2009 Indy Int’l Film Festival

Film reviews for the 2009 Indianapolis International Film Festival

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And the winners are…

We’ve got the scoop on the winners for the Indianapolis International Film Festival! The winners will play again on Saturday July 25. “Sita Sings the Blues” won for best feature. Continue reading

Sita Sings the Blues

A dazzling mash of cultures, colors and styles, “Sita Sings the Blues” is an animated film the likes of which you’ve likely never seen. Continue reading

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Beyond Our Differences

“Beyond Our Differences” implores those of all faiths and creeds to put aside hate, grudge and anger and embrace people, not judge them by their religion. Continue reading

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Filmmaker Nina Paley

The writer/director/animator/editor/ everything else of “Sita Sings the Blues” talks about making the ultimate break-up movie. Continue reading

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Beket is like a walk through a twisted and distorted version of purgatory, where all is black and white, techno music fills the landscape and two strangers are in search of Godot.

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When we tell our significant others that we would go to hell and back for them, not many of us mean it literally. Continue reading

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Throw it Down

If you think a film about marching drum corps can’t be anything special, prepare to be mesmerized. Continue reading

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Off Off Broadway

Off Off Broadway will have you laughing, cringing and discussing the proper uses for horse-headed canes. Continue reading

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Cesar De Leon’s Salud is a heartbreakingly honest depiction of alcohol abuse and its ripple effects within a family.
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The Tiger Next Door

Camilla Calamandrei’s impressive documentary is a refreshing throwback, relying on thorough reporting about the spread of ownership of lions and tigers. Continue reading

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