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2022 Honored Guests & Jury

Thu, August 18, 2022

Honored Guests  Lloyd Kaufman  – Ad Astra 2022 Recipient In 1971, Kaufman met his future partner Michael Herz at Yale. The Troma Universe was born in 1974 with a series of highly original, raunchy comedies such as “Squeeze Play!,” “Stuck On You!,” “Waitress!,” and other titles ending with an exclamation point. These movies, independent precursors […]

A First Look at the 20th Tallgrass Film Festival

Mon, August 1, 2022

Tallpasses on sale now. Single tickets to films go live August 15. August 1- The Tallgrass Film Festival shared a first look at gala film selections and special presentations for this year’s 20th Anniversary edition. Taking place September 28-October 2 in downtown Wichita, Troma Films legend Lloyd Kaufman will be a recipient of the festival’s […]

Take 36 2022 Winners

Sun, June 26, 2022

2022 Prizes On Sunday, June 26 at 7 PM at The Orpheum, we hosted our top film showcase with special VIP Judges Lonita Cook, Ryan Johnson, and Eliaz Rodriguez. The Take 36 2022 edition had 18 competitive teams. Read on for what was selected and what won prizes plus more news. The Top 10 selected […]

Meet the 2022 Tallgrass Board

Wed, May 25, 2022

The Tallgrass Film Association is proud to announce the new slate of officers for 2022 and new board members joining the organization to take things from our teen years into our 20s! See below for the entire Tallgrass Film Board. Janice Van Sickle, New Board President for 2022 Community Advocate Janice is finishing her second […]

Tallgrass Film Association & Historic Dunbar Theatre present DUNBAR UNDER THE STARS

Mon, May 9, 2022

(June 4-19)  Free-to-the-Public film screenings 1007 N. Cleveland, Wichita  WHEN:            Many Fires This Time: We The 100 Million (Saturday, June 4 at 7PM) Imitation of Life (Saturday, June 11 at 7PM) BlacKKKlansman (Saturday, June 18 at 7PM) Space Jam (Sunday, June 19 at 4PM, following 3PM street party) TICKETS: Free-to-the-Public  WHAT: The Tallgrass Film […]

Tallgrass Film Association announces Photo of Kansas film icon Gordon Parks, by David Parks, to be displayed at Tallgrass Headquarters and Surprise Donation to TKAAM

Mon, May 9, 2022

WHEN:    Thursday, May 12, 10:00AM WHERE: Tallgrass Film Center (120 East 1st Street, Unit 113) WHAT: 1) Tallgrass Film Center will unveil the photo “Portrait of Gordon Parks, Kansas” which will be displayed at the organization’s hub in Wichita as the Tallgrass Film Association continues to honor and celebrate the influential career of the filmmaking […]

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