The 2022 BHFF FILM ENTRIES are now closed.

2023 entries will be open April 2022 on

Film Freeway

BHFF seeks entries in feature length and shorts in narrative and documentary categories as well as student films. Special attention is given to projects dealing with Native American/Indigenous 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. 


FILMMAKERS - Interested in non-exclusive

self-distribution opportunities?


BHFF seeks films for streaming on our year-round Indie Film Channel. Opportunity for income and increased visibility while waiting for that big distribution deal. Films already screened at the BHFF in the past will have preference. Please contact with film name you wish to submit and to receive more information.