Tallgrass Film Festival

It’s the biggest film festival in Kansas, bringing together writers, directors, filmmakers and actors and showcasing the best local, regional, national and international independent films.

Tallgrass Film Festival has been rated a “Top 10 Film Festival” by Livability.com and “The Best Under the Radar Film Festival” by Flavorwire. The festival has also been named one of the “Top 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” for eight years, including 2022.

The festival shows many feature and short films at centralized venues in Wichita. Several have been nominated for or received Sundance or Independent Spirit Awards, and at least two films featured at Tallgrass Film Festival have gone on to contend for Oscars.


Filmmakers welcomed at Tallgrass Film Festival

2023 Event

The 2023 Tallgrass Film Festival is scheduled for Sept. 27 - Oct. 1.

Film Screening

and Special Event Venues

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