Is there really a better way to put it? This year's list of over 100 films is quirky. Goofy. Experimental. Sentimental. Innovative. Evocative. Basically, they hit the bullseye.
Whether you like your film home grown or imported from a far; whether you're looking for something that'll make you laugh or make you think - whatever you like in your movies, we've got it this year. It's a line-up that's as diverse as it is approachable and as impressive as it is intimate.
Check out the whole thing online now. Here's a quick breakdown:
112 total films, including special events like The Wildest Dream on Tuesday, July 20. Natasha Richardson's last film, it's the story of the mountain climbers who try to tame Mt. Everest.
21 different countries featured in this year's festival films, including Latvia, Czech Republic, Finland, Nepal, Switzerland and Belguim.
Dozens of films featured in festivals like Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca, Slamdance, Nashville, Seattle, Sarasota and more - all brought to your back door right here in Indianapolis. It's our pleasure, really.
Over 50 films making their Midwest Premiere, having never been seen before in this region. That's right - find them right here in Indy, July 15 - 25.
3 World Premieres - the first time these amazing movies have screened for any audience anywhere, including Everyone Says I Look Just Like Her, a film by Ryan Balas.
Watch this space for even more of what's featured at the 2010 Indy Film Fest, like the captivating family drama from Finland, Twisted Roots, or the best way to spend an hour this summer, with our shorts program One Hour, Ten Films.
We'll be blogging from now through the festival, giving you yet one more way to get closer to the festival than ever before. It may be a board member or a festival volunteer or even just a member of our audience who've got a thing or two to say - whomever chimes in, chances are you'll enjoy the read.