The 2016 Black Hills Film Festival will screen 36 films, some just a few minutes long and others full feature length. Topics range from a look into various cancer therapies to several films with Native American or military themes to romance and thrillers.
The festival will include two screenings of Prophet's Prey about the practice of underage brides in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, with the film showing May 4 in Rapid City and May 5 in Hot Springs.
Filmmakers range from professionals from other countries to students in the Rapid City YMCA's Youth Media Institute.
Tickets are $10 for a single session, $25 for a day, $50 for the full festival or $125 for a VIP festival pass, which gains admission to the festival parties. A $25 student pass for those 18 and youger gains access to the full festival.
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