Our Mandate

    • To raise the public’s artistic knowledge and appreciation of cinematic art by producing an annual film festival.
    • To provide a forum for students and the public to view, discuss and learn from documentary films of the highest aesthetic quality, and to increase their understanding of the art of filmmaking.
    • To enhance the knowledge and development of local and regional filmmakers by offering workshops on topics such as animation, camera technology, lighting, sound and editing.

Annual memberships to The Friends of Film Society may be purchased for $2 at the festival. Our membership list is a vital demonstration of community support for film education and outreach.

Consumer Protection BC

  • The Friends of Film Society of Powell River is responsible for operating in compliance with the Motion Picture Act and Consumer Protection BC.
  • To attend a Friends of Film Society of Powell River film screening (which may not have been classified by Consumer Protection BC), you must be a Friends of Film Society of Powell River member.
  • Membership is by annual subscription and is limited to persons who are 18 years of age or over.
  • Only members are permitted to be present at the place where a non-classified film is being exhibited.
  • The Friends of Film Society of Powell River’s mandate is the encouragement and appreciation of motion pictures as a medium of art, information or education.