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Off-Screen Events

VIP Events for Pass Holders

VIP TALLPass, Filmmaker Pass, and Sponsor Pass holders have access to the following special events.

* Filmmakers & Sponsors: Check your emails for invitations to additional private events.

VIP LOUNGE: Candela at The LUX
Thursday, October 19- Sunday, October 22, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Sponsored by: Consolidated Equities Trust

Relax and recharge in the VIP Lounge between films with food, drink, and amenities from local purveyors. Hobnob with visiting filmmakers and local tastemakers.

Daily amenities include: (check back for updates)

  • LivingSound Technology Bar
  • Tallgrass Brewing Co. on tap
  • Chair massages from Bohemia Day Spa
  • Salon Services

Thursday, Oct. 19

  • 9:00am-10:30am: Breakfast (Public at the Brickyard, Panera Bread, Derby Donut)
  • 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch (Texas Roadhouse)
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm: Grab-n-Go (Mumbai Rail)
  • Styling services provided by Major Hair Co.
  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm: Happy Hour (Cocoa Dolce Wine & Chocolate Pairing, Sugar Sisters, Sweetly Scrumptious)

Friday, Oct. 20

  • 9:00am-10:30am: Breakfast (Chris Cakes, Panera Bread, Derby Donut)
  • 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch (NuWay, Bob & Luigi, Anchor/Kan-Grow Hydro Farm Salad Bar)
  • 12:00pm- 4:00pm: Styling services provided by Major Hair Co.
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm: Grab-n-Go (Kan-Grow Hydro Farm)
  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm: Happy Hour (Nitro Joe's Martinis, Tallgrass Country Club, XY Bar)
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm: Happy Hour for Ditch Pass Holders

Saturday, Oct. 21

  • 9:00am-10:30am: Breakfast (Chris Cakes, Dempsey's Biscuit Company)
  • 10:00am - 1:00pm: Styling services provided by TediFX
  • 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch (NuWay, Bob & Luigi's, Anchor/Kan-Grow Hydro Farm Salad Bar)
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm: Grab-n-Go (Kan-Grow Hydro Farm)
  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm: Happy Hour (XY Bar, Sweetly Scrumptious, Larkspur)
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm: Happy Hour for Binge Pass Holders

Sunday, Oct. 22

  • 9:00am-10:30am: Breakfast (Derby Donut, Continental)
  • 10:00am - 1:00pm: Styling services provided by TediFX
  • 11:00am - 1:00pm: Firkin Storyteller Lunch at The Monarch
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm: Grab-n-Go (various)
  • 2:00pm- 4:00pm: Styling services provided by Major Hair Co.
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm: Facials provided by CryoKansas
  • 11:00pm - 5:00pm: Happy Hour (Funday Sunday Fiesta - Carlos O'Kelly's, Anchor/Kan-Grow Hydro Farm Salad Bar)

VIP Parties

Mayor's VIP: Loft 150 (150 N. Mosely)
Thursday, October 19, 5:00 -6:30pm
Sponsored by: Syndeo

Mayor Jeff Longwell welcomes Filmmakers & VIPs to the film festival. Music by Jim Vegas Band.

Visit Wichita Welcome: Aero Planes Brewing (117 N. Handley)
Friday, October 20, 5:00-6:30pm,
Sponsored by: Visit Wichita

Visit Wichita invites VIPs for a friday afternoon happy hour with wine, beer, eats and music by DJ Carbon.

Firkin Storyteller Lunch: The Monarch (579 W. Douglas)
Sunday, October 22, 11:00am-1:00pm
Sponsored by: Gavin Peters Photography

Raise a glass to Storyteller Award Honoree Larry Gross over lunch and a pint from the Tallgrass Brewing Company specialty firkin keg. 

Filmmaker Only Events (RSVP Required)

Notorious ICT | THU. OCT. 19 1:30 AM - 5 PM
Visiting filmmakers take on a unique un-tour of Wichita, highlighting the off-beat and untold stories of ICT stopping off at iconic locations. Hosted by: TFA Board Member Ann Keefer. RSVP required. Sponsored by: The Workroom.

Yoga & Breakfast @Public at the Brickyard | SAT. OCT. 21 10:00 AM
Wake up, refresh & get movie-ready with some a short stretch and sustenance at Public at the Brickyard

Contact the Hospitality team for more information. 

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