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Let's Talk About 'Girl Flu': The Normalization of Periods in Independent Cinema

This past fall I stumbled upon the Heartland Film Festival. I also found one movie that inspired a research paper that would allow me to deconstruct the representation of females’ menstruation in cinema. 871 more words

Movie review: Land Grab (2016)

Land Grab deals with one man’s attempt to improve Detroit, the opposition he encountered, and the outcome. This documentary at the 25th Heartland Film Festival alternates between sobering and uplifting. 710 more words


Movie review: A Writer's Roots: Kurt Vonnegut's Indianapolis (2016)

The person introducing this documentary about Kurt Vonnegut described it as filling a void: no documentary existed about Kurt Vonnegut. (However, a quick Internet search brings up another documentary released this year.) This documentary, … 877 more words

Hoosier Odds And Ends

Movie review: USS Indianapolis: The Legacy (2016)

A stroll down the canal in downtown Indianapolis takes you by the memorial to the USS Indianapolis, a heavy cruiser that sank a few weeks before the end of World War II. 1,126 more words


TV movie review: The Ultimate Legacy (2015)

In the opening minutes of The Ultimate Legacy at the 25th Heartland Film Festival, I realized that the basic premise of the movie matched that of an early Hoosier novel, 595 more words


365 Days of Gratitude - Day 599

Film Festivals…

For seeing a new perspective through a different lense, for stories of lives I would never have seen, for creativity I would love to hold… 42 more words