Honorary Board Member and Friend of Heartland Karl Malden Dies at 97  

Heartland joins family and friends of legendary actor Karl Malden in grieving for the loss of this gem of the screen.  Throughout years in Hollywood, Karl Malden’s contributions to films like On the Waterfront, Pollyanna and Patton, his may never have been a household name but his was an indelible presence in films.

Later in life, Malden’s consistent support of Heartland’s vision and mission played an integral role in the success of the organization as a festival and a bastion for the films that leave an impact on audiences.

Heartland will miss his friendship and guidance, and adds its thoughts and prayers to those already sent to the family he leaves behind.

Read the full remembrance at Variety.com