Magazine article Screen International

Bentonville Festival in Lifetime Tie-In

Magazine article Screen International

Bentonville Festival in Lifetime Tie-In

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The Bentonville Film Festival, set to run in Arkansas from May 5-9, guarantees theatrical, television, digital and retail home entertainment distribution for winners of the best film, best family film and BFF audience award.

Davis on Tuesday (April 7) unveiled Lifetime as the TV distribution piece of the equation. Lifetime will also award a development deal for a winning script or treatment that will be revealed at the BFF award show.

"Lifetime and the Bentonville Film Festival create a perfect strategic alliance to complement our mutual goals toward advancing women and diversity in entertainment," said Davis.

"Film-makers with movies in competition will undoubtedly be ecstatic to know that their work has a chance to reach a national audience on Lifetime."

"As Bentonville Film Festival quickly grows into a national movement celebrating new voices in media, Lifetime is thrilled to be a partner in helping open entertainment's points of entry," said Danielle Carrig, svp of publicity and public affairs for Lifetime. …

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