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Friday, September 28th, 2018

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Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival In the NEWS!

BROADWAY WORLD – October 11, 2018 – “Actress Missi Pyle To Serve As 2018 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Honorary Chair.” By TV News Desk.

MEDIUM – October 9, 2018 – “Hot Tips for the 27th  HOT SPRINGS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL!!” By Lena Rudnick.

I LIVE IN DALLAS.COM – October 1, 2018 –

“Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Celebrates its 27th Anniversary October 19th-27th.” By Neil Lemons.

BROADWAY WORLD - September 20, 2018 - “The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Announces Feature and Short Film Lineup.” By TV News Desk.

INDIEWIRE – September 20, 2018 – “Breaking Film and TV Industry News — September 20.” By IndieWire Staff.

VILLAGE VOICE — September 18, 2018 — “Arkansas Documentary Film Festival celebrates 27th year.” By Sandy E

ARKANSAS TIMES — September 13th, 2018 — “2018 fall Arkansas film preview Film offerings come into focus.” By J.T. Tarpley

VARIETY – September 4, 2018 – “‘Hillbilly,’ ‘Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders’ Set for Hot Springs Festival.” By Dave McNary.

BROADWAY WORLD – September 4, 2018 – “The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Announces Films for 2018 Festival.” By TV News Desk.