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This is Why You’ll Love the Friday Harbor Film Festival

friday-harbor-film-festivalIf you’re looking for a great cultural event to attend in the San Juan Islands, then consider getting tickets to the Friday Harbor Film Festival. The fourth annual festival will take place from November 4-6, 2016, and will feature talented filmmakers from all over the world. The goals of the Friday Harbor Film Festival are to entertain, inspire, enlighten, and encourage through film. Therefore, the festival specializes in thought-provoking documentaries particularly about the people, culture, and environment of the Pacific Rim. This is a great event to attend near Tucker House Inn!

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Friday Harbor Film Festival 2016

The documentaries featured in the Friday Harbor Film Festival focus specifically on the Pacific Ocean and its Rim. Film subjects include island cultures, environmental issues, marine ecology, great adventures, and personal stories of individuals. This year’s schedule has been set and the venues are secured. On Friday, Nov. 6 at the Friday Harbor House or Saturday Nov. 7 at The Earthbox, you can see A Man with Stones, Night Ship, Threads, and The Mural for a total of 102 minutes of screenplay. Also on Saturday Nov. 7, you can see a different variety of movies at the Gubelman Theatre. These will also be shown during the afternoon on Sunday, Nov. 8. These titles include Breaking Through, Ghost Fish, My Ocean, Opal, The Man Who Fed His Shadow, The Rainforest, The Tree, and Wildlife.

About the Friday Harbor Film Festival

So, you’re thinking about going to the Friday Harbor Film Festival this year. Now what? Here are few basics that will answer some of your important questions! To see the films of your choice during the festival, be sure to plan your schedule ahead of timeArrive at the venue at least a half hour before show time at the chosen venue, where your wristband will be checked or punch card will be punched. There will be two separate lines for these two forms of admission. An all-access wristband will include all films and the Opening Night Filmmakers’ Gala. Meanwhile, a punch card enables the holder to attend either 1,5,10, or 15 films and may be shared between a group of people. The punch cards can range from just $8 to $120, while the wristband is $135. You can purchase your tickets in person at the San Juan Community Theatre box office, Film Festival office, or online.

Opening Night Filmmakers’ Gala

For a spectacular event, don’t miss the Opening Night Filmmakers’ Gala. This celebration includes delectable appetizers, beverages, and entertainment. You must have a wristband or special ticket to get into this exclusive event.

Stay at Tucker House Inn

During the Friday Harbor Film Festival, book your stay at the Tucker House Inn. At our charming bed and breakfast, we offer luxurious accommodations and wonderful amenities. Enjoy our friendly hospitality service, who will help you plan an ideal vacation getaway. You will also love our three-course gourmet breakfast each morning and dinner at our own Coho Restaurant. We also offer complimentary use of bicycles and kayaks and outdoor decks with barbecue grills. In addition, you will receive fresh-baked cookies delivered to you each afternoon! So, what are you waiting for? Book your stay today!

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