Robert De Niro at Bentonville Film Festival

By Armando

Hollywood icon Robert DeNiro was in Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville today to for his short documentary about his father Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr.

The documentary is Robert De Niro’s moving tribute to his father, who was an accomplished artist in his time during the 1940’s and 50’s in New York City. The feature chronicles the artist’s life and career that was obscured by the pop-art movement. After the screening, DeNiro answered a few questions about the documentary and gave some advice to young artists struggling to be heard in a tough pop culture industry.

De Niro’s appearance and the documentary’s presentation is one of the highlights of the 5 day Bentonville Film Festival. For more about the festival, please visit: