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Volunteer

2018-10-16T03:08:33+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 [...]

Volunteer2018-10-16T03:08:33+00:00

October Monthly Movie Night

2018-10-16T21:15:28+00:00

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 www.gigharborfilm.org 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 Night2018-10-16T21:15:28+00:00

Top 100 Best Reviewed Film Festival

2018-10-16T03:27:11+00:00

WE ARE RANKED #45 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! (We're number 45, in fact;). 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 [...]

Top 100 Best Reviewed Film Festival2018-10-16T03:27:11+00:00

Film Festival Wrap-Up 2018

2018-10-16T03:27:26+00:00

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 20182018-10-16T03:27:26+00:00

September Monthly Movie Night

2018-10-05T21:34:50+00:00

Will You be Joining us for the 2018 Gig Harbor Film Festival?   If so, there's a good chance that by the end of September you'll be craving more great movie experiences.  Our September Movie selection, Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot starring Joaquin Phoenix and Jack Black, will give you just the right fix to look forward to. Tickets are $10 at the door and free for GHFF Members. For more information about our Monthly Movie Nights and other fun happenings throughout the year, check out our upcoming events.  

September Monthly Movie Night2018-10-05T21:34:50+00:00

Fly-In Drive-In Movie Night

2018-10-16T03:09:08+00:00

Fly-In Drive-In By popular demand, The Friends of Tacoma Narrows Airport and Gig Harbor Film Festival present the 3rd Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Movie Night! Gather your family and friends of all ages for an evening of great local food and drink, vintage planes and vehicles, and an outdoor hangar-side screening of the delightful film: Planes: Fire & Rescue. Pack your own chairs, blankets, and appetite for great food and fun and join us at the Juranich Brothers Hangar, Tacoma Narrows Airport on August 25. Gates open at 6:30 pm, movie starts at dusk, tickets are $5 each! [...]

Fly-In Drive-In Movie Night2018-10-16T03:09:08+00:00

Away

2018-08-09T19:53:38+00:00

An apathetic young woman and her boyfriend start to chafe against their remote highway haunt after making a brief but powerful connection with an open-hearted drifter.

Away2018-08-09T19:53:38+00:00

Soldier

2018-08-15T16:07:33+00:00

A troubled teen meets a mysterious runaway soldier and forges a deep friendship that changes his life’s trajectory in a single day. But who are the Soldier and his buddy Blaster, and where do they truly come from? Viewers who closely follow the subtle twists and clues are rewarded with two endings in one short film – one where young Daniel succumbs to his problems, and one where he overcomes them.

Soldier2018-08-15T16:07:33+00:00