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Upcoming Events

Our full list of screenings, festivals, and one-off events

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Upcoming Events



Fort Shorts: Comedy

Presented by Williams Comfort Air & Mr. Plumber 

June 6, 2024

Basile Event Center at Heartland Film Headquarters

8950 Otis Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46216

Local comedian Brian Pitre will open the night before a program of past Indy Shorts International Film Festival's best comedy shorts!

Become a Donor

While the film industry is usually associated with unlimited budgets, the reality is that as a non-profit arts organization devoted to independent film, Heartland Film depends on donations to carry out our mission to curate, promote and celebrate thoughtful and engaging films from diverse perspectives. Consider making a donation to support the future of our organization and independent film in Indianapolis. You can give online here!

If you represent a business or organization and are interested in becoming a Festival Sponsor, click here to learn more.


Your donation may be tax deductible to the extent allowed by law; please consult your tax adviser. Heartland Film, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization (Federal Tax ID #35-1832797).


Indiana Filmmakers Mixer: Documentary Funding 

June 3, 2024

Basile Event Center at Heartland Film Headquarters

8950 Otis Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46216

The night will begin with casual networking, followed by a moderated discussion about documentary film funding.


Indy Shorts International Film Festival

July 23-28, 2024

Living Room Theaters & Newfields 

The Academy Award®-qualifying short film festival is returning for its seventh year from July 23-28! The film schedule and tickets will be available on June 27, but you can purchase a Fest Pass now!

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Heartland International Film Festival

October 10-20, 2024

Venues TBD

The 33rd Heartland International Film Festival will take place October 10-20 at theaters around the Indianapolis area!

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