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Introducing Kan-Kan Cinema And Brasserie

Grab your popcorn, downtown Indianapolis’s first art-house cinema will open its doors just after the start of the new year.

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Five Must-See Films At Indy Shorts International Film Festival

The short list.

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What To See At Indy Film Fest

The adventures come from films in competition, including these five picks—and one dud—from among the stack I had an opportunity to screen in advance.

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Here’s Your Chance To Float In The Canal

Taking a dip in downtown’s canal isn’t permitted outside of sanctioned events like this one.

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Short Films Get Their Own Festival At Heartland

“The winning short films for Best Documentary and Best Narrative will automatically qualify for the Academy Awards.”

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What’s New At The Indy Film Fest?

You really could use a night away from Netflix.

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John Green: Back To The Big Screen?

Reminder: He isn’t responsible for casting his films.

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The Heartland Film Festival Returns To Its Sentimental Days

“I was never in full agreement with decisions that were made by the staff after I left, and there were some bumps in the road,” says the Heartland founder.

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Indy Film Fest Highlights Local Filmmaking

One of Indianapolis’s perennial cultural events of the year, the Indy Film Fest has returned for 10 days of independent films. The festival, which draws local, national, and international talent, got under way Thursday, July 13, and runs through Saturday, July 23 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Indy Film Fest features movies across all genres, budgets, and […]

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Award-Winning Movie About Adult High-Schoolers Arrives At IMAX

Gregory Henson, a single father and former drug dealer looking to turn his life around, slouches in a waiting room chair, hoping his baby will be okay.
It’s 3:28 a.m.
The last thing on his mind?
His Algebra I final in five-and-a-half hours.

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Five Ways To Celebrate Wonder Woman Day In Indianapolis

5 Ways to Celebrate Wonder Woman Day in Indy The new live action film Wonder Woman soars into theaters today, and DC Entertainment has declared June 3 Wonder Woman Day in honor of the Amazon princess. More than 2,000 comic shops, libraries, and bookstores across the globe will celebrate the DC heroine’s first solo movie […]

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Author Dan Wakefield Recalls Friend James Baldwin Ahead Of Indy Film Screening

What I remember most were his eyes—those large brown eyes that seemed to see right through you, right into your mind, and to know at once if you were speaking the truth.

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Basketball Diary: Hoosiers Behind the Scenes

To the extent that Milan’s victory inspired ‘Hoosiers,’ one could argue that ‘Hoosiers’ returned the favor, enshrining the game in the country’s collective sports-history consciousness. And here, to mark the 50th anniversary of the game that ‘Hoosiers’ celebrates, former Milan players and the film’s cast and crew hold court on making a sports movie for the ages.

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Traveler: Ebertfest in Champaign

Don’t let the intimate setup or Champaign’s college-town quaintness fool: This is no small-potatoes affair. The event consistently screens top-notch movies and draws name talent.

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Ryan Murphy Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

“He’s a new kind of genius,” says Julia Roberts. “Which of course means he’s regular old-time talent. He does everything, every part of the job.”

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