Every year Heartland holds back several “To Be Announced” slots in the official schedule, hoping that the perfect film comes along and needs a place to screen. We are excited to announce that Jason Jeffrey’s Your Side of the Bed is one of those films this year! And, making the screening even more special, this will be the film’s World Premiere, and the director is scheduled to attend.
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Great films matter. Their impact on society is real–and desperately needed. We believe in the power of movies because we’ve seen what they can do. Thank you, NUVO readers, for voting us Indy’s best film festival for the 13th consecutive year!
A suburban white woman finds herself caught between a long walk around a scary park or helping a young African American girl. Choosing to help the girl, both are confronted by a group of young African American men who, despite their stereotyped look and attitude, offer to walk both through the park to safety. The…
A young man haunted by the disappearance of his filmmaker father travels to the foothills of the Andes. It is there that he seeks Chucho who was the subject of his father’s final documentary.
Examines the lives of six American children across the nation to determine why some are guided by strong conscience and others are not.
He hit everything life threw at him.
Charlie is picked on, girls don’t notice him and he didn’t get picked for the baseball team. When he learns a classmate has none of these problems because of an ex-football player father, he takes matters into his own hands by hiring a stand-in dad.
It’s 1918, the height of United States involvement in World War I – Liberty Bonds are sold, German immigrants are suspected as traitors or saboteurs, young men everywhere succumb to the patriotism and propaganda and enlist. In a small Texas town, Horace Robedaux feels the pressure – he doesn’t want to leave his young wife…
Carrie Watts is living the twilight of her life trapped in an apartment in 1940′s Houston, Texas with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. Her fondest wish — just once before she dies — is to revisit Bountiful, the small Texas town of her youth which she still refers to as “home.” The trouble…
A young boy’s journey to understand his relationship with his grandfather after his death.
The final moments of the journey of a women with an untreatable bleeding condition.
It’s 1945 America, WWII wages on, a young girl struggles to find the truth of her identity when she spends a tumultuous summer with her Japanese grandfather.
Riding the Rails offers a visionary perspective on the presumed romanticism of the road and cautionary legacy of the Great Depression. From ‘middle class gentility to scrabble-ass poor,’ the undiscriminating Great Depression forced 4,000,000 Americans away from their homes and onto the tracks in search of food and lodging. Of this number, a disturbing 250,000…
In a wheelchair after breaking his back in a plane crash, a young man heals his life by laughing – at himself!