Tallgrass Film Festival

15th Annual


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Full Schedule

9:30 AM | IN LOVE WITH LOU

Legendary 18th century writer, Lou Andreas-Salomé, vows to never to fall in love and to pursue philosophical and intellectual perfection with her contemporaries Paul Rée, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Rainer Maria Rilke.

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11:45 AM | SEAT 25

When Faye Banks secretly enters the Seat 25 competition, she never expects to win. But when the dangerous one-way trip becomes a reality, her life on Earth is turned upside down. With time running out, Faye must decide whether to leave her husband, family and friends, or has the prospect of leaving for ever made her realize what she has here on Earth?

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2 PM | ON THE SLY

“Michael Rubenstone, a first-time filmmaker and a Sly and the Family Stone super-fan, sets out to find the band’s leader, the reclusive funk legend, Sly Stone. In doing so, he manages to make one of the most comprehensive documentaries on the band to date, while also bringing Sly out of hiding for the first time since his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in 1993.

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4 PM | CONNECT: RELATIONSHIP STORIES

Shorts program on dating, marrying, meeting, relating and getting along.

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6:15 PM | LIFE, BLOOD AND RHYTHM OF RANDY CASTILLO

Randy Castillo’s musical genius and single-minded discipline took him from the wrong side of the tracks to the top of the charts, where he changed rock and roll drumming forever. His thunderous precision and breathtaking stage performances earned him such titles as “the godfather of heavy metal drums” and “the drummer’s drummer” when he played with Ozzy Osbourne, Mötley Crüe and Lita Ford. Offstage, Randy was revered for his unwavering loyalty; constant generosity; and gentle, Native American spirit. At the peak of his career, Randy found his true love, only to lose his life to cancer, soon after. Narrated by Lita Ford, The Life, Blood and Rhythm of Randy Castillo tells the story of Heavy Metal’s most revered drummer with superstar interviews, staggering stage performances, and Randy’s own home movies.

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8:15 PM | FINALE: DYING STORIES

Shorts Program: You never know when your time is up.

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10:45 PM | RUMBLE

This powerful documentary about the role of Native Americans in contemporary music history-featuring some of the greatest music stars of our time-exposes a critical missing chapter, revealing how indigenous musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives and, through their contributions, influenced popular culture.

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