Yearly Archives: 2013


It’s a big month for 2012 Heartland Film Festival Official Selection Free Samples! The film will have its U.S. theatrical release starting in Los Angeles on May 31, followed by New York City on June 7. Better yet, the movie will be available via digital download starting May 21! That means you can enjoy Free Samples from the comfort of your own home, phone or tablet via iTunes, Amazon Instant Video and Cable On-Demand (Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, DirecTV and Dish Network).

Truly Moving Picture Award

Heartland Truly Moving Pictures has released its Top 10 list of Truly Moving Picture Award-winning films of 2012. “Lincoln,” director Steven Spielberg’s record seventh film to receive the Award, took the top spot. “Les Misérables” and “The Intouchables,” from Universal Pictures and The Weinstein Company respectively, followed closely behind. “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” and “Moonrise Kingdom” round out the list of top films that inspire, educate and engage audiences of all ages.


Heartland Truly Moving Pictures connected 7,700 moviegoers to inspiring films in 2012 through community screenings separate from the Annual Heartland Film Festival. Best known for the Heartland Film Festival, nonprofit arts organization Heartland Truly Moving Pictures is active year-round with programs such as the Heartland Roadshow. With its mission to inspire filmmakers and audiences through the transformative power of film, Heartland showcases both independent films from the Heartland Film Festival along with studio-released films that have won the Truly Moving Picture Award.