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Ticketing Information

Get Your VIP TALLPass Early for the Best Deal in Town

Starting on June 1, unlimited access to EVERYTHING at the 13th annual festival can be yours…

  • All GA Films (150+)
  • 4 Gala Films & After parties with open bar, food & live music
  • 4 VIP-only Events including cocktail receptions and the Firkin Filmmaker Brunch
  • 4 days in the VIP Filmmaker Lounge with open bar, breakfast & lunch, happy hour, massage, styling, live music & more

Purchase your TALLPass in advance and save some coin!

  • June - August: $175
  • September: $185
  • October: $200
    (*TFA members may purchase at the $165 rate through October; up to two passes/membership at discounted rate.)

Interested in festival sponsorship which includes TALLPasses and additional benefits? Click here.

Ticket Prices

Ticket Prices

  • VIP TALLPass: $200 (includes 5-day admission to all Galas, GA films, Educational Offerings, VIP Receptions & VIP Lounge)
  • Student TALLPass: $80 (includes admission to all Gala Films, GA films and educational offerings)
  • General Admission: $10
  • Discounted General Admission: $8 for students, teachers, seniors 65+, military with Valid ID
  • General Admission Matinees: $5 admission for films starting before 5:00 pm on Thursday and Friday
  • Gala Tickets: $25 includes movie & after party with open bar, eats & live musical performances
  • Gala Film-Only Tickets: $15 available only for Opening Night, Return of the Reels and Closing Night Gala. Does not include admission to the party.
  • Free Friday Films: A selection of films are offered free of charge to students, teachers and seniors 65+ on the morning and afternoon of Friday, October 17th. Sponsored by Prairie Fire Coffee Roasters.
  • Free Films at Wichita Center for the Arts & Wichita Public Library: All films screening at these venues are free. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Fine Print: Once purchased, tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Many films have not yet ben rated by the MPAA, parental discretion is advised. No babes in arms. Program running times may or may not include introductions, shorts, and Q&A’s.

Box Office FAQ's

Box Office F.A.Q.’s

TALLPass Vouchers: If you’ve received a TALLPass voucher, it must be exchanged at festival will call. (see above for hours & location.)

GA & Gala Vouchers: Gala Vouchers must be exchanged in person at the Orpheum, Scottish Rite or Garvey Theater Box Office for an actual ticket. GA vouchers may be exchanged at any box office for a ticket. Vouchers have no cash value and are non-refundable.

Online Pass Purchases: All TALLPasses purchased online must be picked up at the Will Call. (See above for hours & location.)

Gala Tickets: Gala tickets are sold as a package, including movie and after-party. Gala’s are fundraisers for TFA and gala tickets are only valid for the individual gala marked on the ticket. Individual movie tickets are available for Opening, Return of the Reels and Closing Night Galas for $15.

Seating: Seating is first-come, first-serve. We strongly encourage you to be at the theater and in your seat 15 minutes prior to showtime.

Sponsor & Filmmaker Passes

Sponsor/Filmmaker Pass

Your sponsor or filmmaker pass works just like a VIP TALLPass and allows the bearer admission to all screenings, galas, parties and events listed above. Please be sure to check your email for exclusive invitations to sponsor-only events. Sponsors will be emailed voucher and ticket receipts. Vouchers can be exchanged at the physical box office beginning October 13.

Additional Details

Tickets are non exchangeable and non-refundable.

Passholders are granted priority admission to select screenings.

Seating is first come, first serve and is not guaranteed. 

Many of the films at the festival have not been rated by the MPAA. They may contain adult themes or strong language and may not be suitable for children.

No babes in arms.

General Admission vouchers are not redeemable for Smallgrass Films.

Groupons and Wisebuys are good for General Admission screenings ONLY. Receipts may be exchanged at all festival box offices.

Press Credentials

For press and industry credentials, please contact press@tallgrassfilmfest.com.

2014 Festival Grid & Program Guide

Click to download the 2014 Festival Grid and the 2014 Official Film Festival Program Guide in convenient PDF format.


Call our Movie Hotline for Up-to-the-Minute Information

Program the Tallgrass Film Festival movie hotline: 1-844-ICT-FILM into your phone for current screening information. Search by venue and movie title, listen to film descriptions and leave festival feedback. Sponsored by Answer Advantage.