Submissions now open

We’re now accepting submissions for the 19th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival. Check out our awards, rules, and all of the fine print on FilmFreeway.

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Stubbornly Independent since 2003

The Tallgrass Film Association fosters an appreciation of the cinematic arts by creating shared experiences around the international medium of film.

What's New with Tallgrass?

The 2020 Film Guide

Explore the films screening at this year’s virtual 18th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival, presented by Consolidated Equities Trust (Oct.16-25). We’re proud to have presented a dynamic program of compelling content served straight to you at home!

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The Gordon Parks Award for Outstanding Black Filmmaker

Tallgrass Film Festival is excited to be adding a new cash prize to our 2021 awards line-up, The Gordon Parks Award for Outstanding Black Filmmaker. This award was created in partnership with David Parks, son of Gordon Parks, with support from the Kansas African American MuseumShocker StudiosWichita State University Office of Diversity & Inclusion, and the Wichita Branch NAACP.

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Join the film selection committee as a 2021 prescreener!

We’re looking for more eyeballs and perspectives to help us shape our 2021 program. Learn more and apply now!

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