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Heartland Announces Its Top 10 for 2013

Heartland Truly Moving Pictures has announced their top 10 movies for 2013. Each year the not-for profit organization gives their seal of approval to films that “inspire, educate and engage audiences”. The organization’s goal is to encourage filmmakers and audiences by acknowledging the transformative power of movies.

Their award, the Truly Moving Picture Award, is given to approximately 15-20 theatrically released movies each year in a variety of genres. Studios and film producers are able to submit their films for consideration.

Heartland honors films that promote positive change, are truthful, and embrace values such as integrity, tolerance, respect, heroism, compassion, courage and faith.

This year’s top 10 Truly Moving Picture Award winners are:

Saving Mr. Banks

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Short Term 12

The Book Thief

Frozen

The Kings of Summer

Nebraska

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Gimme Shelter

Monsters University

The organization also sponsors the Heartland Film Festival. The next event will be held October 16-25, 2014

More details about the movies mentioned in this post…

Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks

It takes more than a spoonful of sugar to sweeten the protagonist in this delightful story

42

42

The Book Thief

The Book Thief

Learning to read becomes one girl's way to protest Nazi rule

Frozen

Frozen

Don't let the cold keep you from this frosty tale of sibling affection

Nebraska

Nebraska

This black and white road trip exposes the details of a father/son relationship

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Ben Stiller takes charge behind the camera and stars in front in this comedic drama

Monsters University

Monsters University