The Heartland International Film Festival

The 32nd Heartland International Film Festival

The 32nd Heartland International Film Festival is running October 5-15, and the three Event Titles have been announced!


“The Lionheart” from HBO and TIME Studios

Presented by The Klapper Family FoundationHeartland International Film Festival

When Dan Wheldon, two-time Indy 500 Champion, is killed in one of the worst crashes in IndyCar history, it shakes motorsports to its core. Ten years later, Dan’s sons work through their loss the only way they know how: getting behind the wheel to race. Director Laura Brownson and featured subjects Susie and Sebastian Wheldon are scheduled to attend.


“Rustin” from Netflix

Presented by IndyStar/LOCALiQ

“Rustin” shines a spotlight on Bayard Rustin (Colman Domingo), who, alongside giants like Martin Luther King Jr. and Ella Baker, dare to imagine a different world and inspire a movement in a march toward freedom.


“The Holdovers” from Focus Features

Presented by The Klapper Family Foundation

Heartland International Film FestivalAn instructor (Paul Giamatti) at a New England prep school is forced to remain on campus during Christmas break to babysit the handful of students with nowhere to go, eventually forming an unlikely bond with one of them.

The theme of this year’s festival is “YOU CAN’T LOOK AWAY.” Attendees will have the opportunity to watch 120+ mesmerizing movies at five theaters around the Indianapolis area and virtually. Next Friday, September 15, the entire festival schedule will be revealed, and individual tickets will be available to purchase. Fest Passes and 10-Packs are available now at

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