2011 Heartland Film Festival
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Romantics Anonymous

This delightful French chocolate story does everything I want in a romantic comedy.
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My Last Day Without You

It tries to be "Up in the Air" meets "Before Sunrise," but I don't think the film is listening to its characters.

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Love Birds

Rhys Darby and Sally Hawkins lift a familiar script into a rather cute movie. Also, there's a duck in it!
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An Ordinary Family

A fun dip in the family swimming pool, and we don't even have to bring any bean dip.

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Little Red Wagon

Based on an inspiring true story, "Little Red Wagon" is the type of movie the Hallmark channel highlights and plays over and over.
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Where Soldiers Come From

"Where Soldiers Come From" is a heartbreaking and insightful view of group of kids from Michigan who join the National Guard and get more than they bargained for.

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Becoming Santa

A fun documentary and a change of pace that will certainly lift your holiday spirits.
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Nathan and the Luthier

A solid debut from Hoosier filmmaker Jacob Sherry, "Nathan" is worth catching if you're heading to the Heartland Film Festival.

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Family of the Wa’a

On the surface, "Family of the Wa'a" is a story about canoes but underneath it has a much deeper tale to tell.
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YERT: Your Environmental Road Trip

A bizarro “An Inconvenient Truth,” if Stephen Colbert kidnapped Al Gore and took the show on the road.

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Crime After Crime

“Crime After Crime” is a prime example of the problems that plague our judicial system and how our system sometimes works against us rather than for us.
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Saigon Yo (Electric)

“Saigon Yo (Electric)" is an extremely enjoyable fish-out-of-water story with a little bit of dancing thrown into the mix.

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A wrenching drama about the Rwandan genocide, "Kinyarwanda" offers an intimate look at a horrific situation.
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"Hoop Dreams Africa" offers a new twist on the tale of the aspiring professional basketball player by adding a cultural barrier.