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2nd Annual Samish Film Festival

  • Date: Jun 28, 2019 05:00 PM - Jun 29, 09:00 PM
  • Address: 4701 Fidalgo Bay Rd
  • Location: Anacortes, WA, 98221
  • Contact: Allison
  • Email: acoonc@samishtribe.nsn.us
  • Phone: 360-726-3857
  • How to find us: Fidalgo Bay Resort
Join us for two evenings of films and documentaries focused on native stories! The shows start Friday and Saturday at 5:00 pm. Feel free to bring a low-backed camping chair or anything else comfortable to sit on. Hearty snacks will be provided. Please RSVP so we can save you a seat. This event is open to the public.

Friday, June 28 Films

5:00 More Than Frybread - 22 Arizona tribal representatives convene in Flagstaff, Arizona to compete for the first ever annual State of Arizona frybread championship.

6:45 Blackfish - A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales.

Saturday, June 29 Films
5:00 Teachings of the Tree People - "The trees were our first teachers." Nationally acclaimed artist and Skokomish tribal leader, Gerald Bruce Miller (subiyay) interpreted the sacred teachings of the natural world to anyone who wanted to learn. This gentle and generous film is the parting gift of a great teacher, artist and orator.

5:45 DreamKeeper - Grandfather is a storyteller, and manages to talk his grandson Shane into driving him and his pony from South Dakota to Albuquerque, New Mexico for the Gathering of Nations. Along the way, the stories Grandfather tells Shane come to life, weaving a central story of transformation and vision quest along with stories of the various first peoples from the Haudenosaunee on the East Coast, to the Chinook people of the Pacific Northwest, and the many first peoples in between.