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The 20th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival takes place in person and virtually from September 28-October 2, 2022 in Wichita, KS.

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Frankie

Frankie

★★★★★

Outstanding Narrative Short at Tallgrass Film 2021:
Frankie directed by James Kautz, produced by James Cole Jr., Morgan Ruaidhrí O’Sullivan, Jesse R. Tendler

Outstanding Documentary Short at Tallgrass Film Fest 2021:
Miss Alma Thomas: A Life in Color directed by Cheri Gaulke, produced by Jon Gann, Kia Baskerville, Jackie Sage Bennett

Material Girl

Material Girl

★★★★★

Best Emerging Student Documentary Short at Tallgrass 2021: Material Girl directed and produced by Lillian Dight

This Is Not a War Story

This Is Not a War Story

★★★★★

EDA Award (Alliance of Women Film Journalists) for Best Female-Directed Feature at Tallgrass Film Fest 2021:

THIS IS NOT A WAR STORY directed by Talia Lugacy, produced by Rosario Dawson, Talia Lugacy, Noah Lang, Julian West

Liked reviews

I watched this as part of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Program. 

Very beautiful, loved the masks at the end

There's a world of difference between "NFTS Presents" and "NFTs Presents"

With two short films to date, Alison Rich is showing herself to be quite the talent behind the camera. Both concepts of her first two films work quite well as shorts but I would certainly love to see what she can do with a feature film. It's only a matter of time before Rich stars tearing it up as a feature filmmaker. I certainly can't wait to see what she writes and directs next. Review.

Having such shitty subtitles for indigenous language after Sundance’s land acknowledgement was such a letdown but of course I loved this.