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Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 Emerging Programmer Apprenticeship Program

Sun, April 18, 2021

We’re pleased to announce our 2021 Emerging Programmer Apprenticeship is now accepting applications.  The program is open to Wichita area students ages 13 to 18. Our 2021 EPAs will have the opportunity to learn from and interact with professionals in the film industry, covering a wide range of topics including film criticism, directing, producing, screenwriting, […]

Get to Know Our New Executive Director!

Wed, April 7, 2021

Tallgrass is ecstatic to announce the hire of Melanie Addington as our new Executive Director. Melanie has worked in the film festival world since 2006, first as a volunteer, and then eventually becoming the Oxford Film Festival Executive Director in August 2015. She used to be a reporter for the Oxford Eagle (a community newspaper) […]

Three ways to see MINARI in Wichita

Wed, February 10, 2021

“After an exhausting 2020, MINARI is the movie we need right now.” – LA Times STREAMING FEBRUARY 12-25: MINARI Directed by Lee Isaac Chung, 2021 | USA | 115m. A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. […]

Tallgrass Film Festival announces $5,000 Gordon Parks Award for Outstanding Black Filmmaker.

Wed, January 27, 2021

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 Museum, Shocker Studios, Wichita State University Office of Diversity & […]

mamafilm presents the 2021 Sundance Film Festival in Wichita!

Thu, January 14, 2021

Tallgrass Film Association is proud to be a community partner for’s Satelite Screenings of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, hosted at the Starlite Drive-in. mamafilm is offering Tallgrass Film Association’s audience $30 off an all-access drive-in pass, lowering the price to $110 for access to all 11 World-Premiere films. TFA patrons can use code […]

Join us for A New York Christmas Wedding Q&A: A Giving Tuesday Exclusive

Fri, November 27, 2020

Tuesday, December 1st is #GivingTuesday, and we’re hoping you’ve got Tallgrass Film Association in mind to support this season. Because of support from our audience (you!), we were able to have a fantastic virtual film festival this year, and we hope to continue with that momentum to bring more stubbornly independent opportunities to everyone in […]

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