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Tallgrass Film Fest Announces 2010 Lineup, Details

Tallgrass Film Fest Announces 2010 Lineup, Details

The 8th annual Tallgrass Film Festival will take place in and around downtown Wichita Oct. 22-24, showcasing more than 124 independent films from more than 11 countries around the world, and hosting filmmakers from all over the United States. Online ticket sales start Monday, Oct. 4; the Tallgrass Ticket Booth will open up at the Orpheum […]

WAMPA Becomes the Tallgrass Film Association

WAMPA Becomes the Tallgrass Film Association

WICHITA — The board of directors for the Wichita Association for Motion Picture Arts (WAMPA) has officially changed the organization’s name to the Tallgrass Film Association. The Tallgrass Film Association was founded as WAMPA in 2003 by the late Timothy Gruver as the parent organization of the Tallgrass Film Festival. It is a non-profit 501(c)3 […]

WAMPA Presents ‘The Dead Can’t Dance’

WAMPA Presents ‘The Dead Can’t Dance’

The Wichita Association for the Motion Picture Arts (WAMPA) and The Orpheum Film Series presents writer/director Rodrick Pocowatchit’s “The Dead Can’t Dance.”  In “Dead,” three Native American men discover they are somehow immune to a mysterious plague that is turning everyone else into zombies. Shot over the course of four months in 2009 with an […]

Tallgrass Third Thursdays brings Green Porno to the Fisch Haus

Tallgrass Third Thursdays brings Green Porno to the Fisch Haus

WICHITA – Tallgrass Third Thursdays and the Ulrich Museum of Art are bringing Green Pornoproduction and costume designer Andy Byers to Wichita for ten days of public, museum and classroom events. To commence the activities, Byers will present the Green Porno mini-films and discuss his work with at the Third Thursday April screening co-sponsored by […]

Tallgrass Third Thursdays: ‘The Horse Boy’

Tallgrass Third Thursdays: ‘The Horse Boy’

WICHITA, KAN — The Wichita Association for Motion Picture Arts and the Tallgrass Film Festival announces the Tallgrass Third Thursday screening for March: The Horse Boy, directed by Michel Orion Scott. The screening, co-hosted by the Flint Hills Therapeutic Riding Center (FHTRC), takes place at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 18 at the home of the […]

This Week: FREE Third Thursday Screening of ‘CSA: THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA’

This Week: FREE Third Thursday Screening of ‘CSA: THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA’

What: February’s Third Thursday FREE Screening of CSA: THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with director Kevin Willmott & other special guests. The screening is presented by WAMPA & WSU’s Ulrich Museum of Art as part of the programs offered in conjunction with the exhibit Crossroads: The […]

2010 Tallgrass Film Festival Announces Call For Submissions, Plus Cash Prizes, Kansas and High School Filmmakers Submit For Free!

2010 Tallgrass Film Festival Announces Call For Submissions, Plus Cash Prizes, Kansas and High School Filmmakers Submit For Free!

Wichita, Kan. – The Wichita Association for the Motion Picture Arts (WAMPA) and the Tallgrass Film Festival announced their call for submissions for the 8th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival which will be Oct. 22-24 in Wichita. In the last seven years, more than 25,000 local and regional attendees and over 200 filmmakers from Kansas and […]

Tallgrass Third Thursdays Partner with Ulrich Museum for February to present “CSA: The Confederate States of America”

Tallgrass Third Thursdays Partner with Ulrich Museum for February to present “CSA: The Confederate States of America”

WICHITA, KAN — Wichita Association for the Motion Picture Arts/Tallgrass Film Festival announces February’s Tallgrass Third Thursday screening: CSA: The Confederate States of America, directed by Kevin Willmott, University of Kansas Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies. The screening takes place at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 18 in the CAC Theater at Wichita State […]

WAMPA Names New Executive Director

WAMPA Names New Executive Director

WICHITA, KAN — The Wichita Association for the Motion Picture Arts has named Mike Marlett as Executive Director for 2010. WAMPA is the parent organization of the Tallgrass Film Festival, which will be Oct. 22-24. Marlett has been a board member of WAMPA since 2005, when he was the editor-in-chief of the Wichita-based alternative weekly […]

‘Afgahn Star’ to Screen at Wichita State

‘Afgahn Star’ to Screen at Wichita State

WICHITA, KANS—Wichita Association for the Motion Picture Arts/Tallgrass Film Festival and Wichita State University’s International Education Office announces a special screening of the acclaimed British-Afghan documentary, “AFGHAN STAR” at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 28 in the CAC Theater at Wichita State University’s Rhatigan Student Center. Tickets are $9 general admission ($7 for seniors) with special […]

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