Monthly Archive: October 2010

Oct 26

Hand Held

Hand Held was the last Heartland Film we saw and it was amazing. This documentary was about Mike Carroll. He was one of the first photographers to travel to Romania after the fall of the communist regime in 1989. When he arrived, he went around looking at orphanages which were terribly over populated. His incredible …

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Oct 26

The Desert of Forbidden Art

The Desert of Forbidden Art is another Heartland Film. This documentary is about Igor Savitsky who rescues 40,000 forbidden fellow artists’ works and creates in a far desert of Soviet Uzbekistan a museum now worth millions. In this movie it tells the story through his voice as well as the voice of living relatives of …

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Oct 21

Enjoying the Day

Oct 21

A to Z: M is for Monon Food Company

The Monon Food Company is right across the street from The Brew Pub in Broad Ripple. They have tacos, sandwiches, BBQ, and salads. I decided to try the fish tacos. They have two different kinds and I got one of each. One was kinda tropical with mango salsa and the other one was chipotle and …

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Oct 21

A to Z: L is for La Mie Emilie

La Mie Emilie is a French restaurant/cafe/bakery in Carmel. They are mostly just open for lunch but 3 nights a week (Thurs, Fri, Sat) they do serve dinner. I had Gallettes avec Jambon and Fromage which is buckwheat crepes with ham and cheese specifically gruyere and an over easy egg. It was really good. Great …

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Oct 21

Rabbit Fever

Rabbit Ears

Another Heartland film which actually had it’s world premiere. We got rabbit ears to wear and also some rabbit themed candy. Rabbit Fever is about the world of showing rabbits. Just like dog or cat shows there are rabbit shows. The director follows about five high schoolers as they compete to become rabbit queen or …

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Oct 21

Waste Land

The Heartland Film Festival has begun and we were off and running to our first documentary on Saturday. Waste Land is about Vik Muniz, a Brazilian modern artist now living in New York, who decides to go back to his native country and do a project with the pickers at, Jardim Gramacho, the largest landfill …

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Oct 21

The Social Network

The Social Network is about the founding of facebook. Of course it is just based on a true story so I was left wondering what parts, if any, were real. The movie has gotten great reception and the critics seem to love it. I thought the acting and storyline were well done and it had …

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Oct 05

Bathroom Before and After

Before

Oct 05

Dawn at the Park

Dawn at the Park