Posts Tagged ‘Heartland Film Festival’
Ways to Live Forever - inside

Ways to Live Forever

A heavy-handed bit of treacle about young British lads learning to live with impending death.
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Bilal’s Stand

Sultan Sharrief's promising feature film debut is a semi-autobiographical tale about a Muslim youth escaping Detroit's mean streets.

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Freedom Riders

Stanley Nelson's exhaustive, insightful documentary about a civil rights watershed continually surprises and enlightens us.
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Waiting for a Train: The Toshio Hirano Story

A delightful new chord on the old tale of the rambling bluegrass man.

The Road Home inside

The Road Home

A beautiful-looking short drama about an Anglo-Indian boy searching for his home.
The Space Between inside

The Space Between

A tender, affecting, hard-hitting wake-up call and a fitting tribute to victims of two heinous attacks, one we've pledged to never forget, another we didn't bother to remember.

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This is a fun coffee shop to be because of its interesting customers.
Summer Eleven inside

Summer Eleven

It's a very flawed film, but it has a lot of heart.

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The Yankles

"Major League" with peyos, and not really in a good way.
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Waste Land

The old expression says one man's trash is another man's treasure. For artist Viktor Muniz it's art.

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The Butterfly Circus

The message of "The Butterfly Circus" is simple (and perhaps simplistic), but timeless.
Frog in the Well inside

Frog in the Well

You will not find a more beautifully shot film than Ken Ochiai's "Frog in the Well."

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Mister Rogers and Me

A film about a man who was genuinely, through and through good.
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Luke Matheny, “God of Love”

The filmmaker won a student Oscar for "God of Love," a quirky 18-minute film about love and darts.