"In 2011 a well-educated, middle class, 32 year-old man with obsessive-compulsive disorder left home in Baltimore and went to Libya to join the rebels who were taking up arms against Gaddafi. While there, he was captured by government troops and spent six months in solitary confinement before escaping and returning to the front lines."
Since 2004, the Indy Film Fest has quickly grown into one of the Midwest’s fastest-growing and most-watched film festivals — and one of the most valued annual cultural events in the city. With attendance growing every year, we continue to deepen our impact on the city and the film community worldwide. Featuring the best in independent and innovative film from both award-winning professionals and emerging filmmakers, we’ve exhibited films from nearly every state in the country and more than 50 countries around the globe.