From Sagamore Institute Senior Fellow, Jeffrey L. Sparks


The New Harmony Project, Heartland Film Festival, and Beyond…

with a Foreword by filmmaker Don Hahn


“The story of this little-known but successful battle in the so-called ‘culture war’ is fascinating, significant and, ultimately, inspiring.”  Michael Medved, Former Chief Film Critic of New York Post


Changing Culture Through Stories gives readers a glimpse into the bold vision behind two Indiana organizations that have had a profound impact on artists and audiences in both film and theatre. Author Jeff Sparks offers a sincere message about building community and shaping culture through the transformative power of storytelling.

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December 2018

WFYI Interview: Matthew Socey has a lively chat with Jeff Sparks about the histories of the New Harmony Project, the Heartland Film Festival and a slew of other cinema topics and releases. Listen to the interview here.