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February Monthly Movie Night


Greetings fellow movie lovers! Please join us on the last Wednesday of every month for some independent film enjoyment. Our second offering for this season will be a series of Oscar nominated short films presented by ShortsTV on Wednesday, February 27th at 6:30pm. Tickets are just $10 per person and can be purchased at the door (inside the lobby of the beautiful Galaxy Theatres Luxury+ IMAX Gig Harbor). Members get in for FREE, so be sure to ask us about our membership options! Seating is first come, first served.

February Monthly Movie Night2019-02-03T01:09:04+00:00

72 Hour Film Competition 2019


Would the world be a better place if only you had the chance to share your message? Do your kids need a fun project and learning experience to get them (and you) through the rest of this cold, grey winter? The Gig Harbor Film Festival is offering filmmakers of all ages and experience levels the opportunity to make their very own short film! Registration is open until March 3rd.

72 Hour Film Competition 20192019-02-13T00:09:19+00:00

Annual Summer Fundraiser 2019


ADVENTURE AWAITS! We’d like to extend our heartfelt thanks to all who contributed their time, talent and enthusiasm to our annual summer fundraiser. We are sincerely touched by the depth of generosity we have received from our staff, volunteers, sponsors, donors, guests, and board of directors. Year after year, we seem to exceed our expectations for both fundraising and having the most fun possible while doing it. This event is vitally important to the continued growth and success of the Gig Harbor Film Festival, and we’re truly grateful to all who contribute. Your help has an immediate and [...]

Annual Summer Fundraiser 20192019-01-15T20:09:33+00:00

Holiday Movie Night


Come Eat, Drink, and be Merry With Us! In the spirit of the holiday season, we're changing our usual monthly movie night routine, and planning a potluck movie night party. We would love for you to share in the fun with us! Where: Gig Harbor Yacht Club, 8209 Stinson Avenue When: Tuesday, December 11. Food, beverages, and seasonal cheer will be shared from 6:00-7:00pm, followed by a holiday movie presentation. How: RSVP to this email by November 28 if you plan to attend. Please let us know how many will be in your party when you reply. Those who [...]

Holiday Movie Night2019-01-15T19:06:33+00:00

November Monthly Movie Night


Greetings fellow movie lovers! Our November Monthly Movie Night selection is Science Fair!  An audience choice award winner at both Sundance and SXSW, Science Fair has been hailed as “immensely likable, brilliant and quirky, an ode to the teenage science geeks on whom our future depends.”Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased at the door (inside the lobby of the beautiful Galaxy Theatre). Members get in for free, so be sure to ask us about our membership choices!Seating is first come, first served.

November Monthly Movie Night2019-01-15T19:06:38+00:00



BECOME A VOLUNTEER Gig Harbor Film Festival Volunteers are the heart of our organization and a vital part of our festival and year-round events. As the face of our festival, our volunteers go the extra mile to make GHFF the warm, friendly, and fun destination experience it is for filmmakers and film-lovers alike. Our volunteers enjoy opportunities to meet other movie buffs and filmmakers, see a variety of fantastic indie films, and contribute something great to the community. If you’re looking for a unique way to make friends and contribute to the local arts scene, we’d love to [...]


October Monthly Movie Night


Greetings fellow movie lovers!  Join the Gig Harbor Film Festival on Halloween Night! A screening of the classic Rocky Horror Picture Show will be presented at 9pm at the Galaxy Uptown Luxury+ IMAX Theatre in Gig Harbor. Audience participation is enthusiastically encouraged (please see below) Tickets are $10 at the door, Free for GHFF Members and anyone dressed in character! For more information about this and other fun festival happenings throughout the year, visit Seating is first come, first served! If it’s your first time to a screening of the Rocky Horror Picture Show, you’re in for a wild ride.  One of [...]

October Monthly Movie Night2019-01-15T19:07:28+00:00

Top 100 Best Reviewed Film Festival


We've received some very exciting news that we're thrilled to share with you. The Gig Harbor Film Festival has just been ranked as one of the Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals on FilmFreeway!   This means that our festival ranks near the top of more than 2500 festivals around the world! Yay, Gig Harbor! This success is a testament to the hard work and dedication of everyone involved in making Gig Harbor the place to be each Fall for filmmakers and film-lovers alike. We take great pride in the level of hospitality we offer our visitors and local attendees, [...]

Top 100 Best Reviewed Film Festival2019-01-15T20:27:58+00:00

Film Festival Wrap-Up 2018


THANK YOU! The 2018 Gig Harbor Film Festival was a sweeping success in every way! Our films included local, Washington, and world premieres from filmmakers around the world.  Audience attendance for our 11th year hit new record numbers, as we offered more screenings for films in multiple theatres.  From filmmakers personally presenting their films to the epic after-parties, we set a new precedent for the most fun we could possibly cram into a single weekend! As always, we are deeply grateful to the many dedicated people who made it all happen. We’re so proud of our community and [...]

Film Festival Wrap-Up 20182018-11-30T22:22:48+00:00