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The 19th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival announces 44 features, 128 shorts for in-person screenings

Sat, September 11, 2021

With 44 features and 128 shorts, Tallgrass Film Festival is back in person after a virtual only experience in 2020. Additional online only films will be announced later. Featuring 26 Kansan films and 62% of films were created by female-identifying directors or producers. The most important elements of any film festival are the filmmakers and […]

2021 Panels and Education

Mon, September 6, 2021

All panels are outdoors in the 1st Street tent (155 South Broadway) and free to anyone in the community to join. Masks are encouraged. The panels are sponsored by KCAIC/NEA and the Tallgrass Filmmaker Alliance. Is Becoming Commercial A Good Thing?  Friday, October 22nd at 12:30 pm Film Producers discuss what it takes to get […]

Meet our 2021 Festival Jurors

Mon, September 6, 2021

We’re proud to announce our 2021 official jurors for the 19th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival. The juries below are comprised of talented filmmakers, critics, alumni, artists, and industry professionals, all of who will work together to determine our 2021 Award Winners. Get to know them below.   Gordon Parks Award for Black Excellence in Filmmaking […]

Meet our 2021 Movie Poster Design Contest Jurors

Mon, September 6, 2021

The new poster design contest winners with local high school and college students will be revealed on Oct. 20 at the Shrek screening and winners will get cash and Tallpasses. The four films being redesigned are Vinyl Nation, Dramarama, Materna and No Fear, No Favor. Meet the Jury:  Priscella Brown is a freelance graphic designer, […]

Land Acknowledgement

Mon, September 6, 2021

We respectfully recognize and honor that we are on the lands of Osage Nation of Oklahoma and Wichita and affiliated tribes. Wichita, self-name Kitikiti’sh, were encountered by the Spanish in the mid-16th century and became the first group of Plains Indians subject to missionization. Others also resided here before the treaties and colonization that took […]

Tallgrass Film Festival announces first look at the lineup for 19th Annual Film Festival

Tue, August 31, 2021

The 19th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival presented by Consolidated Equities Trust (October 20-29) is proud to present our first look at some of the spotlight screenings at this fall’s festival including a family-friendly outdoor screening of “Shrek”, screenings in honor of Kansan Gordon Parks, late-night films and a celebration of Wichita’s own soccer celebrities. The […]

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