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Heartland Film Honors “The Zookeeper’s Wife” with Truly Moving Picture Award

Focus Features’ drama “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” directed by Niki Caro, has been honored with the Truly Moving Picture Award by Heartland Film. Select theatrically-released titles — inspiring films that do more than entertain — receive the coveted industry designation throughout the year. Submissions are received directly from studios and producers for consideration.

“Engaging and original, ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ features a stunning performance from Jessica Chastain as real-life heroine Antonina Żabińska,” said Greg Sorvig, Heartland Film’s director of film programming and marketing. “Director Niki Caro has crafted a poignant and powerful portrait, and we are proud to honor the film with the Truly Moving Picture Award.”

In 1939 Poland, Antonina Żabińska (portrayed by two-time Academy Award® nominee Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr. Jan Żabiński (Johan Heldenbergh, a European Film Award nominee for the Academy Award®-nominated “The Broken Circle Breakdown”), have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care.

When their country is invaded by the Germans, Jan and Antonina are stunned and forced to report to the Reich’s newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck (Golden Globe Award nominee Daniel Brühl of “Captain America: Civil War”). To fight back on their own terms, the Żabińskis covertly begin working with the Resistance and put into action plans to save lives out of what has become the Warsaw Ghetto, with Antonina putting herself and even her children at great risk.

Focus Features has collaborated with humanitarian relief agencies from around the country, such as the International Rescue Committee (IRC), HIAS, CARE; and leading Jewish organizations to produce “The Zookeeper’s Wife” viewing guide, available for download at focusfeatures.com/thezookeeperswife.

Truly Moving Picture Award winner “The Zookeeper’s Wife” is now playing across the country.

SOURCE: Heartland Film

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Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of April 2, 2017

Weekend BO Estimate (USD)

Weekend Release Cume (USD)

Distributor

Title

Worldwide

Int’l

Domestic

Worldwide

Int’l

Domestic

Int’l

No. of
Terr.

Domestic

Beauty And The Beast

114,043,000

66,500,000

47,543,000

876,259,842

480,800,000

395,459,842

DIS

56

DIS

Boss Baby, The

85,200,000

36,200,000

49,000,000

108,000,000

59,000,000

49,000,000

FOX

35

FOX

Ghost In The Shell

59,100,000

40,100,000

19,000,000

59,100,000

40,100,000

19,000,000

PAR

53

PAR

Kong: Skull Island

43,400,000

34,600,000

8,800,000

477,348,204

329,500,000

147,848,204

WB

68

WB

Power Rangers

22,600,000

8,100,000

14,500,000

97,762,170

32,700,000

65,062,170

LGF

71

LGF

Devotion Of Suspect X,
The

22,530,000

22,200,000

330,000

22,695,000

22,365,000

330,000

MUL

5

CHALION

Smurfs: The Lost
Village

15,100,000

15,100,000

15,100,000

15,100,000

SNY

32

Life

11,925,000

6,300,000

5,625,000

50,969,239

28,600,000

22,369,239

SNY

58

SNY

Logan

11,400,000

5,200,000

6,200,000

585,367,637

373,500,000

211,867,637

FOX

64

FOX

Extraordinary Mission

8,200,000

8,200,000

8,375,000

8,375,000

MULTICN

1

Get Out

8,113,715

2,300,000

5,813,715

167,187,675

10,300,000

156,887,675

UNI

17

UNI

Missing, The

6,220,000

6,220,000

6,280,000

6,280,000

MULTICN

1

Chips

5,455,000

1,400,000

4,055,000

18,267,366

3,900,000

14,367,366

WB

34

WB

Sing

5,342,945

5,200,000

142,945

613,532,140

343,600,000

269,932,140

UNI

30

UNI

Prison, The

4,650,000

4,650,000

13,940,000

13,940,000

MUL

2

Moana

3,917,000

3,800,000

117,000

626,664,777

378,100,000

248,564,777

DIS

17

DIS

Zookeeper’s Wife, The

3,349,475

3,349,475

3,349,475

3,349,475

1

FOC

Lego Batman Movie,
The

3,140,000

2,900,000

240,000

296,766,563

124,600,000

172,166,563

WB

44

WB

Split

2,689,850

2,600,000

89,850

269,915,325

132,500,000

137,415,325

UNI

36

UNI

Hidden Figures

2,225,000

1,800,000

425,000

223,815,673

56,000,000

167,815,673

FOX

18

FOX

Shack, The

2,170,000

2,170,000

53,085,007

53,085,007

1

LGF

You Wan Mei Wan

2,130,000

2,130,000

2,155,000

2,155,000

MULTICN

1

Cure For Wellness, A

2,025,000

2,025,000

24,206,986

16,100,000

8,106,986

FOX

9

FOX

3 Idiotas

1,760,000

1,760,000

1,760,000

1,760,000

VIDEOC

1

One Line

1,680,000

1,680,000

1,750,000

1,750,000

NEXENT

1

*Territory is a movie studio term for regions of the world consisting of various countries.

© 2017 comScore – Content in this chart is produced and/or compiled by comScore and its Box Office

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2017 IMA Summer Nights Film Series Runs June 2-August 25

The National Bank of Indianapolis Summer Nights Film Series returns to the IMA Amphitheater, now with added screenings on Saturday evenings.

This summer, enjoy a one-of-a-kind outdoor film experience at the IMA. Weekends will once again feature pop culture classics from across the decades. Each screening will be introduced with unique preshow activities and programming.

The series runs Friday and most Saturday evenings from June 2 through Aug. 25. Doors open at 7 p.m. and films begin at dusk. During the films, refreshments from Sun King Brewery will be available, along with food from King David Dogs.

Tickets go on sale for members beginning April 14 and for the general public on May 1. Season passes for Friday nights are available through June 2 at www.imamuseum.org.

The 2017 lineup includes:

Friday, June 2: Footloose (1984, 107 min., PG)
When Ren McCormack (Kevin Bacon) moves to a small Midwestern town where rock music and dancing are banned, his rebellious spirit and smooth moves rock the town.

Friday, June 9: The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994, 104 min., R)
In this musical comedy, two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the Australian desert to perform their unique style of music.

Saturday, June 10: The Jungle Book (1967, 78 min., G)
In this Walt Disney classic, man-cub Mowgli is raised by a family of wolves in the Indian jungle. When the wolves hear that Shere Kahn, a ferocious tiger, is tracking Mowgli, they realize they must convince Mowgli to return to the local village.

Friday, June 16: Dial M for Murder (1954, 105 min., PG)
In this Alfred Hitchcock classic, Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) learns his wife, Margot (Grace Kelly), had an affair, he plans to have her murdered so he can inherit her fortune. The plan goes wrong and Margot struggles to prove her innocence while Tony improvises a new way to get her fortune.

Saturday, June 17: Batman Returns (1992, 126 min., PG-13)
When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman (Michael Keaton) can stop them, while Catwoman (Michelle Pfeiffer) has her own agenda, in this Tim Burton favorite.

Friday, June 23: The Fast and the Furious (2001, 106 min., PG-13)
Sent to infiltrate Domenic Toretto’s (Vin Diesel) street racing crew, officer Brian O’Connor (Paul Walker) becomes enamored with the street racing lifestyle and Toretto’s sister, Mia (Jordana Brewster).

Friday, June 30: Funny Face (1957, 103 min., NR)
Discovered during a disastrous photo session, salesgirl Jo Stockton (Audrey Hepburn) is offered a modeling contract by a leading fashion magazine. Accepting only because the job includes a trip to Paris, Jo’s attitude towards the job, and the photographer (Fred Astaire), softens.

Saturday, July 1: Bedknobs & Broomsticks (1971, 117 min., G)
In this Disney musical, Charlie, Paul and Carrie are sent to live in the country villages of England during WWII. After discovering their caretaker, Eglatine, is an apprentice witch, they promise to keep her secret only if they are allowed to join in the fun.

Friday, July 7: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992, 86 min., PG-13)
When cheerleader Buffy Summers (Kristi Swanson) is approached by a stranger (Donald Sutherland) claiming her destiny is to protect the world from vampires, she assumes he is crazy. But when students at the school turn up with mysterious bite marks, Buffy learns to balance fighting vampires with shopping for the perfect prom dress, in this Joss Whedon favorite.

Friday, July 28: Friday (1995, 91 min., R)
After being laid off from his job, Craig (Ice Cube) and his best friend Smokey (Chris Tucker) spend the day hanging out on the front porch and watching their South Central neighborhood. When Smokey is confronted by his supplier, Big Worm, the friends must come up with $200 by the end of the night.

Saturday, July 29: Stand By Me (1986, 89 min., R)
In the summer of 1959, four 12-year-old friends, Gordie (Will Wheaton), Chris (River Phoenix), Teddy (Corey Feldman) and Vern (Jerry O’Connell), set off to find a dead body rumored to be in the woods, creating memories and friendships that last them a lifetime, in the Rob Reiner film.

Friday, August 4: 9 to 5 (1980, 109 min., PG)
When Violet, Doralee and Judy (Lilly Tomlin, Dolly Parton, and Jane Fonda) think they have accidentally poisoned their terrible boss, they kidnap him to keep quiet and discover he has been embezzling money from the company.

Friday, August 11: Arsenic & Old Lace (1944, 118 min., NR)
On the day of his wedding, Mortimer Brewster (Cary Grant) discovers that his beloved aunts have been killing the lonely lodgers staying at their home and burying them in the cellar. When his shady brother John returns home that night, Mortimer discovers how crazy his family really is. This film will be screened in a special location on the Lilly House lawn.

Friday, August 18: Serenity (2005, 119 min., PG-13)
In this Joss Whedon original, the renegade crew of Serenity, led by Malcom Reynolds (Nathan Fillion), agrees to harbor the fugitive, River Tamon (Summer Glau), aboard their ship, they find themselves chased by one of The Alliance’s top operatives, who will destroy anything, or anyone, to get River back.

Saturday, August 19: Cool Hand Luke (1967, 126 min., PG)
Sent to prison for destroying public property, Luke Jackson (Paul Newman) ends up on a rural Florida chain gang performing hard labor. Refusing to be broken by the system, Luke quickly becomes the prisoners’ hero for living life on his own terms.

Friday, August 25: Blazing Saddles (1974, 93 min., R)
In this Mel Brooks original, Rock Ridge’s new sheriff, Bart (Cleavon Little), enlists the help of the Waco Kid (Gene Wilder) to contend with a lawless town, greedy railroad construction boss and the advances of Lili von Shtrupp (Madeline Kahn) in the ultimate western spoof.

Tickets
Tickets are $8 for IMA members and $12 for the public, unless otherwise noted, and are available for purchase in advance online, at the Guest Services Desk, or by phone at 317-923-1331. Friday night season passes are available for $72 for members and $106 for the public. Tickets are also available at the door, but are not guaranteed, as most films may sell out. All tickets are non-refundable.

Member tickets go on sale April 14 and tickets for the general public will be available beginning May 1. Show your debit or credit card issued by The National Bank of Indianapolis for $1 off your ticket purchase. This discount is valid for on-site purchases only, though cardholders may call the ticket line at 317.955.2339 in advance to reserve their tickets.

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The Best Super Bowl LI Commercial

Pirates, Johnny Depp & Johnny Cash. What else can you ask for?!

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales hits theaters May 26, 2017 (Carb Day). I can’t think of a better way to kick off Indy 500 weekend!

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2015 IMA Winter Nights Film Series

IMA announces lineup for 2015 Winter Nights Film Series Season debuts unconventional spaces, interactive programming, to complement films The rekindling of long lost love, odysseys across wild landscapes and adventures to uncover hidden treasures are a few of the incredible journeys found in the IMA’s sixth annual Winter Nights Film Series, themed Lost and Found […]

IMA Announces Films for 2014 Winter Nights Series

The Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) announces its fifth annual Winter Nights film series. From January 3 to February 28, 2014, movies will be shown every Friday beginning at 7 p.m. Held in the The Toby, the annual indoor film series provides attendees a much needed escape from the cold while they cozy up and […]

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Dave Matthews Band’s Boyd Tinsley “Faces in the Mirror” Film on November 27

November 27, 2012 at 7:30pm AMC Showplace Indianapolis 17, 4325 S. Meridian St. Indianapolis, Indiana 46217 If you are a DMB fan, Indie Film fan, Movie & Music fan…..you will want to attend this Movie Presentation and watch this Film!! Reserve tickets go to http://www.tugg.com/events/2207 Written and Produced by Dave Matthews Band’s Boyd Tinsley, “Faces […]

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Heartland Film Festival 2012: Dave

2012 | 93 min | Documentary Feature Directed by: Eric Geadelmann Dave is a great uplifting story of how a young, motivated man (Adam) puts his dreams on hold to help a troubled youth (Dave) find himself.  As one watches the film, you can see not only how Dave grows and lets his personality shine with the help of […]

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Heartland Film Festival 2012: Future Weather

  2012 | 100 min | Narrative Feature Directed by: Jenny Deller At first glance, Future Weather comes across as a political manifesto about global warming and how it is up to us to change it before it is too late…  We quickly learn though that Future Weather is not about the climate of the world, […]

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Closer by Patrick Marber at Big Car Service Center on September 13-29, 2012

Right on the heels of its highly-acclaimed Fringe Festival showing, I Am Peter Pan, NoExit Performance, announces the 2nd production of their 12-13 season, Closer, by Patrick Marber. Directed by Tommy Lewey, this promises to be an uncompromising, brutal dissection of modern-day relationships and star-crossed love-lust collisions, in which sex is often the subject even when it’s not.

Big Car Service Center, located at 3819 Lafayette Rd. in Indianapolis, IN, will host Closer, opening on Thursday, September 13, and running through Saturday, September 29, for a total of nine (9) performances — performance dates and times to follow. Tickets are $20.00 for general admission, with $15.00 tickets offered to seniors and students [with valid ID].

THE PERFORMANCE DATES AND TIMES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  • Thu, Sept 13, 8:00pm
  • Fri, Sept 14, 8:00pm
  • Sat, Sept 15, 8:00pm
  • Thu, Sept 20, 8:00pm
  • Fri, Sept 21, 8:00pm
  • Sat, Sept 22, 8:00pm
  • Thu, Sept 27, 8:00pm
  • Fri, Sept 28, 8:00pm
  • Sat, Sept 29, 8:00pm

Big Car Service Center
3819 Lafayette Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46254

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