Friday Harbor Film Festival to Host In-Person and Online Festival in October

From Friday Harbor Film Festival

Friday Harbor Film Festival is grateful for receiving one of the ArtsFund’s Nonprofit Community Relief Grants.

In connection with the Washington State Department of Commerce, this program provides critical funding to a variety of organizations impacted by the pandemic.

The film festival will hold a hybrid festival in mid-October, meaning the event will occur online and in-person over 11 days, Oct.14-24.

The in-person portion will open with a gala party and awards event Thursday, Oct. 14, followed by theater-based film screenings Friday through Sunday, Oct. 15-17. Filmmaker Q&As will accompany the showings. This year’s venues will be The Palace Theatre and the San Juan Island Grange.

The virtual festival runs Oct. 18-24, featuring films accepted through FilmFreeway as well as films and Q&As from the in-person festival.

All will be available on-demand at The livestream festival finale will feature the audience choice awards presentations on Sunday, Oct. 24.

Filmmakers, both professionals and students, are encouraged to submit their features and short films for consideration at FilmFreeway. Full details are available at

Posted on June 27, 2021 at 5:30 am by

Categories: Arts, Entertainment

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