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The 10th annual Tallgrass Film Festival takes place October 18-21 in and around Wichita, KS.
Tickets are now on sale for VIP TALLPasses, Student TALLPasses, Galas and Tallgrass Filmmakers Lab: Documentary Production 101.
General Admission tickets will go on sale October 5.
VIP TALLPass: $175 (TFA Members: *$150)
For the ultimate Tallgrass experience, the VIP TALLPass is the way to go. The TALLPass admits the bearer priority admission to all general admission screenings, gala screenings and after parties, access to the VIP Lounge for food, drink and amenities every day of the festial from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, and VIP events. Also includes access to Tallgrass Filmmakers Lab: Documentary Production 101(on a first come, first serve basis.) (Members must present their card when purchasing or picking up passes from will call.)
*A valid TFA membership card or receipt must be presented for EACH discounted TALLPass purchased.
Student TALLPass: $75
New this year is a Student TALLPass which admits the bearer to all festival films including general admission and gala. Also includes access to Tallgrass Filmmakers Lab: Documentary Production 101(on a first come, first serve basis.) Bearer must be prepared to present valid ID. See as many movies as you’d like for just $75! (Includes admission to films only, excludes VIP events and Gala Parties)
Fidelity Bank Opening Night Gala Tickets: $25
PABLO (USA, 2012) - with Producer Jeremy Goldscheider, Animation Design Team Freddy Morales and Marcela Perdomo. Followed by the Opening Night Party at 155 N. Market, with open bar, eats and music by DJ Carbon. ($25)
Thurs., Oct. 19, 8:00 pm at Wichita Orpheum
Centerpiece Gala Tickets: $15
THE STORY OF LUKE (USA, 2012) - with Director Alonso Mayo and Lou Taylor Pucci Followed by the Centerpiece Gala Party at the Heroes Hospitality Tent with live music by Travel Guide and cash bar. ($15)
Fri., Oct. 19, 8:00 pm. at the Scottish Rite Theater
Stubbornly Independent Gala: $20
FILM TBA*(USA, 2012), with Filmmakers - hosted by Steve Anderson
Followed by the Stubbornly Independent party at 241 N. Broadway with open bar, eats and entertainment from Antimosity. ($20)
Sat., Oct. 20, 8:00 pm, Wichita Orpheum
Jean Garvey presents Closing Night Gala & Awards Tickets: $25
THE STANDBYS (USA, 2012) - with Director Stephanie Riggs and star Ben Crawford, at the Orpheum Theatre, with a Q&A hosted by Music Theatre of Wichita’s Wayne Bryan. The evening also includes the presentation of the txtwrks Audience Awards. Followed by the Closing Night Party at The Lux with open bar, eats and live entertainment. ($25)
Sun., Oct. 21, 7:00 pm at the Orpheum Theatre
Tallgrass Filmmakers Lab: Documentary Production 101: $25/$20
We’ve all had these great ideas, now how we turn these captivating subjects into viable documentary films?
On Saturday, October 21, Christopher Metzler (PLAGUES & PLEASURES ON THE SALTON SEA, EVERYDAY SUNSHINE: THE STORY OF FISHBONE) will present a Documentary Production 101 workshop that will introduce students to the crucial issues of producing and directing a documentary film.
Topics include selecting a provocative topic, researching the subject, writing a proposal, fundraising, pre-production, casting, directing, shooting, interview techniques, ethics, editing and distribution. Students are encouraged to bring a one-page description of their ideas for feedback. If you’ve ever been interested in making a movie, documentary or fiction, this class will help you get started. Registration is $25, or $20 for students/ teachers/ seniors/ military/ TFA members. (Class is free for VIP TALLPass and Sponsor passholders, on a first-come, first-serve basis.)
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Tallgrass Film Association
Founded in 2003, Tallgrass Film Association fosters an appreciation of the cinematic arts by creating shared experiences around the international medium of film.