, with filmmakers attending. "Bo," dirs. Kelly McCoy and Dave Schwep; "Root," dir. Caleb Johnson; "Grasshopper!" Michael Usry and Ryan Roy; "#PostModem," dirs. Lucas Leyva and Jillian Mayer; "The Giant," dir. David Raboy; "Organ Grinder," Chad Crawford Kinkle. 88 min. Cornerstone Pub.

5:45 p.m. "After Tiller," dirs. Lana Wilson and Martha Shane attending. Documentary feature. 85 min. Historic Arkansas Museum.

6 p.m. "We Always Lie to Strangers," dirs. A.J. Schnack and David Wilson attending. Documentary feature. 109 min. Argenta Community Theater.



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