About Us

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2015 (87)The Powell River Film Festival, now in its 16th year of operation, is a registered non-profit society with charitable status. The Film Festival produces an annual event in February dedicated to showcasing the finest current releases. Our official name is the Friends of Film Society of Powell River.


  • Consumer Protection BC
  • Film Circuit
  • Powell River Council for Arts, Culture & Heritage
  • Tourism Powell River
  • The Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley

Please visit our LINKS page to find out more.

Submissions accepted

Want your film considered for our next festival? Send a copy and letter of introduction to our festival office by Oct. 31. Preference is given to films or videos made within the past year, that can be presented at the festival by the filmmaker.

Become a board member!

Come out to our Annual General Meeting and try for a spot on our Board of Directors. The time commitment is generally an hourly meeting each month September – May, and volunteer hours leading up to & during the festival in mid-February.

Want to volunteer?

Our festival owes its success to its many volunteers. Drop us a line if you’d like to get involved – and see a free film for your efforts.