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Heartland to hold Film Festival

February 27, 2020

Heartland Community College will be showcasing student film makers alongside an award winning documentarian on Thursday, April 9.

The Heartland Community College Film Festival event will debut in Astroth Community Education Center auditorium this spring. This free Festival will be open to the public.

The festival will begin with feature films created and submitted by their own students and alumni. The second half of the event will be dedicated to a screening of 70 Acres in Chicago: Cabrini Green, an eye-opening documentary whose story follows a community displaced by gentrification. The screening will begin at 6:30 p.m. and to be followed by a Q&A with the film’s writer/editor Catherine Crouch.

Call for submissions & entree criteria

Student and alumni film submissions are now being accepted for consideration. 

The student/alumni film submission deadline is March 27. Guidelines, criteria and submission instructions can be found here.

Written by: Steve Fast