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Geena Davis discusses 'A League Of Their Own' ending

CNN’s Sandra Gonzalez caught up with Geena Davis about the 30th Anniversary of “A League Of Their Own,” The Geena Davis Institute on Gender In Media and The Bentonville Film Festival. Geena spoke with Sandra from Bentonville where the festival kicked off this week and will run in person through June 26 and virtually through July 3. The Bentonville Film Festival is co-founded and chaired by Davis and the festival’s mission is to shine a light on underrepresented voices in Hollywood.
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Bentonville Film Festival president breaks down public events

The 8th annual Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival is underway with virtual and in-person events available. Joining us to share all the details on what you can expect is the president of the festival, Wendy Guerrero. Watch as we break it all down on Good Day NWA. Sponsored Content.

Bentonville’s Geena Davis and Wendy Guerrero on How to Program a Truly Diverse Film Festival

While film festivals continue to struggle in 2022 with gender parity and other benchmarks of inclusive selection, the Bentonville Film Festival has consistently programmed lineups from a majority of women, BIPOC, queer, disabled and other types of historically excluded filmmakers since its founding in 2015. The festival returned for its eighth edition on June 22 and will continue in-person in northwest Arkansas through June 26 and virtually through July 3. Of this year’s competition program, more than 82% is from creators who identify as female or gender non-conforming; 65% who identify as Black, Indigenous, a person of color, Asian or Pacific...

Osage Park Pavilion / modus studio

Manufacturers : Benjamin Moore, Palram, LA Lighting, Philips, Q Tran LED. Structural Engineering : Tatum-Smith-Welcher Engineers. Text description provided by the architects. The Osage Park Pavilion is a gateway and centerpiece for Osage Park, which resides at the northern end of a small municipal airport in Bentonville, Arkansas. The airport is a playground for unique small aircraft, and this pavilion derives its playful form and structural expression from aircraft wing design. The simple, fluid form lifts seamlessly out of the ground, evolving into a light, airy structure that celebrates natural light pouring through repetitive structural elements and the dynamic, undulating Arkansas-sourced cypress facade.

Experimental Anthology Film ‘Seven Faces of Jane’ Premieres at Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival

Click here to read the full article. “You have to put it in the script. If you put in the script – it will happen.” This is Geena Davis’ sage advice to filmmakers when crafting stories aiming to incorporate inclusive storylines and characters. “Nobody is going to second guess if it says the scene takes place at, say, ‘a police station which is 40% women,’ or if there’s a scene where ‘a crowd gathers, which is half female,’” continues the Oscar-winning actor and founder of the eponymous Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. “Specify what it is. You have to write in...

Happening in NWA: Dive-In movies, A Chorus Line

Here is a look at what is happening in Northwest Arkansas sponsored by the Sunkist Mini Can Variety Pack. A Tony Award-winning show is taking the stage at Walton Arts Center for a limited time only. “A Chorus Line” goes behind the scenes of the audition process for dancers vying...

NSU psychology bachelor’s degree now offered for online delivery

TAHLEQUAH – Northeastern State University received approval to offer its popular Bachelor of Science in psychology degree online to better meet students’ education needs. The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education approved NSU’s request to add an online option for the degree program in May. According to...

Chief Chat: Cherokee Nation investing in public art projects

The Cherokee Nation’s 7,000 square-mile reservation is a special place, full of vibrant culture and fascinating history. Through public art, we honor and enhance our culture and history. Public art ensures that all people on our reservation, whether they live here or are just visiting, can find beauty and curiosity about the Cherokee people’s rich heritage.