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2011 Heartland Film Festival: Calling All Sports Fans!

From basketball to cycling, enjoy these sports films from around the world.
Elevate
Elevate
Crystal Heart Award Winner / Documentary Feature / Director: Anne Buford

Filmed over four years, from the dilapidated cement courts of Senegal to upscale American prep schools, Elevate documents the extraordinary personal journeys of four particularly tall West African Muslim teenagers. Read more about Elevate.

Buy tickets for Score! A Hockey Musical
Elevate is sponsored by: Markey's Rental & Staging One America

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The Hammer

The Hammer
Crystal Heart Award Winner / Narrative Feature / Director: Oren Kaplan

This film is a sports drama depicting the struggles and successes Matt Hamill faces on the way to becoming a wrestling champion. Read more about The Hammer.

Buy tickets for Janie Jones
The Hammer is sponsored by: Exact Target WTTS

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Boys of Bonneville: Racing on a Ribbon of Salt

Boys of Bonneville: Racing on a Ribbon of Salt
Official Selection / Documentary Feature / Directors: Curt Wallin

This documentary tells the story of an unsung hero and self-made man, David Abbott Jenkins, who, with almost superhuman stamina and boyish charm, set out to single-handedly break every existing land speed record on his beloved Bonneville Salt Flats of Utah. Read more about Boys of Bonneville: Racing on a Ribbon of Salt.

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Africa United

Africa United
Official Selection / Narrative Feature / Director: Debs Paterson

Three Rwandan children set off to Rwanda’s capital city, Kigali, to audition for the opening ceremony of the 2010 World Cup. Read more about My Last Day Without You.

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Peloton

Peloton
Official Selection / Narrative Feature / Director: John Lawrence

While bike messenger Phillipe Nash dreams of racing bikes, he also has a hard time committing to anything in his life, let alone a sport that demands pain, suffering and hours of training. When Nash loses his job and his apartment on the same day that he unexpectedly confronts his ex-girlfriend, he turns to his childhood friend, Jack. Jack knows that Nash needs a kick in the pants to pick up his life. Jack and the ex-girlfriend, Kate, both challenge Nash to commit to bike racing. More about Peloton.

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