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Why have a documentary film festival here on San Juan Island?

keikoTo give islanders and guests the oppor­tu­ni­ty to see a vari­ety of inter­est­ing and impor­tant films – some that are new, and some that are wor­thy but haven’t been wide­ly dis­trib­uted.  First-run films that are still play­ing in com­mer­cial the­aters include Black­fish (about the cap­tive orca Tilikum, who killed its train­er), Girl Ris­ing (about young women from third world coun­tries who are uncom­pro­mis­ing in their quest to get an edu­ca­tion), and the recent­ly remade Kon-Tiki (about a young Nor­we­gian explorer’s 1947 trip across the Pacif­ic Ocean on a wood­en raft).

honor and sacrifice movieTo high­light films that have an island con­nec­tion, such as Bright­wood, which was filmed here; Hon­or & Sac­ri­fice, which is about local res­i­dent Roy Mat­sumo­to, a Japan­ese-Amer­i­can who served with dis­tinc­tion as an Amer­i­can sol­dier in World War II; and three full-length films (Black­fish, The Whale, and Keiko – The Untold Sto­ry of the Star of Free Willy) that are about orcas, the mag­nif­i­cent crea­tures who inhab­it our local waters

coal the documentaryTo present films about com­pelling envi­ron­men­tal issues: Coal (high­light­ing the cur­rent debate rag­ing over whether or not to build a ter­mi­nal in Belling­ham), Pandora’s Promise (about the con­tro­ver­sial future of nuclear ener­gy), and Black Wave (which describes the after­math of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alas­ka)

film-icon-grTo give res­i­dents and vis­i­tors alike the enrich­ing expe­ri­ence of hear­ing the 15 spe­cial guests — film­mak­ers and oth­ers asso­ci­at­ed with the fea­tured films — talk about their per­son­al per­spec­tives as doc­u­men­tary film­mak­ers and answer ques­tions from those in atten­dance

FHFF-Kidz-Cimema-LogoTo inspire our island kids to make qual­i­ty films about their world by screen­ing films made by chil­dren, includ­ing local chil­dren, at the Kidz Cin­e­ma on Sat­ur­day after­noon

To help our island’s econ­o­my, by encour­ag­ing tourists to vis­it dur­ing our “shoul­der sea­son”

To be able at some time in the future to award grants that will fund research efforts relat­ing to the chal­lenges fac­ing our area of the world, the Pacif­ic Rim

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