The 30th Annual Heartland International Film Festival ran October 7-17, 2021. This year’s Festival was a return to form with screenings featured at the Historic Artcraft Theatre, Living Room Theatre, Kan-Kan Cinema & Brasserie, Newfields and Indianapolis Art Center. 


#HIFF30 included 143 films, 11 world premieres, 95 filmmakers in attendance, and over $60,000 in cash prizes over 11-days of festival films at five venues and on-demand. 


This year’s theme was Rewinding 30 Years to celebrate three decades of Indiana's largest film festival. 

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Film Lineup

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Want a full rundown on the films from #HIFF30? You're in luck!


Thanks to our friends at Letterboxd, you can explore our entire lineup, add reviews, and find out which streaming platforms they are currently available on.

Make sure to follow us on Letterboxd @HeartlandFilm to keep up with all of our Festival lineups, filmmaker picks, and Truly Moving Picture Award winners! 



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