IT'S A WRAP! We want to thank everyone who attended yet another record breaking festival. Filmmakers once again brought an amazing amount of talent that truly entertained, moved, and educated audiences to the craft of independent film. It was a very full weekend of movies, parties, and fun. We look forward to seeing everyone back in 2024, the last full weekend of September as we do every year! Save the date for September 26-29, 2024! CLICK HERE FOR 2023 AWARDS GIG HARBOR FILM FESTIVAL 2023 It’s that time again! Come celebrate [...]
Our first offering for 2023 will be "Three Minutes: A Lengthening" on Monday, January 30th at 6:30pm. Three Minutes - A Lengthening presents a home movie shot by David Kurtz in 1938 in a Jewish town in Poland and tries to postpone its ending. As long as we are watching, history is not over yet. The three minutes of footage, mostly in color, are the only moving images left of the Jewish inhabitants of Nasielsk before the Holocaust. The existing three minutes are examined to unravel the human stories hidden in the celluloid. The footage is imaginatively edited to create [...]
Our April offering will be "The Worst Person in theWorld" at 6:30pm on April 25th. The Worst Person in the World is a modern dramedy about the quest for love and meaning in contemporary Oslo. It chronicles four years in the life of Julie (Renate Reinsve), a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is. Buy Tickets Here
We're Back for the 2021 Film Festival Season! We had to postpone for 2020, but we are in full planning mode for the 2021 season hoping to be as fun and exciting as our last record setting 2019 season. Please return for updates as we get further along!
GIG HARBOR FILM FESTIVAL 2020 We are working hard getting ready for that time again! Come celebrate and support indie film at the Gig Harbor Film Festival 2020 this September 24th-27th! Featuring over 100 films, this year’s festival will showcase the incredible work of over 100 filmmakers from around the world! In addition to the films, we’ll be outdoing ourselves once again with our post-screening filmmaker Q&A sessions and spirited parties, all of which are open to everyone. Mark your calendars for these 4 days of unforgettable fun, and stay tuned for links to the films, the official [...]
Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown. As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through. Even her dreams of love seem undimmed as she embarks on a whirlwind romance with Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband. Featuring some of her best-known [...]
The Gig Harbor Film Festival 72 Hour Film Competition offers filmmakers of all ages and abilities the opportunity to create short films in a single wild and crazy whirlwind of a weekend. Team leaders register their teams in the early new year for one of three age categories: 13 and Under, 14-18, or 19 and Up. Teams are encouraged to register early, as the competition is limited to 35 entries. All registered participants attend a required orientation meeting in early March, where they are given a crash course in competition rules, some basic filmmaking tips and guidelines from industry pros, [...]