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Now seeking entries in:
Feature/Shorts Narrative
Feature/Shorts Documentary
Student Films
Special attention is given to projects dealing with Native American themes as well as South Dakota films for our “Reel South Dakota Stories” segment of the festival. BHFF would also like to encourage submission of COMEDY NARRATIVES in both short and feature lengths. Submit your Film(s) today
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Support is provided with funds from the State of South Dakota, through the Department of Tourism and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Enter a Film in the Eleventh Annual BHFF 

Feb. 20th - 25th, 2020 

Earlybird - Sep. 16, 2019
Regular - Oct. 11, 2019
Late - Oct. 31, 2019
Extended - Nov. 19, 2019
Attend the 2020 festival to take advantage of FREE programs for filmmakers 

BHFF is a true celebration of cinema and the mavericks who do what it takes to get their vision to the screen. The festival takes over the mountain town of Hill City, Rapid City, and other Black Hills Communities to line up world-class films, receptions and powerful workshops. You, the filmmakers, are the stars of the Black Hills Film Festival. Screenings across the five days of the BHFF are solidly attended by an engaged community of artists and cinephiles and along with great receptions and mixers; award winners go home with custom bronze trophies (the coveted “Bronze Fedora") and stories to last a lifetime.

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