11th annual Fayetteville Film Fest begins Thursday


The Fayetteville Film Fest touts developing meaningful relationships with filmmakers!

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — A record-setting 79 films — features, documentaries, short, and animated films — will screen at this year’s Fayetteville Film Fest from October 3-5 2019.

The board announced that the films will be at locations around the Fayetteville Square area and all documentaries will be screened at the Pryor Center, 1 East Center Street.

The opening night film, “To the Stars,” is a black-white film set in the 60s and, “follows the story of a powerful friendship forged between a shy farmer’s daughter and a reckless new girl in town.” This film screened at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.

For a full lineup of screenings, click here.

Actor Eric Martinez has been on several shows including “Better Call Saul”, “In Plain Sight” and “Night Shift”. He is on a filmmakers panel at this year’s film fest.

Martinez is spending time in Fayetteville shooting locations for his next feature film.

“I’m always looking to collaborate with new filmmakers (and) new producers… and hopefully in the near future, bring my flavor to Arkansas as well,” Martinez said.

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