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11th Annual Heartland Film Festival Best of Fest Presentations



Franklin, Indiana – The fan-selected movies for the 11th Annual Best of Fest will be screened at Heartland Film Festival.

The Whale, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Rally Hats and Butterfly in the Sky are the four movies chosen.

“If you didn’t get a chance to go to the Heartland International Film Festival in October, now’s your chance to see a selection of fan-favorite films on the big screen here at the Historic Artcraft Theatre in Franklin,” said Jessica Chapman, the director of marketing for the festival.

Show times include:

Friday, March 3rd:
• “The Whale”
• Friday, March 3 | 7:30 PM
• Nominated for 3 Oscars
• Indianapolis native Brendan Fraser is nominated for Best Actor
• Darren Aronofsky’s latest film played to a sold-out crowd for Closing Night at the Heartland Film Festival.
• “The Whale” is the story of a reclusive English teacher living with severe obesity who attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.

Saturday, March 4th:
• “Rally Caps”
• Saturday, March 4 | 2:30 PM
• Narrative Audience Choice Award Winner at the Heartland Film Festival
• Hundreds of attendees came out for the World Premiere of “Rally Caps” in October.
• A young baseball player whose dreams of pitching in a Little League travel team are derailed by a devastating injury. With the help of his teammates, he’s able to return to the field.
• Presented with captions on the screen
• “Butterfly in the Sky”
• Saturday, March 4 | 5 PM
• Winner of Richard D. Propes Social Impact Award and Documentary Audience Choice Award Winner at the Heartland Film Festival
• This blast-from-the-past documentary tells the story of the beloved PBS children’s series “Reading Rainbow,” its iconic host LeVar Burton, and the challenges its creators faced in cultivating a love of reading through television.
• “Everything Everywhere All At Once”
• Saturday, March 4 | 7:30 PM
• Nominated for 11 Oscars, including Best Pictures
• Film with most Oscar nominations
• IU Alum Ryan Lot of Son Lux is nominated for Best Score and Best Song
• Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime as an unlikely hero must challenge her newfound power to fight bizarre dangers when an interdimensional rupture unravels reality.


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