You truly are a super hero of the arts. That’s no exaggeration.
You understand, more than anyone else, how important arts are to the robust health and happiness of our community. Your vision and support each year ensures that the show will go on.
Your support has put PTFF and Port Townsend on the map as one of the best film festivals in the United States. Even Variety magazine thinks so.
Your underwriting also covers a mission near and dear to our hearts:
During the year, we bring documentary filmmakers, one at a time, and take them to local schools, colleges and fellowships to offer hope and solutions for some of our community’s toughest challenges, such as PTSD, homelessness, abuse, autism and even suicide.
You also understand the power of film to inspire hope (and solutions) when things look hopeless.
As a patron of the arts, you also know that your support helps pay year- round costs for PTFF, such as April’s Women & Film weekend, our Film Fellowship, scholarships for film students and support for community projects–when even paying the rent can be staggering for an arts organization.
Speaking of staggering costs: We now begin rounds of negotiation with Hollywood agents—and let me tell you, they’re a tough bunch.
For example, a few years ago, we were poised to sign a contract with a star in July. But, at the last minute, she accepted a casting call for Star Wars. Imagine that! And in 2015, we were shocked when both Beau Bridges and Chris Cooper said yes (then you helped pay them both).
Why would a film professional, sometimes paid thousands per day for their time, even consider us? Because your support has allowed us to grow into a solid, trustworthy, arts organization that delivers what it promises.
You truly are the superhero of our Festival story.
It’s easy to donate. Just click the pink button below to our secure Paypal site.