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For Your Viewing Pleasure

For 15 years now Wichitans have been encouraged to binge on one short week of independent films and shorts. The Tallgrass Film Festival is a movie lovers must do (or see).

TFF describes the event as, “a celebration of movies.” Their team screens more than 2,000 films each year to bring the best to Wichita. These viewings show films that haven’t made it to mainstream and give audiences opportunities to hear directly from writers, directors and actors in quaint settings.

“Tallgrass shows the best new movies first. Whether you love blockbuster movies or thought-provoking art films, see your next favorite movie before it comes to major theatres.” Comedies, dramas, thrillers, documentaries, short films and more are only a part of the lineup.

The five-day festival allows participants to experience Wichita like never before; turning various downtown locations into viewing areas and party settings. Museums, alleys, old bus stations, theatres and more, all are transformed for specific occasions. Named in the “Top 50 film festivals worth the entry fee” by MovieMaker magazine for 3 years running, it’s a nationally-recognized event that happens right here.

Don’t know where to start? Take the online Movie Personality Quiz and get recommendations based on this year’s lineup. Filter festival flicks by day or type, or check out the programming grid to see what works in your schedule. 

Want to experience a party or gala but you don’t know what to wear? Don’t panic. Jeans are okay, and so is being fancy if you are inclined. Enjoy hanging out with other movies lovers while listening to live music and performances.

Browse through www.tallgrassfilmfest.com for more resources and information on pricing. Single event, multi-day and VIP tickets are all available. Check out the program list or view what directors and actors might be hanging out each day. Most of all, go experience another unique Wichita event.


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