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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 254 – HIFF2018: Part IV – Care to Laugh Review and Filmmaker Interviews: Emanuel, Live the Stream, Bullitt County, Howard, On Her Shoulders, Alone in the Game, Thunder Road, Bathtubs Over Broadway, Radium Girls, and Tre Maison Dasan

http://traffic.libsyn.com/obsessiveviewer/OV254.mp3 RIGHT CLICK IMAGE, SAVE LINK AS TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE… OV254 – HIFF2018: Part IV – Care to Laugh Review and Filmmaker Interviews: Emanuel, Live the Stream, Bullitt County, Howard, On Her Shoulders, Alone in the Game, Thunder Road, Bathtubs Over Broadway, Radium Girls, and Tre Maison Dasan In part 4 of our coverage of the 27th Heartland Film […]

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 253 – HIFF2018: Part III – The Samuel Project Review and Filmmaker Interviews: When Jeff Tried to Save the World, Palace, Fiddlin’, Film School Africa, Live the Stream, Bullitt County, Miss Arizona, and A Thousand Miles Behind

http://traffic.libsyn.com/obsessiveviewer/OV253.mp3 RIGHT CLICK IMAGE, SAVE LINK AS TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE… OV253 – HIFF2018: Part III – The Samuel Project Review and Filmmaker Interviews: When Jeff Tried to Save the World, Palace, Fiddlin’, Film School Africa, Live the Stream, Bullitt County, Miss Arizona, and A Thousand Miles Behind In part 3 of our coverage of the 27th Heartland Film Festival, […]

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 252 – HIFF2018: Part II – Crime + Punishment Review and Filmmaker Interviews: A Thousand Miles Behind, Fiddlin’, Easterseals Disability Film Challenge, River Runs Red, Seeing is Believing, The Samuel Project, The Turn Out, Time Well Spent, and Wake.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 251 – HIFF2018: Part I – The Bikes of Wrath Review and Filmmaker Interviews: Amy & Sophia, Grateful, Hiroshima Carp Theater, Nathan’s Kingdom, Palace, Phil’s Camino, Saints Rest, and Spare Room

http://traffic.libsyn.com/obsessiveviewer/OV251.mp3 RIGHT CLICK IMAGE, SAVE LINK AS TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE… OV251 – HIFF2018: Part I – The Bikes of Wrath Review and Filmmaker Interviews: Amy & Sophia, Grateful, Hiroshima Carp Theater, Nathan’s Kingdom, Palace, Phil’s Camino, Saints Rest, and Spare Room In part 1 of our coverage of the 27th Heartland Film Festival, Kyrsten and I review the uplifting […]

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 191 – HeartlandFF 2016 – Trivia Night, When War Comes Home, High School 9-1-1, USS Indianapolis, Set Adrift, Dramatic Escape, Girl Flu, Reengineering Sam, and more

RIGHT CLICK IMAGE, SAVE LINK AS TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE… http://traffic.libsyn.com/obsessiveviewer/OV191.mp3 This week, we’re covering Heartland Film Festival 2016! With interviews from the filmmakers of Trivia Night, Matsanjeni (The Bones) – A Thirst Project VR Film, and When War Comes Home! We dive deep into the movies we saw, broken up into segments covering Shorts, Narratives, and Documentaries. Check it […]

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 137 – HeartlandFF 2015: Part II – Rest of the Fest with James Sadwith, Alex Wolff, Stefania Owen, Kurt Nettleton, Michael Klein, Michael Covino and more!

RIGHT CLICK IMAGE, SAVE LINK AS TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE… OV137 – HeartlandFF 2015: Part II – Rest of the Fest with James Sadwith, Alex Wolff, Stefania Owen, Kurt Nettleton, Michael Klein, Michael Covino and more! In part 2 of our Heartland Film Fest episode, Tiny asks me about the rest of the movies I watched at the festival. This […]

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HIFF2015: Movie Review – Beyond Measure (2014)

Documentary Feature / USA Director: Vicki Abeles Writers: Vicki Abeles, Jeffrey Friedman, Mitzi Mock Featured Subjects: Sir Ken Robinson, Linda Darling Hammond, Yong Zhao, Daniel Pink, Ron Berger This review is part of my coverage of 2015’s Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis. Click here for more of my coverage of the festival. You can find my coverage of other Indianapolis area film and TV events here. Beyond Measure is Vicki Abeles‘ followup to her 2010 documentary Race to Nowhere. While her last film examined the pressure-filled lives of overworked students, Beyond Measure spotlights alternative learning methods created by students and faculty across the country to combat the outdated data-driven methods.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 136 – HeartlandFF 2015: Part I – Best of the Fest with Filmmakers Patricia Riggen, Dave Manougian, Heather Jack, and Eshom and Ian Nelms

RIGHT CLICK IMAGE, SAVE LINK AS TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE… OV136 – HeartlandFF 2015: Part I – Best of the Fest with Filmmakers Patricia Riggen, Dave Manougian, Heather Jack, and Eshom and Ian Nelms In part 1 of our Heartland Film Fest episode, Tiny and I recount our experiences at the festival. I also go into detail about the best […]

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HIFF2015: Movie Review – Three Windows and a Hanging (2014)

Narrative Feature / Festival Award Winner / Kosovo, Germany Director: Isa Qosja Writer: Zymber Kelmendi This review is part of my coverage of 2015’s Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis. Click here for more of my coverage of the festival. You can find my coverage of other Indianapolis area film and TV events here. Isa Qosja‘s Three Windows and a Hanging is an emotionally jarring look into the patriarchal society of a Kosovo village rebuilding after war ravaged their community and its people. When school teacher Lushe tells a reporter that she and three other women from the village were raped by Serbian troops, the male villagers react.

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HIFF2015: Movie Review – Keep in Touch (2015)

Narrative Feature / Festival Award Winner / USA Director: Sam Kretchmar Writers: Sam Kretchmar, Michael Covino This review is part of my coverage of 2015’s Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis. Click here for more of my coverage of the festival. You can find my coverage of other Indianapolis area film and TV events here. In Keep in Touch, Colin (Ryan Patrick Bachand) tries to reconnect with a long-lost childhood crush. When he finds out she died in a car accident many years ago, he becomes infatuated with her younger sister, an aspiring musician who bears a striking resemblance to the girl he used to love.

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HIFF2015: Movie Review – Superior (2015)

Narrative Feature / USA Director: Edd Benda Writer: Edd Benda Cast: Paul Stanko, Thatcher Robinson This review is part of my coverage of 2015’s Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis. Click here for more of my coverage of the festival. You can find my coverage of other Indianapolis area film and TV events here. In Superior, best friends Charlie and Derek set out on a two-week long bike ride around Lake Superior in the summer of 1969. The pair are weeks away from going their separate ways (college for Charlie and Vietnam for Derek), and they’re determined to make their final adventure count.

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HIFF2015: Movie Review – Embers (2015)

Narrative Feature / Poland, USA Director: Claire Carré Writer: Charles Spano, Claire Carré This review is part of my coverage of 2015’s Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis. Click here for more of my coverage of the festival. You can find my coverage of other Indianapolis area film and TV events here. Embers is a Poland and US co-production about the […]