Category: Geena Davis’ Annual Bentonville Film Festival 2022

Jurors Selected for Geena Davis 8th Annual Bentonville Film Festival – 2022

In BFF 2021 juried competition program, 71 percent of the films were directed by women, 75 percent by people representing BIPOC or API, and 33 percent by people of the LGBTQIA+ community. Seventy percent of the films were written by women, 70 percent by BIPOC or API, 32 percent by people of the LGBTQIA+ community and 87 percent featured a female lead, 81 percent a BIPOC or API lead, and 30 percent an LGBTQIA+ lead.
 

Ninety-six percent of these films had a cast and crew that was made up of more than half of people from these same communities.