Best of the Fest announces February films

Submitted by Friday Harbor Film Festival.

Friday Harbor Film Festival’s 2022 BEST OF THE FEST continues to offer award-winning documentaries throughout February. Each week during February an audience-choice favorite feature film and short film, as well as the winning student films, will be available on demand on the website, Filmmaker Q&As recorded during the 2021 festival are available free throughout the month.

Tickets are available online. Each week’s feature/short film combination costs only $2.95. To support feature filmmakers, they will receive half of this fee.

The schedule for February is:

February 5-11

Feature – Whale Talk + Q&A (Volker Barth), sponsored by Friday Harbor Grand

Shorts– Vala North (Stephani Gordon), sponsored by Sam & Jane Buck; Generations of Sound + Q&A (Megan Hockin-Bennett), sponsored by Brickworks

February 12-18

Feature – Mission Joy + Q&A Panel (Louie Psihoyos & Peggy Callahan), sponsored by Barbara Fox Photokunst

Short –My Invisible Husband (Brent Eite), sponsored by Madrone Cellars & Cider

February 19-25

Feature – Zero Gravity + Q&A (Thomas Verrette), sponsored by Café Demeter, Explorers & Adventures Feature Film Award winner.

Shorts – FOCUS ON STUDENT FILMS: Nisqually Moving Forward Caleb Jacobson); The Living Sea (Ema Poposka), Student Film Award for Ages 13-17 winner; Out of Mind (Angelica Rosario), Student Film Award for Ages 18-26 winner; Sea Beyond the Glitz (Anna Maité Kaplan).

February 26 – March 4

Feature: Youth v Gov + Q&A (Christi Cooper), sponsored by Islanders Insurance, Things to Consider Feature Film Award

Shorts: If You Give a Beach a Bottle + Q&A (Max Romey), sponsored by Tina’s Place. Tales from the Hearth Short Film Award winner.

Attention Filmmakers:

To submit your feature documentary, short film, or student film to Friday Harbor Film Festival for the October 2022 Festival, read full details on the FHFF Film Freeway website, Deadline for feature and short films is June 1, 2022. Student film deadline is September 1, 2022.

Thank you to all the FHFF filmmakers, sponsors, and all who appreciate great documentary films. Check out everything on our website: