Posts Tagged ‘Heartland Film Festival’
A harrowing documentary on the evils behind the evils behind the child sex slavery industry, "The Wrong Light" is a must-see.
In this podcast Christopher Lloyd talks with old friend Ben Rock about how a guy known for "gross and disturbing" movies got a short into the life-affirming Heartland Film Festival.
A gorgeous-looking drama about an independent woman who returns to her South Dakota home in 1952 and finds an unexpected pull for the things she'd left behind.
A warm bowl of chicken soup for the soul, "Year by the Sea" sets up all of the beats you'd expect, then dutifully executes them.
A riveting documentary in which a leader in an anti-Semitic Hungarian right-wing political party discovers his Jewish heritage.
This drama set in the 1960s provides an interesting twist on the familiar tales of racism and integration.
A heartfelt but often predictable film about an awful stand-up comedian who takes a job as a counselor to psychiatric patients.
"dream/killer" is a documentary whose narrow focus on the family of a falsely imprisoned teenager is both a strength and a weakness.
"Borderless" is a story of human decency and survival couched in the somber truth of life in a war zone.
"Dust" is a science-fantasy short film that delivers more imagination, style and substance than most big-budget Hollywood productions.
“The Gnomist” explores how the shared experiences of art and imagination can create a magical sense of hope and community.
"The Art of Richard Thompson" is an informative retrospective on the career of the "Cul de Sac" creator and Washington Post cartoonist.
A masterful, subtle reflection tinged by survivor's guilt, "Before the Bomb" is like a sad dream of one girl's bittersweet childhood.
"Superior" is a coming-of-age story that, like its characters, lacks the maturity to realize its own purpose or potential.