Friday Harbor Film Festival has selected the top rated films of the 2017 Film Festival to screen at the San Juan Island Grange during 2018. Screening take place at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Admission is by donation. Film Society Members are free.
Tuesday, January 16 - Chasing Coral
Chasing Coral, the second film to be screened is also nominated for Best Documentary in the 2018 Academy Awards, the multiple award winning, beautifully filmed: Chasing Coral (directed by Jeff Orlowski), Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.
Filmed over three years, with 650+ hours underwater, this film includes footage from over 30 countries, and was made with the support of over 500 people around the world. WON Best Feature Documentary, Call to Action and Peoples Choice Awards at Boulder International Film Festival, Won Audience Award and Nominated for Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival.
Released in 2017 95 mins