‘The Imitation Game’ Review

By Lydia Lucas If you’ve never heard of Alan Turing you’re not alone. Turing is not a name spoken in most history classrooms. He is not remembered as a famous pioneer in British history. And the filmmakers and creators of The Imitation Game have set out to change this.      The Imitation Game is Alan Turing’s story from his lonely years at boarding school to the … Continue reading ‘The Imitation Game’ Review

‘Becoming Bulletproof’ Heartland Film Festival Interviews with Katie White and Jeremy Vest

     Becoming Bulletproof is a powerful film that follows a project done by Zeno Mountain Farm. Here are a few words from Katie White, Director’s Assistant for the film, and actor Jeremy Vest in this interview right here! For more information on Zeno Mountain Farm, visit http://www.zenomountainfarm.com​ Continue reading ‘Becoming Bulletproof’ Heartland Film Festival Interviews with Katie White and Jeremy Vest

‘American Reel: The Forrest Lucas Story’ Heartland Film Festival Director Q&A and Interview

     Fans of American Reel: The Forrest Lucas Story got an up-close look at how the film was made, the inspiration behind it all, and much more as the film’s Director Brad Grimm made an appearance at the film’s world premier at the Heartland Film Festival. Also in attendance was the film’s writer, Adam Cicco, and stars of the documentary, Forrest and Charlette Lucas.      American … Continue reading ‘American Reel: The Forrest Lucas Story’ Heartland Film Festival Director Q&A and Interview

‘Strangely in Love’ Review

By Jeff Rhodes While Heartland Film Festival was in town I wanted to see a good comedy that could make me really laugh. I found Strangely in Love. Written and directed by Amin Matalqa, the movie is adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s White Nights. The movie is about Fyo,a socially awkward loner, who falls in love with a beautiful blind girl named Nastenka. Nastenka is inconsolable … Continue reading ‘Strangely in Love’ Review

‘Siddharth’ Review

By Isaac Whatley The Heartland Film Festival is, without a doubt, an incredibly special experience for anyone who calls the Midwest home. It is a platform for big stories to return to small towns. Keeping with Heartland’s mission to inspire filmmakers and audiences, festival award-winner Siddharth did just that. Siddharth tells the story of a persistent father, Mehendra, who gives his everything as he searches … Continue reading ‘Siddharth’ Review

‘All Stars’ Heartland Film Festival Q&A

     Fans of All Stars got a first-hand look at how the film came about, from where the screenplay was derived, and much more as the film’s writer Lance Kinsey and producer James Portolese made an appearance after the screening of the film at the Heartland Film Festival. All Stars​ is a comical “mockumentary” about a softball team’s coach and his hilarious confrontations with the parents of the players. … Continue reading ‘All Stars’ Heartland Film Festival Q&A

‘The Drop Box’ Review

By Isaac Whatley The city of Seoul, South Korea and many other eastern highly-populated cities have a growing problem; babies are being abandoned. In a culture where births from unwed mothers are considered shameful and the cost of raising a child is too much to bear, often times mothers must experience the shame and hurt of leaving their child at someone else’s doorstep, where in … Continue reading ‘The Drop Box’ Review