Red Dog: True Blue is the winner of the Grand Prize for Best Narrative Feature, and Liyana takes the Grand Prize for Best Documentary Feature at the 26th Heartland Film Festival.
Heartland Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Heartland Film Festival
WHERE: Indianapolis, Indiana
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Every October, the Heartland Film Festival gives its moviegoers access to more than 100 visiting independent filmmakers from all over the world, right in the heart of the Midwest. Heartland showcases more than 130 entertaining movies that do more than just entertain over 10 days of red carpet premieres and events, parties and hundreds of film screenings across Indianapolis.
The 26th Heartland Film Festival will debut the inaugural “Foreign Language Best Picture Contender” sidebar featuring 10 films submitted as the respective country’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 2018 Academy Awards
The 26th annual Heartland International Film Festival will take place October 12 to 22, 2017.
The 25th Heartland Film Festival which ran October 20 to 30, 2016, announced its full slate of winners; Night School directed by Andrew Cohn won the Grand Prize for Best Documentary Feature, and the Audience Choice Award Winner, Documentary Feature
138 movies will be screened at the 25th Heartland Film Festival taking place October 20 to 30, 2016 across Indianapolis.
The Book of Love directed by Bill Purple and starring Jessica Biel and Jason Sudeikis, will kick off the 2016 Heartland Film Festival on Thursday, October 20.
Heartland Film has named San Diego-based Craig Prater as president after a seven-month national search conducted by Arts Consulting Group.
The 2015 Heartland Film Festival which ran October 16 to 25, 2015, announced its full slate of winners. “The Judgment” (pictured above) Bulgarian entry in the foreign-language film category of the 2016 Academy Awards® wins $45,000 Grand Prize for Best Narrative Feature. “Romeo is Bleeding” wins $45,000 Grand Prize for Best Documentary Feature, “The Way of Tea” wins $5,000 Grand Prize for Best Narrative Short and “The 100 Years Show” wins $5,000 Grand Prize for Best […]
“Produce” “Becoming Bulletproof” Among Audience Choice Award Winners of 2014 Heartland Film Festival
In the final awards of the 2014 Heartland Film Festival, Produce directed by Chris Dowling is the Audience Choice Award Winner, Narrative Feature, and Becoming Bulletproof, directed by Michael Barnett is the Audience Choice Award Winner, Documentary Feature. The 23rd annual Heartland Film Festival ran October 16 to 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
“Siddharth,” directed by Richie Mehta won the $45,000 Grand Prize for Best Narrative Feature, and “Happiness” won the $45,000 Grand Prize for Best Documentary Feature at the 23rd annual Heartland Film Festival (Oct. 16-25, 2014). In the Shorts category, “Record”wins $5,000 Grand Prize for Best Narrative Short and “Showfolk” wins $5,000 Grand Prize for Best Documentary Short.
The 22nd annual Heartland Film Festival taking place October 17 to 26, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana, announced its four Grand Prize Awards. HIDE YOUR SMILING FACES directed by Daniel Patrick Carbone received the award for Best Narrative Feature Film and THE NETWORK directed by Eva Orner received the award for Best Documentary Feature. In addition actress Vanessa Hudgens received the Pioneering Spirit: Rising Star Award for her role in GIMME SHELTER, the Festival’s Opening Night Event film that held its world premiere at the festival.
The indie film “GIMME SHELTER” starring Vanessa Hudgens, will kick off the 22nd Heartland Film Festival which runs October 17 to October 26, 2013, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Centering on 16-year-old Agnes “Apple” Bailey, “GIMME SHELTER” uncovers the struggle for survival and the hope of redemption through the harsh realities of life on the streets of New Jersey. As a pregnant teenager, Apple’s journey plummets to perilous struggles until finding salvation in a suburban shelter for homeless pregnant teens. Based on the lives of actual homeless, pregnant young women, writer and director Ronald Krauss lived in the primary shelter one year prior to production writing the “Gimme Shelter” screenplay. In addition to the opening film, the Academy Award-qualifying festival within the Short Films category will feature a lineup including 134 independent films from 76 countries.