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"The Fault in Our Stars" Film Adaptation Honored with Heartland Film's Truly Moving Picture Award

Nonprofit Arts Organization Bestows Award to the 20th Century Fox Film Starring Shailene Woodley

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"The Fault in Our Stars" Honored with Heartland Film's Truly Moving Picture Award
An insightful, hilarious, sad, thought-provoking film, ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ manages to capture the spirit and characters of John Green’s now-classic novel in a new and profound way.

Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) May 30, 2014

Based on the young adult novel by Indianapolis native John Green, the 20th Century Fox release “The Fault in Our Stars” has been recognized by Indianapolis nonprofit Heartland Film, Inc. with the Truly Moving Picture Award. Heartland Film honors select theatrically-released films–entertaining movies that do much more than just entertain–with the industry award.

“An insightful, hilarious, sad, thought-provoking film, ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ manages to capture the spirit and characters of John Green’s now-classic novel in a new and profound way,” said Heartland Film Artistic Director Tim Irwin. With strong acting, and a great score, the film will touch each audience member in a different way. We are proud to honor ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ with Heartland Film’s Truly Moving Picture Award.”

Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Gus (Ansel Elgort) are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them – and us – on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. “The Fault in Our Stars,” based upon the No. 1 bestselling novel by John Green, explores the funny, thrilling and tragic business of being alive and in love. The film will be in theaters everywhere June 6, 2014.

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About Heartland Film, Inc.
Heartland Film is a nonprofit arts organization founded in 1991 with the mission to inspire filmmakers and audiences through the transformative power of film. Heartland Film is a curator and supporter of purposeful filmmaking, honoring a wide variety of cinema and awarding storytellers from all over the world. The films Heartland Film selects and exhibits – whether they inspire and uplift, educate and inform, or have the ability to shift audiences’ perspectives on the world – all have one thing in common: they are entertaining films that do more than just entertain. Every October, the Heartland Film Festival gives moviegoers access to more than 100 visiting independent filmmakers from all over the world, right in the heart of the Midwest. Heartland Film Festival showcases more than 130 entertaining movies that do much more than just entertain over 10 days of red carpet premieres and events, parties and hundreds of film screenings across Indianapolis. The Heartland Film Festival has earned the special designation of being a qualifying festival for the Annual Academy Awards® within the Short Films category. Each year, the Heartland Film Festival awards more than $115,000 in cash prizes and presents its Festival Awards to top-judged submissions. Heartland Film has awarded more than $2.6 million to support indie filmmakers over the last 23 years. Beyond the Heartland Film Festival, Heartland Film honors theatrically-released films that align with its mission via the Truly Moving Picture Award, inspires the next generation of filmmakers via the Heartland Film Institute, and exhibits films across Indiana all year long via the Heartland Film Roadshow. To learn more, visit heartlandfilm.org.


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