The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival has scored a coup, landing Werner Herzog, one of the most influential and surely the most interesting documentary filmmakers ever for its upcoming festival, Oct. 6-15. No word yet on what Herzog will be talking about or what film he'll be bringing, but just about anything should be worth your time. See the videos above and below.
Hot Springs, Arkansas) – Werner Herzog, the acclaimed screenwriter, film director, author, and actor, is coming to Arkansas to take part in the 26th annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. This year’s festival will run October 6-15 at the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa. The festival received 1,179 documentary submissions and HSDFF leaders are putting the final touches on the 2017 slate. Additional prominent attendees and films will be announced in the coming weeks.
HSDFF is proud to announce Mountain Valley Spring Water as the 2017 festival’s Presenting Sponsor. Mountain Valley has been a long-time HSDFF supporter on many levels. Once again, the Arlington has stepped up to be the HSDFF Host Sponsor in historic downtown Hot Springs.
“We are very excited to be the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival presenting sponsor for 2017, and thrilled to continue to build on our relationship with this important event and organization. Mountain Valley Spring Water believes strongly in the film festival goal of highlighting the art of documentary film making, and ultimately bringing cultural and social enrichment to our community and state.” – Stephan Williams, Director of Marketing.
“The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa looks forward to being the host sponsor for the sixth straight year and many more years to come,” Arlington General Manager Bob Martorana said. “This has been a great partnership and venue for all the guests, filmmakers and volunteers. We are excited about the future success of the HSDFF and the plans for the hotel.
Festivalgoers looking to book rooms in advance will find special rates online at ArlingtonHotel.com, using the special code HSDOC, or may call the hotel directly at 800-643-1502.