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Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

Southern Stories


  1. DAUGHTERS OF THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS

    Dana Adam Shapiro / Closing Night Gala, Southern Stories / USA / 2018 / 80 mins
    Seen by many as regressive and exploitative, this diverse sisterhood of small-town “girls next door” became a controversial pop culture phenomenon at the height of the Sexual Revolution.
    DAUGHTERS OF THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS

    The Arlington, Cinema 1
    October 27, 2018 6:30 pm Buy Tickets


  2. GOSPEL OF EUREKA

    Donal Mosher, Michael Palmieri / Centerpiece, Southern Stories / USA / 2018 / 75 mins
    Love, faith, and civil rights collide in the South as evangelical Christians and drag queens step into the spotlight to explore the meaning of belief.

    Preceded by: CONWAY PRIDE

    GOSPEL OF EUREKA

    The Arlington, Cinema 1
    October 25, 2018 7:00 pm Buy Tickets


  3. HILLBILLY

    Sally Rubin, Ashley York / Opening Night Gala, Southern Stories / USA / 2018 / 85 mins
    An examination of the iconic hillbilly image in media and culture throughout the years, offering an urgent exploration of how we see and think about rural America in the aftermath of the 2016 Presidential election.
    HILLBILLY

    The Arlington, Cinema 1
    October 19, 2018 7:00 pm Buy Tickets


  4. INGRID

    Morrisa Maltz / Southern Stories / USA / 2018 / 52 mins
    An intimate look at a woman who left her life as a successful fashion designer to become a reclusive hermit in the Ouachita Mountains, focused solely on creating art.

    Preceded by: DEATH METAL GRANDMA

    INGRID

    The Arlington, Cinema 1
    October 23, 2018 5:00 pm Buy Tickets


  5. MAKE ROOM FOR PIE

    Larry Foley / Southern Stories / USA / 2018 / Cooking / 44 mins
    Food writer Kat Robinson hosts this tour across Arkansas, from the Delta to the Ozark hills, where colorful characters create sweet masterpieces with just the right amount of love and creative soul.

    Preceded by: DELUCA’S PIZZA

    MAKE ROOM FOR PIE

    The Arlington, Cinema 1
    October 23, 2018 3:30 pm Buy Tickets


  6. MAN ON FIRE

    Joel Fendelman / Southern Stories / USA / 2018 / 54 mins
    Grand Saline, Texas was a sleepy, unremarkable town — until a white preacher lit himself on fire to protest the town’s racism in 2014.

    Preceded by: THE CHANGING SAME

    MAN ON FIRE

    The Arlington, Cinema 1
    October 22, 2018 5:00 pm Buy Tickets


  7. RODENTS OF UNUSUAL SIZE

    Quinn Costello, Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer / Southern Stories / USA / 2017 / 71 mins
    Louisiana never knows what will attack next: floods, hurricanes, even monstrous swamp rats! Gigantic, orange-toothed nutria are eating up the coastal wetlands, threatening the the human population.
    RODENTS OF UNUSUAL SIZE

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 21, 2018 2:30 pm Buy Tickets


  8. WHILE I BREATHE, I HOPE

    Emily Harrold / Southern Stories / USA / 2018 / 72 mins
    What does it mean to be young, Black, and Democrat in the South? Politician Bakari Sellers runs to become the first African American elected in South Carolina in over a century.

    Preceded by: LET MY PEOPLE VOTE

    WHILE I BREATHE, I HOPE

    The Arlington, Cinema 1
    October 25, 2018 4:00 pm Buy Tickets


  9. HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING

    RaMell Ross / Southern Stories / USA / 2018 / 76 mins
    Composed of intimate and unencumbered moments, this emotive impression of the Southern African-American experience trumpets the beauty of life and the consequences of the social construction of race.
    HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING

    The Arlington, Cinema 1
    October 22, 2018 2:00 pm Buy Tickets