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Behind the Scenes with Executive Producer Kyle Irving: A Special Screening of BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE: CARRY IT ON

This Friday, February 16th, at 7 PM, the Friday Harbor Film Festival (FHFF) is thrilled to present a special screening of the acclaimed documentary "BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE: CARRY IT ON." This remarkable film will be shown for free at the San Juan Island Grange, offering an open invitation to all who wish to delve into the extraordinary life of Buffy Sainte-Marie, a luminary in music, art, and activism. No tickets or RSVPs are required for this event, making it an accessible opportunity for everyone to explore the impactful narrative of an iconic figure.

The image is a split-screen graphic. On the left side, there's a colorful poster for the documentary "Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On," featuring a stylized image of Buffy Sainte-Marie with a vibrant, rainbow-colored design. The right side shows Kyle Irving, identified as the Executive Producer, during a video call, with a window with filmstrips in the background. This setup suggests a promotional or discussion context related to the documentary.

In addition to the film, Kyle Irving, the executive producer of the film and a distinguished partner in Eagle Vision, although unable to attend the screening due to travel commitments, has left a unique mark on the event. Last week, Irving engaged in a thought-provoking, pre-recorded Q&A session with FHFF producer, Norris Palmer. This insightful discussion centered around the making of the "BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE: CARRY IT ON" film, will be showcased directly after the film concludes, providing audiences with a deeper understanding of the creative process and dedication behind this documentary.

Kyle Irving, known for his visionary work in the film industry, has established himself as a pivotal figure through his role at Eagle Vision. His commitment to storytelling that resonates and challenges societal narratives has led to the creation of impactful cinema that transcends traditional boundaries. Eagle Vision's portfolio, rich with compelling narratives and groundbreaking projects, reflects a dedication to excellence and innovation in the film and television industry.

We invite the community and film enthusiasts alike to join us for this special evening. The screening of BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE: CARRY IT ON is not just a viewing experience but a journey into the heart of storytelling that celebrates the indomitable spirit of an icon. Followed by the enlightening conversation between Kyle Irving and Norris Palmer, the event promises to be an enriching exploration of cinematic excellence and the enduring impact of Buffy Sainte-Marie's legacy.

Do not miss this chance to partake in a night of film and discussion that honors the power of narrative to inspire and provoke thought. See you at the movies!


The image is a promotional banner for an event titled "2024 BEST OF THE FEST". It includes logos of sponsors, with "media sponsor CASCADE Public Media" and the KCTS 9 logo on the left, and the "presenting sponsor SaviBank" logo on the right. The background features a serene coastal scene with a lighthouse on a rocky outcrop surrounded by water, indicative of a tranquil and picturesque setting, likely related to the event's location or theme.

The 2024 Best of the Fest Series Presenting Sponsor: SaviBank; Media Sponsor: Cascade Public Media | KCTS9

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