Arkansas docs 

“14 Women.” An intimate, day-in-the-life portrait of all 14 women serving in the U.S. Senate. Mary Lambert, sister of Senator Blanche Lincoln, directs.

“Beacon of Hope, The Story of the University of Arkansas.” The story of the state's largest institution of higher learning, from its founding in 1871, through the birth of the Razorbacks, to present day.

“The Old Gray Lady — Arkansas's First Newspaper.” A look at what was the oldest paper west of the Mississippi, the Arkansas Gazette. The documentary tracks the history of the paper and spends a good deal of time on the newspaper war that ushered in its demise.

“The Perfect Match: Hot Springs to Hanamaki.” A year in the relationship between two sister cities, with interactions between the cities' delegations and footage of students as they travel from Hot Springs to Japan.

“Silhouette City.” A look at the movement of apocalyptic militarism from the margins to the mainstream, with a special focus on a Christian survivalist group based in the Arkansas Ozarks in the early 1980s.

“Spilled Milk.” A short film on the demise of family-owned dairy farms in Arkansas.

“Watching the Waters Rise.” The story of the great flood of 1927 and its effects on Arkansas.

From the ArkTimes store


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Fritz Brantley

  • Words, Dec. 20

    Introducing an old movie on the old movie channel the other night, the host told an old story. The story is untrue, although I suppose the host, semi-old, believed it.
    • Dec 20, 2007
  • He talks, and talks, the talk

    A fellow posted an old newspaper article on his blog about a Mike Huckabee speech to a religious group in 1998. A friend faxed the article to me, then called to ask if I’d yet read it, which I had.
    • Dec 20, 2007
  • Going whole hog

    A Q&A with irreverent Arkansas-raised comedian Matt Besser
    • Dec 20, 2007
  • More »

More by Arkansas Times Staff

Readers also liked…

Most Shared

  • So much for a school settlement in Pulaski County

    The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's Cynthia Howell got the scoop on what appears to be coming upheaval in the Pulaski County School District along with the likely end of any chance of a speedy resolution of school desegregation issues in Pulaski County.
  • Riverfest calls it quits

    The board of directors of Riverfest, Arkansas's largest and longest running music festival, announced today that the festival will no longer be held. Riverfest celebrated its 40th anniversary in June. A press release blamed competition from other festivals and the rising cost of performers fees for the decision.
  • Football for UA Little Rock

    Andrew Rogerson, the new chancellor at UA Little Rock, has decided to study the cost of starting a major college football team on campus (plus a marching band). Technically, it would be a revival of football, dropped more than 60 years ago when the school was a junior college.
  • Turn to baseball

    When the world threatens to get you down, there is always baseball — an absorbing refuge, an alternate reality entirely unto itself.

Latest in A&E Feature

Event Calendar

« »


2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31  

Most Recent Comments

  • Re: On "Beyond Scared Straight"

    • I need to find a scared straight program for my 14 yr old daughter here…

    • on July 20, 2017

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation