HOUSE OF HUMMINGBIRD – Review by Diane Carson

South Korean filmmaker Bora Kim’s House of Hummingbird burrows convincingly and completely into the psychological and emotional world of a lonely fourteen-year-old girl who, like the country, stands on the verge of change. The film’s young star, Ji-hu Park, observes, processes, and reveals her deepest thoughts and emotions through her eyes.

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HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROUND UP – Laura Emerick reports

To stand out among the many regional film festivals nationwide, Heartland has created its own special niche by focusing on movies that convey the transformative power of cinema. Witness its mission statement: “The films we select and exhibit — whether they inspire and uplift, educate and inform, or shift audiences’ perspectives on the world — all have one thing in common: they are story-driven films that do more than entertain.”

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