“Building on the success of each passing year, we are excited to see our community is experiencing rapid expansion.We received a staggering 247 percent increase in submissions,” said the festival’s programming president, Wendy Guerrero.33 states have laws which allow localities to prohibit the sale (and in some cases, consumption and possession) of liquor.
In addition to its narrative and documentary sessions, BFF is also adding a short film series to their program this year.Clay County was the last county in the state to prohibit all alcohol sales countywide, but became partially wet on March 1, 2016, when two cities in the county voted to authorize alcohol sales.Within the 25 "moist" counties, 57 city governments have legalized alcohol sales inside their city limits.Bogalusa Charm, directed by Stephen Richardson and written by Jennifer Harrington. A loving portrait of a small Louisiana town created at the site of the world’s largest lumber mill that we examine through the lens of a 27 year-old charm school for girls run by Miss Dixie Gallaspy.Blood Road, directed by Nicholas Schrunk and written by Mark Anders. Although she’s used to pushing her body to its limit, nothing could prepare ultra-endurance mountain biker Rebecca Rusch for the emotional journey she took in 2015 when she pedaled 1,200 miles of the Ho Chi Minh trail in search of the crash site that claimed the life of her father, a US Air Force pilot shot down during the Vietnam War., directed by Jenni Gold, written by Jenni Gold and Sam Reed. This star-studded documentary takes us on a thought provoking and humorous journey to explore the evolution of disability portrayals in film and television.Both the 1948 amendment to the Kansas Constitution which ended prohibition and the 1986 amendment which allowed for open saloons provided that the amendments only would be in effect in counties which had approved the respective amendments, either during the election over the amendment itself or subsequently.