Schedule

This is the schedule as it appears in the HSDFF Guide. Tickets and passes can be purchased in advance online at www.hsdfi.org. A special ticket & pass pre-sales box office will be located at the Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce at 659 Ouachita Ave. in Hot Springs Oct. 7-10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets and passes will go on sale again at 5:30 p.m. on October 11 at the official ticket box office located on the Mezzanine Level of the Arlington Hotel and will be on sale throughout the film festival. Admission to all films is $5 per person per film. For a list of passes and benefits, visit our website.
 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

7:00 PM GOOD OL’ FREDA (Opening Night film - $25 entrance fee required. Free to VIP Pass holders and Film Buff pass holders)


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12

9:10 THE GENIUS OF MARIAN

9:15 A RIVER CHANGES COURSE

10:00 PANEL: PUBLICITY FOR DOCS IN A WIRED WORLD

10:50 AMERICAN MASTERS: BILLIE JEAN KING

11:00 TEENAGE

12:30 SHORTS: CIRCUMSTANCE

1:00 PAST THEIR PRIME/ PENQUIN ISLAND

1:00 PANEL: THE DOCUMENTARY RENAISSANCE: WHAT’S NEXT

2:30 LIVE APPEARANCE BY A PENGUIN FROM LRZOO IN ARLINGTON LOBBY

2:40 LAST WOMAN STANDING

2:45 GETTING BACK TO ABNORMAL

4:45 ROGR JACKSON, CEO KINONATION: THE TRUTH ABOUT VOD

5:00 MAMA CALLED

6:15 THE SHORT GAME

6:30 THE TRIALS OF MUHAMMAD ALI

8:40 ‘1’ 

8:45 THE ACT OF KILLING

9:00 GANGSTER MUSEUM OF AMERICA PARTY


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13

9:50 GANGSTER OF LOVE

10:00 GMO OMG

10:30 ARLINGTON BRUNCH

11:40 GORE VIDAL: THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA

11:50 HER AIM IS TRUE

1:30 SPORTS SHORTS: SIDECARS, MITTS, ROPES, CLUBS & BASKETBALLS

1:45 MERCY MERCY: A STORY OF TRUE ADOPTION

3:15 THE NEW PUBLIC

4:00 FINDING HILLYWOOD

5:30 THE NEW BLACK

5:45 BENDING STEEL

7:45 AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS

8:00 THIS AIN’T NO MOUSE MUSIC

9:00 AFTER PARTY: OKTOBERFEST


MONDAY, OCTOBER 14

10:00 BENDING STICKS

10:10 WHEN I WALK

11:15 GIRL RISING

12:00 SHORTS: FARAWAY LIVES

1:15 GORE VIDAL AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA

1:40 THE NEW BLACK

3:00 A RIVER CHANGES COURSE

3:15 PAST THEIR PRIME

4:00 TINY: A STORY OF LIVING SMALL

4:00 RECEPTION AT CASA BELLA

4:45 IF YOU BUILD IT

6:00 THE PROJECT

6:30 THE NEW PUBLIC

7:15 ANTENNA (SCREENING AT LOW KEY ARTS)

7:45 THE LIFE AND CRIMES OF DORIS PAYNE

8:15 NO FIRE ZONE: THE KILLING FIELDS OF SRI LANKA

9:30 IF WE SHOUT LOUD ENOUGH  (SCREENING AT LOW KEY ARTS)


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15

9:45 THE MOO MAN

10:00 SCHOOL- FRIENDLY SCREENING: MEDORA

11:40 LINSANITY

1:00 HER AIM IS TRUE

1:50 ISLAND NURSE

2:45 GETTING BACK TO ABNORMAL

3:20 IF YOU BUILD IT

4:30 AMERICAN PROMISE

5:00-7:00 CENTRAL FUSION HAPPY HOUR

5:15 PRIDE AND JOY

7:00 MAGICAL UNIVERSE

7:30 TAKE ME TO THE BALL, A LES BLANK TRIBUTE: J’ai Ete Au Bal

8:30 FUREVER


WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 16

9:45 FINDING HILLYWOOD

10:15 SHORTS: FARAWAY LIVES

11:00 THE EDITOR AND THE DRAGON: HORACE CARTER FIGHTS THE CLAN

12:15: TINY: A STORY OF LIVING SMALL

12:15 AFTER THE TSUNAMI

1:10 THE NIGHT THE BLACKBIRDS FELL

2:00 OUT OF THE FIRE

2:00 SHORTS: AETN ARKANSAS ARTS PROJECT (LOUPE)

4:00 SHORTS: LIFE AS IT IS

4:05 ANTENNA

4:30-6:30 MOCA: ARTS PARTNERS RECEPTION

5:10 MEDORA

6:00 TALES FROM THE ORGAN TRADE

6:00 MAGICAL UNIVERSE  (SCREENING AT LOW KEY ARTS)

7:30 UNDEFEATED

8:15 I AM DIVINE

8:15 BEFORE THE SPRING, AFTER THE FALL  (SCREENING AT LOW KEY ARTS)

9:00 SUPERIOR BATHHOUSE PARTY


THURSDAY OCTOBER 17

9:30 SHORTS: CIRCUMSTANCE

9:30 SPORTS SHORTS

11:25 MAMA CALLED

11:30 AMERICAN PROMISE

12:45 PETRELLA: SHINE ON ME

2:15 THE PROJECT

2:30 ISLAND NURSE

4:00 HEAVEN’S RAGE

4:15 SHORTS: SINGULAR JOURNEYS

5:00 AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS

6:15 THIS AIN’T NO MOUSE MUSIC

6:30 HSDFF VIP FILMMAKERS PARTY

7:15 GANGSTER OF LOVE

8:30 GMO OMG

8:40 MERCY MERCY: A PORTRAIT OF TRUE ADOPTION


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18

9:30 HSDFF Emerging Filmmakers presented by Arkansas Educational Television Network’s Student Selects/AETN

10:15 A WHOLE LOTT MORE

10:40 LINSANITY

12:25 WIN OR LOSE

12:30 THE STORYKEEPER / HONOR AND SACRIFICE / THE GERMAN WHO CAME TO TEA

1:30 THE MEDICINE GAME

2:15 THE JIM LINDSEY STORY

3:15 WHEN I WALK

3:30 STRANGLEHOLD: IN THE SHADOW OF THE BOSTON STRANGLER

5:30 BREAKING THROUGH

5:40 THE BIG SHOOTOUT

8:00 THE IDENTITY THEFT OF MITCH MUSTAIN

8:10 BRIDEGROOM

8:00 PUNK IN AFRICA - LOW KEY ART SERIES: OUTSIDER AND UNDERGROUND  (SCREENING AT LOW KEY ARTS)

9:00 BREWERY AFTER PARTY

10:30 SECRET SCREENING & PERFORMANCE ($25 CHARGE OR FREE WITH VIP PASS OR FILM BUFF PASS)


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19

9:30 SHORTS: SINGULAR JOURNEYS

10:00 WIN OR LOSE

11:00 KISS THE WATER

11:45 STABLE LIFE

1:00 THE STORY KEEPER

1:15 THIS AIN’T NO MOUSE MUSIC

1:45 PETERE COYOTE: A NARRATED LIFE

  • Emmy Award-winning actor, author and narrator Peter Coyote will share tales from his years of wearing all three professional hats, and give a behind-the-scenes peek at what it’s like to work with noted documentarians Ken Burns, Alex Gibney and others. Clips put together by Burns and Gibney will accompany the open discussion. 
  • PETER COYOTE IN ATTENDANCE

3:00 TALES FROM THE ORGAN TRADE

3:30 WE ALWAYS LIE TO STRANGERS

3:30 PANEL: COMBINING LEFT AND RIGHT BRAIN: HOW TO BECOME A FILMMAKER
Louis Black (Founder of SXSW); Ya’ke Smith (Filmmaker); Eric Steele (Filmmaker), Bill McAdams, Jr (Filmmaker); Matthew Wolfe; Moderator Levi Agee 

4:40 PANEL/ FILM FIGHT FOR CHICAGO: A CHILLING VIEW FROM THE FRONT LINE, Theater 1
Q&A with Director Craig Renaud
Moderator Levi Agee 

6:30 CLOSING NIGHT AWARDS AND FILM- JOSE CANSECO: THE TRUTH HURTS, Theater 2 
Director Bill McAdams, Jr. and featured cast member Jose Canseco ($25 fee – free to VIP Pass holders and Film Buff pass holders)

8:30-MIDNIGHT SONNY BURGESS AND THE LEGENDARY PACERS Open to the public

9:30 CLOSING NIGHT AFTER PARTY


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20

9:20 LITTLE HOPE WAS ARSON

9:30 KISS THE WATER

10:30 ARLINGTON BRUNCH

11:00 BENDING STICKS

11:05 STRANGLEHOLD: IN THE SHADOW OF THE BOSTON STRANGLER

12:30 THE BIG SHOOTOUT

12:45 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: THE ROAD TO RESPECT

2:30 THE IDENTITY THEFT OF MITCH MUSTAIN

2:45 PENGUIN ISLAND / PAST THEIR PRIME