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?

Meet our new Executive Director!

Get to know Melanie Addington, the new executive director of Tallgrass Film Association. We’re so excited to welcome her to Wichita and to the Tallgrass team! Learn more about her here!

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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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Apply for the 2021 Emerging Programmer Apprenticeship

Applications are open for our 2021 Emerging Programmer Apprenticeship, a hands on learning experience for Wichita area students ages 13-18!

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