THE DIRECTOR SERIES
Friday Harbor Film Festival’s annual DIRECTOR SERIES offers not-to-be-missed feature and short impactful documentary films highlighting subjects from marine ecology and sustainable agriculture to heroic adventures and social justice.
Films in our annual in-theatre festival in Friday Harbor (Oct 21-30), Our Director Series, Best of the Fest, and other special events throughout the year highlight subjects and topics in three categories: Explorers & Adventures, Things to Consider, and Tales from the Heart.
EXPLORERS AND ADVENTURES
These films follow amazing people exploring our world. They showcase adventurous people on scientific and exploratory expeditions into remote areas of the planet – on land and in the sea.
Watch these to become aware of cutting-edge ideas and to revel in the exploits of others.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
These films explore the challenges we all face in the world, urging viewers to take action to solve problems. Topics range widely, including the impact of climate change, health concerns, the plight of wild animals, science, innovative gardening, and political action. Watch these to learn and be motivated to get involved.
TALES FROM THE HEART
These films tell human-interest stories. They describe extraordinary achievements, the beauty of nature, people who overcome adversity, or efforts to create a better world. Some feature interviews with amazing people. Others showcase the arts. Watch these for both information and inspiration.