Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

I had the chance to attend the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival ( HSDFF) this year. The festival has an important place in both Arkansas and cinematic culture. As Executive Director Courtney Pledger said in her welcoming address, “We can drive to a cineplex and watch a film, or use one of the many streaming …
October is a beautiful month in Arkansas, packed with many events, festivals and outdoor activities to head to. Hot Springs is among the cities where many options can be found for October fun. The Hot Water Hills Music and Arts Festival will be October 2-4 at venues around Hot Springs.  Music, art, kids activities and …
The 24th Annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival is October 9 – 18 in Hot Springs. Details on the lineup in store for the opening and closing weekends of the festival are below. Information on further documentaries and special guests that will attend the event are on the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival site here . …
  Glen Campbell… I’ll Be Me was the opening night documentary featured at this year’s Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. As the title suggests, this film, which was directed by James Keach of Walk the Line fame, delves into the life of the popular country singer. The moving documentary gives the viewer a glimpse into …
The lineup for the 23rd annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, held October 10-19 in Hot Springs, has been set.  This year includes a standout list of not only documentary films, but of celebrity guests including actor George Takei, Academy Award-nominated actresses Tess Harper (who was born in Arkansas and is a member of the …
It is no secret that fall is a special time in Arkansas. The season is filled with camping, biking, live music, fall color, farm tours,  festivals… the list can go on and on. In light of this, we decided to share Ten Reasons to Visit Southwest Arkansas in the Fall. Enjoy! 1. The Talimena in …
The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival is on for October 11-20 at the Arlington Hotel. The event, which showcases documentaries from around the world, is one of the longest running documentary film festivals in the U.S. Some interesting films are on the lineup including “Mama Called” ( which is being shown Saturday October 12 at …