SMALLGRASS – Family-Friendly Film Festival ~ Exploration Place January 17th

Exploration Place and Tallgrass Film Association are partnering for the 3rd consecutive year to present SMALLGRASS, a family-friendly film festival for the young and young at heart.

  • Saturday, January 17, 2015, doors open at 9:30 a.m.
  • Film runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Boeing Dome Theater & Planetarium at Exploration Place
  • 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203   |   (316) 660-0600

Smallgrass offers a unique and affordable entertainment option for families with children of all ages, over the Martin Luther King Jr. three-day holiday weekend.

The day-long festival includes three film screenings playing with specially-curated short films (see below for film descriptions):

  • The premiere of the new dome theater show ANIMALOPOLIS (10 a.m., 4:15 p.m.)
  • The Academy Award-nominated classic BABE (11:15 a.m.)
  • The acclaimed new release and festival hit BELLE AND SEBASTIAN (2:15 p.m.)

The event also includes animal-related educational activities and admission to Exploration Place’s exhibits.


Tickets can be purchased by calling Exploration Place at 316-660-0620, during Exploration Place’s open hours or day of the event (doors open at 9:30 a.m.).

  • $7 General Admission for one film + admission to activities and exhibits
  • $5 for Exploration Place members for one film + admission to activities and exhibits
  • $2 per person for each additional film
  • Children 2 and under are free

Sponsors include Rotary Club of East Wichita and 105.3 The Buzz.

Film Descriptions:

Animalpolis Babe

belle & SebFor more information about this event visit Exploration Place online

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