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MOVIE REVIEWS
 

If Not Now, Then When?

This documentary may be short, but clearly, people are going to receive a colossal impact from it.

Indy Film Fest: Welcome to Monterey

This ageless, gentle documentary looks at life inside a sleepy little Indiana town where most of the businesses are closed up but Hoosier hearts swing wide open.

Indy Film Fest: Lines

“Lines” is a powerfully beautiful short film. Their words are inspiring and hold so much power.

Indy Film Fest: Rebecca Berfanger, festival president

Indy Film Fest Board of Directors President Rebecca Berfanger talks about holding their second fest during pandemic, and how she's watched some early filmmakers' children grow up.

Indy Film Fest: Marquise Mays, “The Heartland”

Highlighting both the joys and trials of growing up Black in the Midwest, three Black Milwaukee residents confront and reconcile the unrequited love between them and their city. Separated into three chapters, the film explores the childhood experience for Black kids. From the moments when they lost their innocence to the outward expression that defined […]

Indy Film Fest: Matthew Ya-Hsiung Balzer, “The Catch”

The director of "The Catch" talks about his film, which was based on true crime reporting and personal stories heard on lobster boats and in small towns across New England.

Indy Film Fest: Lauren Z. Ray, “Welcome to Monterey”

Lauren Z. Ray, director of "Welcome to Monterey," reflects on the documentary of the town her family has called home for more than 150 years.

Heartland: Breaking Fast

Breaking Fast challenges stereotypes and preconceived notions at a crossroad rarely seen in film: where Islam meets homosexuality.