• Friday, March 27 at 6pm

    The 11th Annual Bigger Picture Show Is going On Location

    This year, the Bigger Picture Show is hitting the road and going on location to celebrate all the hard-working location scouts and production designers out there who’ve helped create some of film’s most memorable sets and locales. Don’t miss your chance to go home with a cinematic masterwork at the eleventh annual Bigger Picture Road Show and silent auction on Friday, March 27th.

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  • Become an Indy Film Fest Member Today

    Get Your Very Own Movie Monster Tee

    Through our 10-day Festival in spring and all our year-round events like Roving Cinema and Rock+Reel, the Indy Film Fest is the best way to experience independent film and exciting cinema events in Indianapolis. And the best way to support our mission is to become an Indy Film Fest Member!

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  • 2020 Indy Film Fest: April 30 - May 10

    Swatch Out Film Fans

    From docs and dramas to comedies and thrillers, you can see it all at the Indy Film Fest — April 30 through May 10. With more than 140 movies, visiting filmmakers and buzz worthy after-parties, it's time to do something new this spring.

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  • We've got everything from tear-jerking dramas to knee-slapping comedies. Check out our entire line-up of features and shorts programs. This is your chance to see the films that will become tomorrow's blockbuster hits before they blow up.

  • Chances are, these movies are going to be new to you. That's the joy of the festival experience. Here, you’ll discover new things before the rest of the world. And at the end of the night, follow the crowd to a festival after-party where the conversation and fun continues.

  • Meeting filmmakers is just another perk of the festival experience. When available, they'll stick around to field audience questions and share behind-the-scenes stories about their movies. This is one of our favorite festival moments and underscores the importance of people talking to people about movies.

  • Don’t miss a single moment of this year's selection of crowd-pleasing films. But an All-Access Badge and catch hours and hours of films without spending oodles and oodles of cash. Plus, you'll look like a real festival insider with this coveted pass draped around your neck. Respect, yo.

  • Explore our Shorts Programs and discover some of the festival’s biggest gems. Based on your feedback, some may go on to become feature-length films. Movies like Sling Blade, Bottle Rocket and Napoleon Dynamite all began as shorts on the festival circuit.

  • Through our 10-day Festival and all our year-round events like Roving Cinema and Rock+Reel, the Indy Film Fest is the best way to experience independent film and exciting cinema events in Indianapolis. And the best way to support our mission is to become an Indy Film Fest Member!

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12 months a year, the Indy Film Fest champions movies that entertain, challenge, and expand our perspectives. With year-round programs geared to movie lovers of all ages, and an annual 10-day festival, there's always something to see. We think you'll agree, we were meant for each other.

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