Indianapolis, IN 46203
About Heartland Film Festival
BEST OF INDY 2018 WINNER: Best Local Film Festival
During the run of Indy’s most prestigious film festival that finished last week, 28 short films and 108 feature films (136 in total) were screened and more than $80,000 in prize monies were awarded. This year there was a strong presence of female producers and directors in the films featured.
This annual fall film festival is a ten-day event full of independent films from around the world, fun activities for film enthusiasts and classy award ceremonies. Emphasizing films about the strength of the human spirit, the Heartland Film Festival features truly moving pictures and the best in independent filmmaking. Heartland presents more than $100,000 in prizes and Crystal Heart Awards to its top-judged submissions. Selected student films receive Jimmy Stewart Memorial Crystal Heart Awards and cash prizes. In addition to the festival, they occasionally premiere new films, complete with visits from famous film actors and directors.
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- NUVO Editors
We review several of the featured documentaries in Heartland Film Festival's lineup.
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