September 28-October 2, 2022:
The 20th Tallgrass Film Festival

2022 Tallgrass Film Festival Official Selections are Announced.

Ravi Kapoor’s FOUR SAMOSAS and Matthew Eskey’s THE MOJO MANIFESTO: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MOJO NIXON double up as the Opening Night Gala selections

20th Anniversary highlights include musical performances by Mojo Nixon and the Toadliquors, The Embarrassment, a work-in-progress screening by Kansas-based Academy Award-winner Kevin Willmott, Ad Astra Award presentation to Troma legend Lloyd Kaufman and more!

The Tallgrass Film Festival announced this year’s film lineup celebrating its 20th Anniversary on September 28-October 2. Ravi Kapoor’s Four Samosas will be the Opening Night Gala selection, joining the previously announced gala presentations, which include the world premiere of Daniel Fetherston and Danny Szlauderbach’s, We Were Famous, You Don’t Remember: The Embarrassment, Bryan Darling and Jesse Finley Reed’sAll Man: The International Male Story, Bradford Thomason and Brett Whitcomb’s Butterfly in the Sky,and Camille Hardman and Gary Lane’sStill Working 9 to 5. Troma Films legend Lloyd Kaufman will receive the festival’s Ad Astra Award, also previously announced.

Tallgrass FF’s lineup includes 53 features and 14 short film programs with 195 films, highlighted by the film festival’s signature Stubbornly Independent, Female Filmmakers, and Gordon Parks competitions.

Tallgrass FF program director Andre Seward said, “This edition of Tallgrass will be one to remember for sure. We say the same thing every year: this year’s films are the best we’ve seen. There is no doubt that it is true for this year as well. I am very proud to be able to present the line-up that we have for our 20th anniversary. The wide range of genres and styles will give everyone a chance to find something to fall in love with during the festival.”

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