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BEST OF THE FEST

FILM GUIDE

Explore the captivating details of each documentary, the creative minds behind them, and the unique screening events by selecting an image below.

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FEATURE FILMS

FEATURES
Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On

Buffy Sainte-Marie: From folk sensation to tireless Indigenous rights advocate over six decades.

Elemental: Reimagine Wildfire

Elemental: Reimagining coexistence with wildfires, using history, survivor tales, and expert views.

The Space Race

Untold tales of Black astronauts confronting NASA's racial barriers, redefining 'the right stuff'.

Common Ground

Regenerative agriculture, inspired by indigenous knowledge, mends our food system.

Mama Bears

Conservative mothers champion LGBTQ+ rights, spotlighting three pivotal tales.

Covenant of the Salmon People

Nez Perce Tribe fights to save Chinook salmon, confronting dam threats to their ancient pact.

Patrick and the Whale

Patrick Dykstra's bond with a sperm whale showcases marine intelligence and devotion.

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SHORT FILMS

Call of the Orcas

Chronicling Ken Balcomb's dedication to saving Pacific Northwest orcas, the film questions human-orca coexistence.

PUPS

Island center saves baby seals amid a government proposal for culling considerations.

The Last Act

An actress in her 90s rethinks life, seeks retirement home after facing personal limits.

Island Marble Butterfly

A deep dive into San Juan Island's unique butterfly conservation for the endangered island marble.

She Marches in Chinatown

Since 1952, Seattle's unique drill team symbolizes Asian American pride amidst change.

Our Sacred Obligation

Yurok Tribe fights colonization, restoring Klamath River and its sacred salmon.

The Bench

Driftwood's voyage to a bench mirrors our life's unforeseen paths and transformations.

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