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"This genre gives actresses some really juicy lines and roles,but denies them the acclaim that comes from more 'serious' roles.Kidder was a gifted actress who was indelible in a few films."-Lady Edith

"She won a Genie for it - because Canadians have great taste!"-Mike in Canada

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May 13 2019

Bentonville: Geena Davis,Jamie Brewer,and the Fabulous Freddie Mercury

Part 1 of 3 by Nathaniel R

"Include,"was scrawled across every sign at the 5th annualBentonville Film Festivalwhich just wrapped up.As part of the logo,it was hard to miss.More noteworthy is the fact that you would have been able to hear that message loud and clear at any of the screenings and events even if you'd never seen the logo.Oscar winner Geena Davis launched the festival five years ago.It's a smart offshoot of the actresses work atthe Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media...and that advocacy reaches beyond gender to include film industry representation for multiple minorities: queer people,people of color,and disabled people,too.

Bentonville,sight unseen at least,is an odd locale for a film festival.That is until you see how much money that corporate sponsor WalMart,headquartered right there,has poured into the festival.The Film Experience has had the pleasure of attending several regional festivals across the years and Bentonville is definitely among the most well-funded / well-run.亚博主页The attending filmmakers even got a mini-retreat before the festival began for industry networking opportunities.The town itself is a little slice of Americana with little shops,cute restaurants,a charming town square,and a lux gorgeous museum named Crystal Bridges.

Geena Davis in the house!

Crystal Bridges is where the trademark opening event "Geena and Friends"is held...

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