HSDFF In The News

“Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Toronto, Sheffield – Hot Springs, Arkansas? …...Now in its impressive 22nd year, the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival exceeded my expectations and then some, its programmers bringing in high-quality nonfiction fare – not to mention topnotch filmmakers and colorful characters – that perfectly aligned with the city’s oddball Southern charm.”

–Filmmaker Magazine, October 2013


Hot Springs' Silver Screen Festival Celebrates Silver Anniversary  ~ Arkansas Times

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Brings Back 'Rocky Horror' With Barry Bostwick ~ Jess Ardrey, Little Rock Soiree

Barry Bostwick to return 'Rocky Horror' to Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival ~ THV11


He Who Laughs Has Not Yet Heard the Bad News ~ Flaunt

Celebrity Guests Enhance Events, Challenge Organizers ~ Arkansas Business Online

Billy Bob Thornton talks baseball documentary ~ Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

143 docs in the house ~ Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

BOYS OF SPRING ~ Arkansas Life

'Groundhog Day' actor Stephen Tobolowsky set for Hot Springs film fest ~ Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Feature: Festival Season Takes Over Spa City ~ AY Magazine

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival back, in the black ~ Arkansas Times

Hollywood Producer Courtney Pledger Brings Film Talent to Arkansas Motion Picture Institute ~ Little Rock Soiree

50 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee, 2015 ~ MovieMaker Magazine


On the Southern Circuit During the Season of Republican Resurgence: Hot Springs, Savannah, Memphis & Key Wes ~ Filmmaker Magazine

The Ethics of Documentary Filmmaking ~ Indiewire

What It's Like to Be the Subject of a Documentary Film ~ Indiewire

Hot Springs Film Fest names Lauren Wissot programming director ~ Arkansas Times

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival chosen as Academy Award qualifier ~ Arkansas Times


Gangsters, Baseball, Bathhouses and Bill: The 22nd Annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival ~ Filmmaker Magazine

New sports series, award-winners make this year's Hot Springs Doc Fest a must-attend ~ Arkansas Times

Beatles' doc 'Good Ol' Freeda' highlights best line-up ever for Hot Springs Doc festival ~ Arkansas Times