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Shorts Block Showcase: Conservation and Transformation Stories at SJI Grange (1)
Shorts Block Showcase: Conservation and Transformation Stories at SJI Grange (1)

Fri, Apr 12

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SJI Grange

Shorts Block Showcase: Conservation and Transformation Stories at SJI Grange (1)

Join us for an enlightening short-block film screening event that delves into the heart of environmental conservation and the profound journeys of transformation.

Time & Location

Apr 12, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT

SJI Grange, 152 First St N, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, USA

About the event

Join us for an enlightening short-block film screening event that delves into the heart of environmental conservation and the profound journeys of transformation. Witness the dedicated efforts to protect the Pacific Northwest’s orcas, the metaphorical voyage of a driftwood piece, the vital conservation of the island marble butterfly, and the critical mission to save baby seals. These documentaries showcase the intersection of human action and nature’s resilience.

Meet the filmmakers! The screenings will be followed by a Q&A with filmmakers in attendance.

WHEN: Friday, April 12, 7 PM

WHERE:  SJI GRANGE

This is a free event.  No tickets or RSVP are required.

 THE FILMS CALL OF THE ORCAS 

Directed by:

Jessica Plumb

2023, 18 minutes

WINNER: 2023 FHFF BEST ONLINE SHORT FILM

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

View the Film Guide

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 THE BENCH 

Directed by:

Sam Nuttmann

2023, 4.5 minutes

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

About THE BENCH

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 ISLAND MARBLE BUTTERFLY CONSERVATION 

Narrated by:

Trent Lieber

2023, 4 minutes

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

Learn More

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 PUPS 

Directed by:

Amy Herdy

2023, 28 minutes

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

Explore PUPS

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Thank you to our 2024 Best of the Fest Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor: SaviBank

Media Sponsor: Cascade Public Media | KCTS9

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