Festival News Stories

Film Across Generations and Continents

The year 2000 was kind of a fabulous year for film. At least as I remember it. I had all […]

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10 Day Festival Starting… NOW!

Hello film fans! I’m Dan Moore, Executive Director of Indy Film Fest. I first attended our festival in 2006 which […]

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This is Where I Meet You

You know that time in life when you are out of formal education, you have done what was required of […]

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Our Nomadic Tales

Chloé Zhao’s historic win along with the rest of the awards Nomadland picked up on movie’s biggest night made me think […]

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The Future of Movie Watching

For Indy Film Fest and other film festivals, a big part of the experience is being able to discuss movies […]

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Representation Matters

As a cisgender, white, heterosexual woman, I won’t claim true understanding outside my individual bubble of lived experience. I do, […]

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Pop Punk Fans, Rejoice!

When it comes to programming documentaries for the Indy Film Fest, we try to make sure all of the classic […]

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Inanimate Objects Come to Life

Have you ever had weird thoughts? Sure, who hasn’t? But here is something you may never have thought about: What […]

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Make ‘Em Laugh

It’s been an interesting year-plus, right? Well, don’t worry; we at the Indy Film Fest got ya. We have a […]

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There’s More Than Corn In Indiana

Most of us Hoosiers in Indiana know that there is a lot of German heritage in our state. Lots of […]

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The Ones You Can’t Stop Thinking About

I, like most film nerds, really love those stories you just can’t stop thinking about after having seen them. For […]

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You Learn Something New Every Day

As a kid, I always dreamt I’d be a film critic. I sought out all the classics and DVRed them, […]

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What do you want?

One thing that all the features in the fest’s World Cinema category have in common this year is that they […]

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PRESS RELEASE: 2021 Lineup Revealed

INDY FILM FEST ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP: DIRECTORS, FILMMAKERS & FEST FOLKS AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW As a hybrid virtual and physical […]

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Animation Station

As a lover of the arts and storytelling, animated shorts present a wonderful combination that is pleasing to both the […]

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Home, Home On The Range

Ohhhh give me a home where the buffalo bison roam…and I’m not talking about some far off mysterious wild west […]

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Virtual Filmmaker Q&As

Last year as we held our first virtual fest, l was worried that it would be missing my favorite part […]

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Breaking Down the Blocks

This past year has been anything but normal, so we thought, why not have some fun and tinker with the […]

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Ebert’s ‘Empathy Machine’

When I first started as a programmer at Indy Film Fest, at some point I got an email from Wayne […]

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Neale Gets Real (about the Fest)

The more movies I watch, the more I crave something different. I want new perspectives, eccentric characters, and blurred genres. […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Fest Announces Opening Night

Indianapolis, IN, April 2, 2021 Beginning April 29, the Fest will hold select in-person screenings and will unveil movies of […]

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