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Pete’s Dragon

Bearing little resemblance to the 1977 film, the utterly charming "Pete's Dragon" is throwback to the tradition of filmmaking for the whole family.

Florence Foster Jenkins

Meryl Streep shines in this true-ish story of a devoted artist who lacked any talent but whose passion was fiery.

Life, Animated

"Life, Animated" is a documentary about love — love of life, love of family, and the inexhaustible love of movies.


Disposable entertainment that wants to be a cautionary tale, "Nerve" is another in the series about the evils young people do with technology.

Indy Film Fest: Hell or High Water

A moody, evocative potboiler that steadily builds a head of steam, “Hell or High Water” is sharp as a leather strap cracked against bare skin in the Texas sun.

Captain Fantastic

The story of a rebel who learns the limits of rebellion, "Captain Fantastic" features a fine ensemble of six children and their dad.

Indy Film Fest: My Good Man’s Gone

Two self-involved Los Angeles siblings travel to rural Arkansas to tidy up their dead father's affairs, and discover unexpected longings for a sense of home.

Indy Film Fest: Insatiable: The Homaro Cantu Story

This powerful drama looks at the life of the celebrated Chicago chef and inventor who wanted to save the world through food.