2009 Indy Int’l Film Festival

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.
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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.

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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.

Filmmaker Nina Paley

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



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.


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


Throw it Down

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

Off Off Broadway

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



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

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.

Garbage Dreams

"Garbage Dreams" dreams looks at a group of people who collect trash for a living, and are treated as even more disposable than the refuse they gather.

Route 30

Not so much a feature film as a collection of vignettes, "Route 30" features some recognizable actors pretending to be rural, eccentric characters.

Best Worst Movie

Some have called "Troll 2" the Worst Movie Ever Made. "Best Worst Movie" gives us the delicious story behind the story. It won the award for Best Documentary Feature.


More than a documentary about a tiny self-sufficient urban farm, "HomeGrown" is the story of a family bound together by their green ideals.