The Heartland International Film Festival has announced three special event films for the Oct. 5-15 festival.
The opening night film will be “The Lionheart” at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Newfields in Indianapolis. The HBO and TIME Studio film is a documentary about two-time Indy 500 winner Dan Wheldon, who died in a 2011 crash during a Las Vegas race..
The centerpiece film set for 7 p.m. Oct. 11 is “Rustin” from Netflix at Newfields. The film stars Heartland Film honoree Colman Domingo.
The closing night film is “The Holdovers” from Focus Features, which is set for 6 p.m. Oct. 15 at Newfields.
The full lineup will be announced Sept. 15.