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Wednesday, May 30

4 p.m.: Zoo Keeper's Chat. Family event. Cafe Africa, Little Rock Zoo. 30 min.

4:30 p.m.: "The Eyes of Thailand," dir. Windy Borman. Cafe Africa, Little Rock Zoo. 62 min.

6 p.m.: LRFF Talks: Hip Pocket Pitches: Presented by the Arkansas Filmmakers Forum. Arkansas Film Commission Filmmakers Lounge, Riverdale 10.

7 p.m.: "Bernie," dir. Richard Linklater. 104 min. Riverdale 10.

7:30 p.m.: Reception/Evening with filmmaker Jay Russell. Gold, Sponsor or Filmmaker pass required. 150 min. Arkansas Arts Center.

7:30 p.m.: "Lola Versus," dir. Daryl Wein. 89 min. Riverdale 10.

9:15 p.m.: Arkansas Arts Center Garden and Gallery Party. Food and drinks provided. Live music by Adam Faucett. Silver, Gold, Sponsor and Filmmaker passes required. 180 min. Arkansas Arts Center.

Thursday, May 31

2 p.m.: "The World Before Her," dir. Nisha Pahuja. 91 min. Riverdale 10.

2:15 p.m.: "Teddy Bear," dir. Mads Matthiesen. 92 min. Riverdale 10.

3 p.m.: "Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story," dir. Raymond De Felitta. 90 min. Riverdale 10.

3 p.m.: "America's Parking Lot," dir. Jonny Mars. 72 min. Filmmaker present. Riverdale 10.

3 p.m.: "In My Mother's Arms," dir. Mohamed Al-Daradji and Atia Al-Daradji. 85 min. Riverdale 10.

3:10 p.m.: "Andrew Bird: Fever Year," dir. Xan Aranda. 80 min. Riverdale 10.

3:30 p.m.: World Shorts: "Other Worldly." 82 min. Six films, Riverdale 10: "Golden Ears," dir. Jonathan Rosen, 5 min.; "Man in Fear," dir. William Jewell, 11 min.; "HWY," 18 min.; "Animeditation," dir. Jonathan Rosen, 3 min.; "Bunker 731," dir. Kerrie Scher and Jacob Scarpaci, 21 min.; "The God Phone," 24 min.

3:45 p.m.: LRFF Talks: Matt Owen Makes Movie Posters. 45 min. Arkansas Film Commission Filmmakers Lounge.

4 p.m.: "In My Mother's Arms," dir. Mohamed Al-Daradji and Atia Al-Daradji. 85 min. Riverdale.

4:30 p.m.: Filmmaker Reception. Filmmaker, Gold and Sponsor passes required. 90 min. Arkansas Film Commission Filmmakers Lounge.

4:45 p.m.: "Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock," dir. Sharon La Cruise. 78 min. Riverdale 10.

5:30 p.m.: "Pilgrim Song," dir. Martha Stephens. 113 min. Riverdale 10.

5:40 p.m.: World Shorts: "In the End Let's Feel Good." 81 min. Five films, Riverdale 10: "Busted Walk," dir. Steven Tanenbaum, 13 min.; "Die Beobachtung (The Observation)," 19 min.; "Happy Voodoo," 8 min.; "Chin Up," 14 min.; "The Assignment," dir. Scott Brignac, 27 min.

6 p.m.: "My Dog Skip," dir. Jay Russell. 95 min. Filmmaker present. Riverdale 10.

6:15 p.m.: "Future Weather," dir. Jenny Deller. 100 min. Filmmaker present. Riverdale 10.

6:30 p.m.: "The Mayor," dir. Jared Scheib. 68 min. Filmmaker present. Riverdale 10.

6:30 p.m.: Ark Shorts: "Tricks and Treasures." 72 min. Five films, Riverdale 10: "The Man in the Moon," dir. Kim Risi, 20 min.; "The Birthday Present," 15 min.; "Chutes and Gates," dir. Michael Gunter, 8 min.; "The Bloodstone Diaries, Thief of All Things," dir. Gerardo Bruno, 23 min.; "Good Guys vs. Bad Guys," dir. Jesse Daniel, 6 min. Riverdale 10.

7:50 p.m.: World Shorts: "Closing In." 82 min. Five films, Riverdale 10: "The Carnival is on Fire," dir. H.R. McDonald, 6 min.; "Infinity," dir. Randy Crowder, 14 min.; "Abigale," 16 min.; "Homecoming," dir. Gursimran Sandhu, 26 min.; "The Darkness is Close Behind," 20 min., Riverdale 10.

8 p.m.: "Journey to Planet X," dir. Myles Kane and Josh Koury. 78 min. Filmmakers present. Riverdale 10.

8 p.m.: Music Video Competition and Show. 240 min. Stickyz.

8:20 p.m.: "High Tech, Low Life," dir. Stephen Maing. 87 min. Riverdale 10.

8:20 p.m.: Ark Shorts: "Warm-Blooded Cold-Hearted." 85 min. Seven films, Riverdale 10: "Shattered," 14 min.; "Cain and Abel," dir. Mark Thiedeman, 20 min.; "Greed," dir. Trenton Mynatt, 9 min.; "Children of the Mother Beaver," dir. Burcham Erwin, 16 min.; "Fowl," dir. Jesse Burks, 17 min.; "Cold Tracker," Leon Tidwell, 12 min.; "Ruthless," dir. Robert Kirkpatrick, 11 min., Riverdale 10.

8:30 p.m.: "Booster," dir. Matt Ruskin. 75 min. Filmmakers present. Riverdale 10.

8:30 p.m.: "Beasts of the Southern Wild," dir. Benh Zeitlin. 91 min. Riverdale 10.

10 p.m.: "It's in the Blood," dir. Scooter Downey. 81 min. Filmmakers present. Riverdale 10.

10:30 p.m.: Music Video After Party at Peabody Hotel. 150 min. Peabody Hotel Arkansas Ballroom.

Friday, June 1

Noon: "In My Mother's Arms," dir. Mohamed Al-Daradji and Atia Al-Daradji. 85 min. Riverdale 10.

12:10 p.m.: "Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story," dir. Raymond De Felitta. 90 min. Riverdale 10.

12:30 p.m.: "Teddy Bear," dir. Mads Matthiesen. 92 min. Riverdale 10.

12:45 p.m.: "The Eyes of Thailand," dir. Windy Borman. 62 min. Riverdale 10.

1 p.m.: LRFF Talks: Stories for the Web Screen. 45 min. Arkansas Film Commission Filmmakers Lounge.

2 p.m.: "The Trouble with the Truth," dir. Jim Hemphill. 96 min. Riverdale 10.

2:15 p.m.: "The World Before Her," Nisha Pahuja. 91 min. Riverdale 10.

2:25 p.m.: "Once in a Lullaby: The PS22 Chorus Story," dir. Jonathan Kalafer. 89 min. Riverdale 10.

2:30 p.m.: "Bay of All Saints," dir. Annie Eastman. 75 min. Riverdale 10.

2:35 p.m.: World Shorts: "True to Life." 66 min. Four films, Riverdale 10. "Mr. Christmas," 15 min.; "Idle Hour," 13 min.; "This is Our House," 11 min.; "Beneath the White City Lights," dir. Christopher Kai Olsen, 27 min.

3 p.m.: "Eating Alabama," dir. Andrew Beck Grace. 62 min. Riverdale 10.

3:30 p.m.: LRFF Talks: A Conversation with Director Jay Russell. Filmmaker and Gold Pass holders admitted. 60 min. Arkansas Film Commission Filmmakers Lounge.

4:15 p.m.: "Beasts of the Southern Wild," dir. Benh Zeitlin. 91 min. Riverdale 10.

4:25 p.m.: World Shorts: "Other Worldly." 82 min. Six films, Riverdale 10: "Golden Ears," dir. Jonathan Rosen, 5 min.; "Man in Fear," dir. William Jewell, 11 min.; "HWY," 18 min.; "Animeditation," dir. Jonathan Rosen, 3 min.; "Bunker 731," dir. Kerrie Scher and Jacob Scarpaci, 21 min.; "The God Phone," 24 min.

4:30 p.m.: "Andrew Bird: Fever Year," dir. Xan Aranda. 80 min. Riverdale 10.

4:30 p.m.: "Conlon Nancarrow: Virtuoso of the Player Piano," dir. James Greeson. 57 min. Screens with "Running the Distance," dir. Jonathan Engle, and "Go the Distance: Helping End Homelessness," dir. Keith Clements. Riverdale 10.

4:30 p.m.: Filmmaker Reception. Filmmaker, Gold, and Sponsor passes required. Arkansas Film Commission Filmmakers Lounge.

4:35 p.m.: "Town of Runners," dir. Jerry Rothwell. 86 min. Riverdale 10.

4:45 p.m.: "A Sister's Call," dir. Rebecca Schaper and Kyle Tekiela. 76 min. Riverdale 10.

6 p.m.: "Gimme the Loot," dir. Adam Leon. 81 min. Filmmakers present. Riverdale 10.

6:15 p.m.: Ark Shorts: "The Road Most Traveled." 74 min. Four films, Riverdale 10: "Tree," dir. Christy Ward, 20 min.; "John Wayne's Bed," dir. Sarah Jones, 21 min.; "The Proposal," dir. Joe Dull, 4 min.; "Still Life," dir. Allison Hogue, 29 min.

6:20 p.m.: "I Am Not a Hipster," dir. Destin Daniel Cretton. 91 min. Riverdale 10.

6:20 p.m.: "Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock," dir. Sharon La Cruise. 78 min. Riverdale 10.

8 p.m.: "Clean Lines, Open Spaces." 56 min. Filmmakers in attendance. Studio Main.

8:05 p.m.: "First Winter," dir. Benjamin Dickinson. 91 min. Riverdale 10.

8:15 p.m.: "The List," dir. Beth Murphy. 82 min. Riverdale 10.

8:15 p.m.: "Supporting Characters," dir. Daniel Schechter. 87 min. Riverdale 10.

8:45 p.m.: "On Down the Line," dir. Casey Barteau and Jonathan Schmalz. 70 min. Filmmakers present. Riverdale 10.

10:30 p.m.: Sync or Swim Riverboat Party. 120 min. Live music from Velvet Kente. DJ Poebot and Baldego on the roof deck. Silver, Gold, Sponsor, and Filmmaker passes accepted. Arkansas Riverboat Queen. Boards promptly at 10:30.

11:59 p.m.: Argenta Arts District Rooftop Party. 120 min. Gold, Filmmaker, and Sponsor passes required. Nabholz Argenta Rooftop.

Saturday, June 2

10:30 a.m.: "Welcome to Arkansas" Filmmaker Brunch. 120 min. RSVP required. The House.

11 a.m.: Ark Shorts: "Warm-Blooded Cold-Hearted." 85 min. Seven films, Riverdale 10. "Shattered," 14 min.; "Cain and Abel," dir. Mark Thiedeman, 20 min.; "Greed," dir. Trenton Mynatt, 9 min.; "Children of the Mother Beaver," dir. Burcham Erwin, 16 min.; "Fowl," dir. Jesse Burks, 17 min.; "Cold Tracker," Leon Tidwell, 12 min.; "Ruthless," dir. Robert Kirkpatrick, 11 min.

11 a.m.: "Clean Lines, Open Spaces," 56 min. Filmmakers present. Riverdale 10.

11:15 a.m.: "The Mayor," dir. Jared Scheib. 68 min. Riverdale 10.

11:30 a.m.: "Supporting Characters," dir. Daniel Schechter. 87 min. Riverdale 10.

11:45 a.m.: "Pilgrim Song," dir. Martha Stephens. Filmmakers present. 113 min. Riverdale 10.

12:15 p.m.: "Europa," dir. Bruce Hutchinson. 60 min. Riverdale 10.

12:20 p.m.: World Shorts: "In the End Let's Feel Good." 81 min. Five films, Riverdale 10: "Busted Walk," dir. Steven Tanenbaum, 13 min.; "Die Beobachtung (The Observation)," 19 min.; "Happy Voodoo," 8 min.; "Chin Up," 14 min.; "The Assignment," dir. Scott Brignac, 27 min., Riverdale 10.

1 p.m.: "High Tech, Low Life," dir. Stephen Maing. 87 min. Riverdale 10.

1:20 p.m.: "Journey to Planet X," dir. Myles Kane and Josh Koury. 78 min. Screens with "Planet X: Part II — The Frozen Moon," dir. Troy Bernier. Filmmakers present. Riverdale 10.

1:45 p.m.: "Leave Me Like You Found Me," dir. Adele Romanski. 80 min. Filmmaker present. Riverdale 10.

1:50 p.m.: "Booster," dir. Matt Ruskin. 75 min. Riverdale 10.

2 p.m.: LRFF Talks: A Conversation with Photographer Brent Stirton. 60 min. Arkansas Film Commission Filmmakers Lounge.

2:30 p.m.: World Shorts: "True to Life." 66 min. Four films, Riverdale 10. "Mr. Christmas," 15 min.; "Idle Hour," 13 min.; "This is Our House," 11 min.; "Beneath the White City Lights," dir. Christopher Kai Olsen, 27 min.

3:15 p.m.: "On Down the Line," dir. Casey Barteau and Jonathan Schmalz. 70 min. Filmmakers Present. Riverdale 10.

3:30 p.m.: "Once in a Lullaby: The PS22 Chorus," dir. Jonathan Kalafer. 89 min. Riverdale 10.

3:45 p.m.: "The Dynamiter," dir. Matthew Gordon. 73 min. Filmmaker present. Riverdale 10.

3:50 p.m.: "Future Weather," dir. Jenny Deller. 100 min. Riverdale 10.

4 p.m.: LRFF Talks: Crowdsourcing Independent Film. 60 min. Arkansas Film Commission Filmmakers Lounge.

4:10 p.m.: Ark Shorts: "Tricks and Treasures." 72 min. Five films, Riverdale 10: "The Man in the Moon," dir. Kim Risi, 20 min.; "The Birthday Present," 15 min.; "Chutes and Gates," dir. Michael Gunter, 8 min.; "The Bloodstone Diaries, Thief of All Things," dir. Gerardo Bruno, 23 min.; "Good Guys vs. Bad Guys," dir. Jesse Daniel, 6 min.

4:30 p.m.: World Shorts: "Let's Talk About It." 86 min. Four films, Riverdale 10: "Crossing," dir. Gina Atwater, 18 min.; "Lost Night," 19 min.; "Contra el Mar," dir. Richard Parkin, 20 min.; "The Sea is all I Know," dir. Jordan Bayne, 29 min.

4:30 p.m.: Filmmaker reception, Arkansas Film Commission Filmmakers Lounge.

5:15 p.m.: "I'm From Arkansas," dir. 1944. 70 min. Riverdale 10.

5:45 p.m.: "WOLF," dir. Ya'Ke Smith. 86 min. Riverdale 10.

6 p.m.: "The Trouble with the Truth," dir. Jim Jemphill. 96 min. Filmmaker and actress present. Riverdale 10.

6 p.m.: "I Am Not a Hipster," dir. Destin Daniel Cretton. 91 min. Riverdale 10.

6:30 p.m.: "Think of Me," dir. Bryan Wizeman. 103 min. Filmmaker present. Riverdale 10.

8 p.m.: "Tchoupitoulas," dir. Bill Ross. 80 min. Oxford American Magazine.

8 p.m.: "Bay of All Saints," dir. Annie Eastman. 75 min. Riverdale 10.

8:15 p.m.: "Gimme the Loot," dir. Adam Leon. 81 min. Filmmaker present. Riverdale 10.

8:20 p.m.: "The Gleaning," dir. Brian White and Christopher S. Thompson. 101 min. Filmmakers present. Riverdale 10.

10 p.m.: The Oxford American's Best of the South Soiree, Exclusively Presented by the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas. 180 min. The OA Silver, Gold, Filmmaker, and Sponsor passes admitted. Oxford American Magazine.

Sunday, June 3

11 a.m.: "Some Kind of Wonderful," dir. Howard Deutch. 95 min. Actress present. Riverdale 10.

11 a.m.: "Town of Runners," dir. Jerry Rothwell. 86 min. Riverdale 10.

11:10 a.m.: Best of the Little Rock 48 Hour Film Project. 120 min. Riverdale 10.

11:20 a.m.: "A Sister's Call," dir. Rebecca Schaper and Kyle Tekiela. 76 min. Riverdale 10.

11:30 a.m.: Ark Shorts: "The Road Most Traveled." 74 min. Four films, Riverdale 10: "Tree," dir. Christy Ward, 20 min.; "John Wayne's Bed," dir. Sarah Jones, 21 min.; "The Proposal," dir. Joe Dull, 4 min.; "Still Life," dir. Allison Hogue, 29 min.

11:30 p.m.: "Eating Alabama," dir. Andrew Beck Grace. 62 min. Filmmaker present. Riverdale 10.

1 p.m.: Family Day at the Downtown Central Arkansas Library. 180 min. With "Curious George" screening at 2 p.m. Darragh Center, CALS Main Library.

1:20 p.m.: World Shorts: "Closing In." 82 min. Five films, Riverdale 10: "The Carnival is on Fire," dir. H.R. McDonald, 6 min.; "Infinity," dir. Randy Crowder, 14 min.; "Abigale," 16 min.; "Homecoming," dir. Gursimran Sandhu, 26 min.; "The Darkness is Close Behind," 20 min.

1:20 p.m.: LRFF Youth Shorts. 120 min. Riverdale 10.

1:20 p.m.: "Leave Me Like You Found Me," dir. Adele Romanski. 80 min. Filmmaker present. Riverdale 10.

1:30 p.m.: "The Dynamiter," dir. Matthew Gordon. 73 min. Riverdale 10.

1:30 p.m.: "The Gleaning," dir. Brian White and Christopher S. Thompson. 101 min. Filmmakers present. Riverdale 10.

1:35 p.m.: "Tchoupitoulas," dir. Bill Ross. 80 min. Riverdale 10.

2 p.m.: "Curious George," dir. Matthew O'Callaghan. 88 min. CALS Main Library.

3:10 p.m.: LRFF Talks: Lea Thompson presents "Women in Film." 60 min. Arkansas Film Commission Filmmakers Lounge.

3:20 p.m.: "First Winter," dir. Benjamin Dickinson. 91 min. Riverdale 10.

3:30 p.m.: World Shorts: "Let's Talk About It." 86 min. Four films, Riverdale 10: "Crossing," dir. Gina Atwater, 18 min.; "Lost Night," 19 min.; "Contra el Mar," dir. Richard Parkin, 20 min.; "The Sea is all I Know," dir. Jordan Bayne, 29 min.

3:30 p.m.: "Think of Me," dir. Bryan Wizeman. 103 min. Filmmaker present. Riverdale 10.

3:40 p.m.: "WOLF," dir. Ya'Ke Smith. 86 min. Riverdale 10.

3:50 p.m.: "The List," dir. Beth Murphy. 82 min. Riverdale 10.

4 p.m.: "Conlon Nancarrow: Virtuoso of the Player Piano," dir. James Greeson. 57 min. Filmmaker present. Screens with "Running the Distance," dir. Jonathan Engle, and "Go the Distance: Helping End Homelessness," dir. Keith Clements. Riverdale 10.

4:30 p.m.: LRFF Talks: A Conversation with Director Jeff Nichols. 45 min. Arkansas Film Commission Filmmakers Lounge.

4:30 p.m.: Filmmaker reception, Arkansas Film Commission Filmmakers Lounge.

6 p.m.: Arkansas Times Closing Night Awards Gala. 120 min. Gold pass party. Clinton Presidential Center.

8:30 p.m.: "Stella Days," dir. Thaddeus O'Sullivan. 100 min. Riverdale 10.

10:30 p.m.: Crush Wine Bar Wrap Party. 210 min. Crush Wine Bar.

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