Commentary
5:00 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Indie Film Guide: 10/10 - 10/23

Each week, Fletcher Powell finds the independent and non-commercial films showing in Wichita and the surrounding areas and brings them to you in this handy guide.

This time: Tallgrass!



Tallgrass Film Festival (Link)
October 18 - 21

Tallgrass Gala Events:

Opening Night:
Pablo
October 18
8:00 p.m.
Orpheum Theater

(Documentary on legendary graphic artist and film title sequence designer Pablo Ferro.  U.S. premiere.)



Centerpiece Gala:
The Story of Luke
October 19
8:00 p.m.
Scottish Rite

(Comedy/drama by director with Kansas connections—follows a 20-something autistic man suddenly thrust into the world after a sheltered upbringing.)



Stubbornly Independent Gala:
October 20
8:00 p.m.
Scottish Rite
Film not yet announced—info on contenders is here.



Closing Night:
The Standbys
October 21
7:00 p.m.
Orpheum Theater

(Documentary about understudies on Broadway.)



Non-Tallgrass independent and non-commercial screenings in Wichita:

Why Stop Now
October 11
7:15 p.m.
Murdock Theatre




Beloved
October 12
7:15 p.m.
Murdock Theatre




“Stars in Shorts”
October 18, 7:15 p.m.
October 19, 7:15 p.m.
Murdock Theatre

(Collection of short films starring major actors.)



Music - Ennio Morricone - “Love Theme” from Cinema Paradiso