Posts tagged as: Wichita

Director Emily Lou will attend the Special Screening of 2011 Tallgrass Audience Award winner

Director Emily Lou will attend the Special Screening of 2011 Tallgrass Audience Award winner

Paraskevidekatriaphobics, beware: with three Friday the 13ths in 2012, each thirteen weeks apart, those with a deep, blinding fear of the day might be averse to watching the Special Screening hosted by Tallgrass Film Association on July 13. All others are encouraged to attend a Special Screening of the 2011 Tallgrass Film Festival Audience Award-winning […]

Wichita gets a shout out in the Washington Express

Wichita gets a shout out in the Washington Express

Why not Wichita? That’s what the Washington Express asked Thursday while analyzing the tendency of movie aliens to invade large population centers like New York and Los Angeles. Before the latest E.T. invasion movie, “Battle: Los Angeles” hit theaters on Friday, Kristen Page-Kirby wrestled with this question and spoke with Wichita’s own Lela Meadow-Conner, executive […]

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 […]

Rodrick Pocowatchit’s ‘The Dead Can’t Dance’ to Have Canadian Premiere

Rodrick Pocowatchit’s ‘The Dead Can’t Dance’ to Have Canadian Premiere

Wichita, KS — Award-winning Wichita filmmaker Rodrick Pocowatchit’s Native American zombie comedy “The Dead Can’t Dance” will have its international and Canadian premiere in Montreal on Saturday, June 19, at the renowned First Peoples Festival. The film is screening in competition, and will start at 7 p.m. at Cinema DuParc in Montreal’s famous arts district. […]

Freaks and Floozies Fundraise for Tallgrass Film Festival

Freaks and Floozies Fundraise for Tallgrass Film Festival

WICHITA, Kan.—When visiting Rock Island Studios this Final Friday, don’t be surprised to hear calls of “Step right up,” “See the acts that are seldom seen,” and “It’s not for the highbrow or squeamish!” as Dr. Dillinger’s Freaks and Floozies will be performing live from 6:30-9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25. The event is a “pass […]

Tallgrass Third Thursday Screening: ‘The Wrecking Crew’

Tallgrass Third Thursday Screening: ‘The Wrecking Crew’

WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Association for the Motion Picture Arts (WAMPA) and Tallgrass Film Festival will present a special encore screening of THE WRECKING CREW , the 2008 Tallgrass Film Festival Audience Feature Award winner as the Tallgrass Third Thursday selection for August. It will screen at 7:30 p.m., August 20 at the Warren West […]

‘Fuel’ Up Tonight

‘Fuel’ Up Tonight

Don’t miss tonight’s Third Thursday screening of the Sundance Film Festival Best Documentary Audience Award winner, FUEL. An insightful portrait of America’s addiction to oil and an uplifting testament to the immediacy of new energy solutions, Director Josh Tickell and a surprising array of environmentalists, policy makers, and entertainment notables take us through America’s complicated, […]

Controversial Film ‘Outrage’ Featured at Tallgrass Third Thursday

Controversial Film ‘Outrage’ Featured at Tallgrass Third Thursday

WICHITA, Kan.—Wichita Association for the Motion Picture Arts (WAMPA) and Tallgrass Film Festival will present a screening of Kirby Dick’s controversial documentary, “Outrage,” as the June offering in the Tallgrass Third Thursday series. This newly released film will show one time only in conjunction with Gay Pride Week, at 7:30 p.m., June 18 at the […]

Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz Are Going to ‘Wichita’

Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz Are Going to ‘Wichita’

It appears a couple of high-profile, Hollywood A-listers are following Jack White’s example when he sang, “I’m goin’ to Wichita…” Tom Cruise is set to join Cameron Diaz in 20th Century Fox’s action comedy “Wichita,” reports Variety. James Mangold will direct the Scott Frank, Laeta Kalogridis script that has already been approved by both stars. […]

May Tallgrass Third Thursday Film Celebrates Mothers

May Tallgrass Third Thursday Film Celebrates Mothers

WICHITA, Kan.—Wichita Association for the Motion Picture Arts (WAMPA) and Tallgrass Film Festival will present a screening of the Finnish film “Mother of Mine” as part of Tallgrass Third Thursdays. This historical narrative, selected as Finland’s nominee for the 2005 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, screens at 7:30 p.m., May 21 at the […]

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