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2011 Heartland Film Festival: Calling All History Buffs!

The Past Comes Alive Through Film
A People Uncounted
A People Uncounted
Official Selection / Documentary Feature / Director: Aaron Yeger

This documentary tells the true story of the Roma, commonly referred to as Gypsies—a people who have been both romanticized and vilified in popular culture. Read more about A People Uncounted.

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For Robbing the Dead

For Robbing the Dead
Official Selection / Narrative Feature / Director: Thomas Russell

In frontier Utah, a grieving sheriff is confronted with a grisly crime – an immigrant Frenchman has been robbing the dead of their clothing. Read more about For Robbing the Dead.

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The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History
Official Selection / Documentary Feature / Directors: Chad Freidrichs

Destroyed in a dramatic and highly-publicized implosion, the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex has become a widespread symbol of failure amongst architects, politicians and policy makers. Read more about The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History.

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Kinyarwanda

Kinyarwanda
Crystal Heart Award Winner / Narrative Feature / Director: Alrick Brown

During the 1994 Rwandan genocide, as the country became a slaughterhouse, mosques became places of refuge where Muslims and Christians, Hutus and Tutsis came together to protect each other. Read more about Kinyarwanda.

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Kinyarwanda sponsored by: Covenant Productions WQME

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The Redemption of General Butt Naked

The Redemption of General Butt Naked
Official Selection / Documentary Feature / Directors: Eric Strauss, Daniele Anastasion

The Redemption of General Butt Naked tells the story of Joshua Milton Blahyi – aka General Butt Naked – a brutal warlord who murdered thousands during Liberia’s horrific 14-year civil war. Today, the General has renounced his violent past and reinvented himself as Evangelist Joshua Milton Blahyi. Read more about The Redemption of General Butt Naked.

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