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Film Lineup 2013

Blackfish

Blackfish is an impassioned documentary that will change the way you look at performance killer whales.  The film tells the story of Tilikum, one such whale that killed three people while in captivity.  Director-producer Gabriela Cowperthwaite compile...

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Kon Tiki

Back in 1951, a film documenting Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl’s incredible journey across the Pacific Ocean on a raft won the Oscar for Best Documentary.  This past year, a second Kon-Tiki was released, dramatizing a more thorough look at Heyerda...

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Keiko — The Untold Story of the Star of Free Willy

In this film, fans of the international icon Keiko learn what happened when the Free Willy star became the first and only captive orca to be released back into the wild. Torn from his family at the tender age of two, Keiko spent 14 years in captivity ...

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Pandora’s Promise

A film about the history and future of nuclear power, Pandora’s Promise explores how and why mankind's most feared and controversial technological discovery is now passionately embraced by many of those who once led the charge against it. Presenting a...

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Girl Rising

Girl Rising is a groundbreaking film, directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins. It tells the stories of nine extraordinary girls from nine different countries; each story was written by a celebrated writer from the girl's own country and is...

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Poseidon Project

Poseidon Project is a documentary about one of Britain’s most advanced submarines, the HMS Poseidon, that sank off the coast of China in 1931, and the American explorer who spent six years looking for it.  Half of the submarine’s crew escaped in the fi...

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Back to the Garden

Watch the trailer here Flower Power Comes Full Circle In 1988, Seattle filmmaker Kevin Tomlinson interviewed a group of back-to-the-land ”hippies” who had isolated themselves from mainstream culture by living off-grid in rural Washington State, ...

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Kon Tiki — 1951

Kon-Tiki is the Academy Award-winning film of an astonishing adventure, a journey spanning 4300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by raft. Intrigued by Polynesian folklore, Norwegian biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands ...

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Honor <span class="amp">&</span> Sacrifice

Roy Matsumoto, the man whose fascinating story is told in this film, is actually a resident of San Juan Island, and recently celebrated his 100th birthday here.  His story is that of a Japanese immigrant family ripped apart by World War II. The Matsum...

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Baraka

Baraka is a film with no narrative, complemented by the hybrid world-music of Michael Stearns.  A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion, it explores themes via a kaleidoscopic compilation of natural events, human activi...

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