Everett Film Festival: The 12th annual festival is Feb. 16-17 at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave. Features two days of 10 movies with a unique look into the lives of women through documentaries, feature films, animations and film shorts. Tickets start at $25, with discounts for seniors, students and military. Call 425-210-2939 or go to www.everettfilmfestival.org.
Diversity Film Series: The movies sponsored by Edmonds’ Diversity Commission are free and shown at noon on third Saturdays in February, March and April at the Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St. Arrive 15 minutes early. On Feb. 17, see “Off and Running,” a sociological documentary that takes intimate look at race, gender identity and the definition of family. On March 17, see “Mi Vida Dentro” about a controversial court case involving an illegal immigrant and the death of a young child. The final film in the series, on April 21, is “Out in America,” featuring stories of both prominent American LGBT figures and ordinary people from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. For a full synopsis of each film and to view trailers, go to diversity.edmondswa.gov.
Marine movies: Learn more about Puget Sound and global marine environment through the Our Coast Community Film Series. Through April 25. The series focuses on salmon recovery, river restoration and coral reef protection. Discussions led by film directors and marine experts. Learn how to monitor changes at local beaches through the MyCoast app. See “Return of the River” 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 28, Everett Community College, Jackson Conference Center, and 7 to 9 p.m. March 1 at University of Washington-Bothell, North Creek Events Center. More at www.snocomrc.org.
Edmonds Center for the Arts Film Cabaret Series: On March 15, see the 1999 film “The Buena Vista Social Club” with music by Alma y Azucar. On April 26, see “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” from 1961 with the Jake Bergevin Quartet. Cabaret starts at 6:30 p.m., with film screenings at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15, or $10 for just the movie. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.
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