Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival brings on Ken Jacobson as New Executive Director

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Institute announced that veteran film festival programmer and documentary film influencer Ken Jacobson will be the film festival’s new Executive Director.

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, HSDFI’s signature event, has just concluded its 31st annual festival, having returned successfully to a robust in-person 9-day event. This year’s festival also marked its first with the Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort as HSDFF’s presenting sponsor. Jacobson comes on board having established himself, as a leader in the documentary film world thanks to his expertise as a documentary film programmer and through his influential work with leading documentary non-profit organizations, including the International Documentary Association and the American Film Institute.


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