Titles Announced for Walton Arts Center’s Film Series Curated by Fayetteville Film Fest

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, December 13, 2022 – Walton Arts Center has partnered with Fayetteville Film Fest to create four evenings of films based on a theme and highlighting diversity in cinema. With multile films screened per evening, a ticket to one of these themed events would make a great gift for every film lover on your gift list.

Fayetteville Film Fest reviewed and selected titles to be screened. These showcases feature independent films in a variety of formats including documentary, short, animated and narrative. Each evening of film will be screened in two blocks with a brief intermission to create a two-hour mini film festival. For a synopsis of each title visit waltonartscenter.org.

Tickets to these film showcases are available now for $15 plus applicable fees. Purchase tickets at waltonartscenter.org, by calling 479.443.5600 weekdays 10 am until 5 pm or in-person at the Walton Arts Center Box Office weekdays 10 am until 2 pm. Remember that box office hours for in-person and phone sales December 27-29 are 10 am until 2 pm. Regular business hours resume on Jan. 2.

Indie Films Central and South America

Friday, Jan. 13 | 8 pm

  • House by Hannah Martinez
  • Grilled Queso directed by Sergio Muñoz Ezquer
  • Síon Papí directed by Anne Fernandez
  • Taquito Patrol directed by Thomas Pallier

Arkansas Filmmakers Showcase

Saturday, March 11 | 8 pm

  • Lemniscate directed by Chuck Mere 
  • Flight directed by Tyler Horne
  • Double Trouble directed by Levi Matthew Smith and Blake Dean Allen 
  • For a Few Dollars Fewer directed by Nick Loper
  • Banana Triangle Six directed by Marc E. Crandall
  • Boppie directed by Ethan Gueck
  • Pomegranate directed by Molly Wheat

Indie Films Artosphere

Friday, May 12 | 8 pm

  • Pili Ka Mo'o directed by Justyn Ah Chong 
  • To the Bone directed by Andy Sarjahani
  • Diiyeghan directed by Princess Daazhraii Johnson 
  • The Sprayer directed by Farnoosh Abedi
  • The Misanthrope directed by Andy Kastelic
  • Rain directed by Mahdi Barqzadegan 
  • Heal the River directed by Paulina Sobczak
  • Psychogeography of Mourning directed by Shayna Connelly
  • Flyover directed by Brian White
  • Avoesis directed by Mykhailo Bogdanov

Pride Showcase

Thursday, June 22 | 8 pm

  • CRUSH directed by Hunter R. Adams
  • The Bag directed by Sam Azghandi
  • Class Transitions directed by Em K Shapiro
  • Sacrament directed by Josh Eliot
  • Kind Eyes directed by Casey L. Floyd
  • Beautiful People directed by Shane White

Support for Walton Arts Center is provided, in part, by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 215,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 300 public events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 35,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 250 volunteers donate 28,000 hours of time each year to its operations. Walton Arts Center presents entertainers and artists from around the world including Broadway musicals, renowned dance companies, international artists, up-and-coming jazz musicians and more. As a non-profit organization, Walton Arts Center enjoys the generous support of public sector funding, corporate sponsorship and private donors, allowing audience members to enjoy world-class performances at a great price. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit www.waltonartscenter.org.

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