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2018 Gig Harbor Film Festival
September 13 - September 16
The 11th Annual Gig Harbor Film Festival is September 13-16, 2018!
2018 marks the 11th Annual Gig Harbor Film Festival, and this year’s fest is stacking up to be the best yet. More than 80 visiting filmmakers from around the world will attend the September event to promote their films, host audience Q&A sessions, and attend public parties at local businesses and homes. Three theaters at the Galaxy Uptown will run over 100 films throughout the weekend in a wide variety of genres, including a family-friendly film block and several World and US Premieres!
The event kicks off on the evening of Thursday the 13th, with the Opening Night Film at The Galaxy, and After Party at 7 Seas Tap Room. Films will screen throughout the day and evening on Friday and Saturday, with hospitality lounge services for filmmakers and VIP Pass holders provided on site by Kiwanis of Gig Harbor. Local film buffs will have the chance to meet and mingle with filmmakers and actors at the Meet the Filmmaker’s Reception on Friday evening. The event wraps up on Sunday with an Awards Brunch at Ocean5, followed by another half day of film screenings at the Galaxy.
Film Festival Executive Director Jenny Wellman says; “This event is something Gig Harbor Locals and Puget Sound residents can be very proud of. Our organization is committed to educating, entertaining, and inspiring both audiences and filmmakers alike, while enriching the cultural and economic vitality of our community.” This year boasts an unprecedented number of films, and for the first time ever, three theaters will simultaneously run full schedules of film blocks.
VIP passes to all the films and parties, as well as a variety of customizable à la carte ticket purchase options are available on the www.gigharborfilm.org website. Full schedule, film trailers, and more information are also available on the website.