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Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' honored with Truly Moving Picture Award from Heartland Film

by jmaloni


Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am

Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures release honored by Indianapolis-based nonprofit arts organization Heartland Film

The major motion picture release "Interstellar" from Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures, directed by Christopher Nolan ("Inception", "Dark Knight Trilogy"), has been recognized with the Truly Moving Picture Award by nonprofit arts organization Heartland Film.

Select theatrically released titles - entertaining films that do much more than just entertain - are honored with the designation throughout the year. Submissions are received directly from studios and producers for consideration.

" 'Interstellar' is both a breathtaking cinematic accomplishment and an insightful examination of humankind's most primal fears and joys," said Tim Irwin, Heartland Film's artistic director. "It is simultaneously powerful in a visceral and emotional way."

"Interstellar" stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow and Michael Caine. With humankind's time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history: Traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars.

The film was directed by Christopher Nolan, written by him and Jonathan Nolan, and produced by Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Lynda Obst.

The film opened with advance screenings in IMAX 70mm film, 70mm film and 35mm film formats Wednesday, Nov. 5, followed by a nationwide release Nov. 7. 

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.

To learn more, visit heartlandfilm.org.

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