7th Annual Friday Harbor Film Festival

2019 Award Winners

Welcome to the 7th Annual Friday Harbor Film Festival, screening more than 40 films from the Pacific Rim and Beyond.
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The IF Project

This extremely powerful film is about Seattle’s IF Project, an innovative program aimed at assisting incarcerated women to confront the circumstances that led to their imprisonment and to begin the process of turning their lives around.

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This Being Human

Meet Hameed, a young Iraqi child of war who left everything behind when he was only 15, in a solo quest for a more peaceable future. Despite adversity and challenge, and with resilience and the help of a foster family, he continues to live his American dream of education, survival and freedom.

The Zen Speaker

The Zen Speaker: Breaking the Silence is the story of Amy Ayoub, a prominent Nevada businesswoman who found the courage to overcome her shame about the trauma she’d kept hidden for 38 years.


The story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, who became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989.


At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a noteworthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected intergenerational heroine and pop culture icon.