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The Gig Harbor Film Festival Celebrates Their 10th Anniversary

Gig Harbor Film Festival

253-851-3456

operations@gigharborfilmfestival.org

Gig Harbor, WA – 2017 Marks the 10th Anniversary of The Gig Harbor Film Festival. More than 60 visiting filmmakers from around the world will attend the October 26th-29th event to promote their films, host audience Q&A sessions, and attend public parties at local businesses and homes. Two theaters at the Galaxy Uptown will run a total of 82 films throughout the weekend in a variety of genres.
    

The event kicks off on the evening of Thursday the 26th, with the Opening Night Film and After-Party at 7 Seas Tap Room. Films will screen throughout the day and evening on Friday and Saturday. Local film buffs will have the chance to meet and mingle with filmmakers and actors at the Filmmaker’s Reception on Friday evening at the Peter and Liz Morkill Residence. The event wraps up on Sunday with an Awards Brunch at The Hub, followed by re-screenings of audience favorites at the Galaxy.

Film Festival Executive director Jenny Wellman says; “This event is something Gig Harbor Locals can be very proud of. The 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, two theaters will simultaneously run full schedules of film blocks. As the festival continues to grow, Gig Harbor residents and business owners can look forward to the many benefits such a world class event creates.

VIP passes to all the films and parties, as well as a variety of customizable a la carte ticket purchase options are available on the www.gigharborfilm.org website. Film trailers and more information are also available online or by calling The Gig Harbor Film Festival office at 253-851-3456.

Gig Harbor Film Festival
3006 Judson Street, Suite 102
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
253-851-3456

www.gigharborfilm.org