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September 2017 Newsletter

THE FRIDAY HARBOR FILM FESTIVAL OPENS IN JUST TWO MONTHS!

ENTERTAIN * INSPIRE * ENLIGHTEN
Novem­ber 3, 4. 5, 2017

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!

THE FRIDAY HARBOR FILM FESTIVAL NEEDS YOU!

Sep­tem­ber brings the promise of chang­ing sea­sons and new activ­i­ties. The FRIDAY HARBOR FILM FESTIVAL crew is step­ping up the pace in prepa­ra­tion for the upcom­ing festival.

There are vol­un­teer oppor­tu­ni­ties RIGHT NOW in the FHFF Office. HELP IS NEEDED 7 DAYS A WEEK FROM 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM. Vol­un­teers will help to staff the office to pre­pare for the fes­ti­val. The fes­ti­val would not be pos­si­ble with­out vol­un­teer support.

Want to be a part of the team dur­ing the fes­ti­val? There are plen­ty of ways to be involved.

For more infor­ma­tion — or to sign up — click here -

We thank all of our won­der­ful vol­un­teers for their support!
email: susan@fhff.org for more information
Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val Updates

 

CHECK OUT OUR NEW LOOK!

We’ve had “a lit­tle work done!” The Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val web­site has recent­ly had a facelift! We think you’ll like the refreshed look and updates. Watch trail­ers and find infor­ma­tion about the 2017 films, learn about the fes­ti­val, sched­ule, spe­cial events, spon­sors, get­ting around dur­ing the fes­ti­val, and how to be a part of our FHFF fam­i­ly. Every­thing about the fes­ti­val in one spot! Log on to the FHFF web­site: http://www.fhff.org/

PROGRAM GUIDES NOW AVAILABLE!

The 2017 FHFF Pro­gram Guide con­tains 56 pages packed with infor­ma­tion regard­ing the fes­ti­val, film sched­ule, film high­lights, and spe­cial events planned Novem­ber 3–5, 2017. Look for infor­ma­tion about our film venues, con­ces­sions pro­vid­ed by local busi­ness­es, learn about the 2017 award recip­i­ents and more! The guides are avail­able at the FHFF Office, locat­ed at 10 First St. Fri­day Har­bor, Wash­ing­ton. You will also find them dis­trib­uted at var­i­ous loca­tions with­in San Juan Coun­ty. Pro­gram guides are also avail­able through­out the Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ry sys­tem. Spe­cial thanks to our donors, spon­sors and adver­tis­ers. Con­tact info@fhff.org for more information.

FESTIVAL TICKETS GO ON SALE SEPTEMBER 18!

Pre-sale of fes­ti­val tick­ets begin Sep­tem­ber 18, 2017 at the FHFF Office. Pay­ment may be made by cash, check or cred­it card. Online tick­et sales will be avail­able begin­ning on or before Octo­ber 1, 2017. Fes­ti­val tick­et prices con­tin­ue to be among the low­est cost admis­sion for any region­al film fes­ti­val. Tick­ets may be pur­chased per film for $12.00 each; in pack­ages of 5 films for $55.00 or 10 films for $100.00. The best val­ue is an ALL ACCESS Wrist­band, which gives admis­sion to all films and spe­cial events, includ­ing the Open­ing Night Filmmaker’s Gala. Tick­ets for the Gala may also be pur­chased sep­a­rate­ly for $75.00. Con­tact info@fhff.org, or call 360–298-1939 for more infor­ma­tion. To pur­chase online, click here.

FRIDAY HARBOR FILM FESTIVAL 2017 ANDREW V. McLAGLEN LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
HONORS ELOUISE COBELL

Learn more about her sto­ry online at www.fhff.org
or in the 2017 Fes­ti­val Pro­gram Guide

2017 Local Hero Award: Dylan D’Haeze

The Local Hero Award is pre­sent­ed each year to a present or for­mer res­i­dent of the San Juan Islands who has made out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tions to our qual­i­ty of life, impact­ing peo­ple, ani­mals, the arts, or the envi­ron­ment. Dylan is also a par­tic­i­pant in the Young Filmmaker’s Project

THE MISSION OF THE FRIDAY HARBOR FILM FESTIVAL

Each year, the Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val, locat­ed on beau­ti­ful San Juan Island, Wash­ing­ton, invites ded­i­cat­ed and tal­ent­ed Film­mak­ers to show­case their doc­u­men­tary films unique abil­i­ty to:
* ENTERTAIN audi­ences through the art of com­pelling storytelling;
* INSPIRE audi­ence mem­bers, as well as film­mak­ers to be a force for pos­i­tive change;
* ENLIGHTEN all par­tic­i­pants by con­vey­ing rel­e­vant infor­ma­tion, cre­at­ing aware­ness and expand­ing appre­ci­a­tion of our frag­ile plan­et, diverse cul­tures and those dar­ing to explore new frontiers;
* ENCOURAGE stu­dents to par­tic­i­pate in the Young Film­mak­ers Project to learn the art of sto­ry­telling thru film.

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