Free Programs And Short Films At Friday Harbor Film Festival

Posted October 12, 2021 at 5:49 am by

Date­line: Fri­day Har­bor, WA — Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val opens with a FREE Open­ing Broad­cast Hon­or­ing Film­mak­ers on Thurs­day, Octo­ber 14 at 7:30 pm.  This spe­cial livestream event cel­e­brates all film­mak­ers show­ing their work at the fes­ti­val.  The evening will begin with an intro­duc­tion of the film­mak­ers, fol­lowed by a video high­light­ing all the films sched­uled dur­ing both the Livestream and On-Demand Fes­ti­vals. The Local Hero Award will be pre­sent­ed to Verne Howard, Fri­day Har­bor busi­ness­man and philanthropist.

The Livestream Fes­ti­val fol­lows from Fri­day, Octo­ber 15 through Sun­day, Octo­ber 17, offer­ing 30+ excit­ing fea­ture doc­u­men­taries paired with 20+ short films.  Most will be fol­lowed by audi­ence-par­tic­i­pa­tion Q&As with the film­mak­ers. Details on all films and the sched­ule are avail­able at  San Juan Coun­ty stu­dents will have free access to 4 fea­tures due to the gen­eros­i­ty of Suzie Mygatt Wakefield.

Thanks to the sup­port of our many spon­sors FHFF can offer FREE access to over 30 short films and 10+ stu­dent films dur­ing the On-Demand Fes­ti­val, Mon­day, Octo­ber 18 through Sun­day, Octo­ber 24.  Record­ed Q&As from the pre­vi­ous week­end will also be avail­able at no cost.

Due to gen­er­ous spon­sor­ships, FHFF can present main­stream, new fea­ture films at very rea­son­able prices. All-Access Pass­es cost only $75.  5‑Ticket Pass­es cost only $35.  Pass­es are avail­able now at Sin­gle Tick­ets will be avail­able for $8 begin­ning Octo­ber 15.

FHFF will con­clude on Sun­day, Octo­ber 24 at 7 pm with the Audi­ence Choice Awards Webi­nar, also offered at no charge. The Film Festival’s most pop­u­lar fea­ture film will receive the Audi­ence Choice Award – Best Over­all, and the most pop­u­lar short will receive the Audi­ence Choice Award – Best Short Film. Both win­ning doc­u­men­taries will be screened that evening. Addi­tion­al awards will be pre­sent­ed to the film­mak­ers of the best fea­tures in each cat­e­go­ry — Explor­ers and Adven­tures, Things to Con­sid­er, Tales from the Heart – and to stu­dents in 2 groups — 13–17 years of age and 18–26 years of age. All awards are based on the votes of those view­ing the films.

It’s time to mark your cal­en­dar, check out the Film Guide and sched­ule, and pur­chase your pass for the Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val Octo­ber 14–24.  Watch it all from the com­fort of your favorite chair!

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Categories: Arts, Education, Entertainment

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