Friday Harbor Film Fest Presents Best of the Fest
Admission is by donation. Film Society Members are free.
The Friday Harbor Film Festival presents The Best of the Fest, shown every first and third Tuesday of each month and has selected the top rated films of the 2017 Film Festival to screen at the Grange Jan.-June 2018.
We are proud to announce that both January Films, An Inconvenient Sequel and Chasing Coral have been nominated for Best Documentary for a 2018 Academy Awards!!
Mark your Calendars!
Jan. 2nd - We are staring 2018 with a powerful film: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (directed by Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk), a decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. . Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes – in moments both private and public, funny and poignant -- as he pursues the inspirational idea that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion. Released in 2017 100 mins
Jan. 16th - Followed by the multiple award winning, beautifully filmed: Chasing Coral (directed by Jeff Orlowski), Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world. Filmed over three years, with 650+ hours underwater, this film includes footage from over 30 countries, and was made with the support of over 500 people around the world. WON Best Feature Documentary, Call to Action and Peoples Choice Awards at Boulder International Film Festival, Won Audience Award and Nominated for Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival. Released in 2017 95 mins.