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Dick Wolfsie sits down with some of the people behind the Heartland International Film Festival

Heartland International Film Festival – Part 1

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Each and every week Dick Wolfsie shares a story that is unique to central Indiana.

This week Dick stopped by the headquarters for the Heartland International Film Festival.

Heartland International Film Festival – Part 2

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The annual event showcases more than 200 films, from big Oscar contenders, all the way down to hidden gem independent films, some of which may only be shown at the festival.

“Thousands of films come in from all over the world,” said Greg Sorvig, artistic director for Heartland International Film Festival. “We have a community of people who watch those films.”

The event spans 11 days.

Heartland International Film Festival – Part 3

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“Warner Brothers, Netflix all go to festivals, big festivals, South by Southwest, Sundance, Berlin, Tribeca, the Toronto International Film Festival, and we’ll see and scout those films,” said Sorvig.

Dick had a chance to sit down with two filmmakers to discuss their individual films.

Take a look.

Heartland International Film Festival – Part 4

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Salesforce leader steps down as software company reports 2020 revenue

SAN FRANCISCO (WISH) — Keith Block, co-chief operating officer of software company Salesforce, stepped down Tuesday.

The company has more than 2,000 employees in Indianapolis, according to online reports. Its downtown Indianapolis presence includes the city’s tallest building, the Salesforce Tower, located northeast of Monument Circle.

A news release from the San Francisco-based company said Marc Benioff will remain as chair and chief executive officer.

Block noted in the release that Salesforce grew from $4 billion in revenue in 2013, when he joined the company, to over $17 billion in 2019.

Also on Tuesday, the company announced its projections for 2020 calls for $21 billion in revenues.

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