Heifer Village to Host Little Rock Film Festival Screenings, Reception on May 17

LRFF’s and Heifer International’s first-ever “Social Impact Film” category to award $10,000 prize to best film

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 14, 2013) – Heifer International invites the public to attend free screenings of three of the films competing for Heifer International’s Social Impact Film Award.  The screenings will take place on Friday, May 17, at Heifer Village, which neighbors the Clinton Presidential Library in downtown Little Rock.

The recipient of Heifer’s Social Impact Award will be announced Saturday evening at Heifer’s Feast in the Field event. The winner will receive a $10,000 prize sponsored by Little Rock Central High School National Historical Site, a unit of the National Park Service

Also on Friday from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m., Heifer International will host a reception, which is open to the public and features the music of The Shannon Boshears Band and Cody Belew, a finalist from NBC’s The Voice.  There will be free snacks, hot dogs for sale and a cash bar.

Screening times for the Social Impact Film Award submissions are as follows:

William and the Windmill at 12:15p.m.

Blood Brother at 2:15 p.m.

These Birds Walk at 7 p.m.

For more information, please call 501-907-2697 or email heifervillageregistration@heifer.org.

About Heifer International:
Heifer International’s mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. Since 1944, Heifer International has provided livestock and environmentally sound agricultural training to improve the lives of those who struggle daily for reliable sources of food and income. Heifer is currently working in more than 40 countries, including the United States, to help families and communities become more self-reliant. For more information, visit www.heifer.org, read our blog, follow us on Facebookor Twitter, or call 1-800-696-1918.