Aaron Hansen

Operations Manager + Guest Services Director

MRS. NOISY | Q&A with Chihiro Amano & HIFF Programmer, Anna Page

MRS. NOISY Director: Chihiro Amano Cast: Yukiko Shinohara, Yoko Ootaka, Takuma Nagao, Chise Niitsu, Taichi Miyazaki, Raiki Yonemoto Language: Japanese with English subtitles Synopsis: A small quarrel between two neighbors quickly snowballs into a major internet frenzy. Based on a brilliant script by the writer director Chihiro Amano, this modern-day comedy takes an unexpected turn …

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RSVP to HIFF's Oscar Watch Party

Dan Connell’s 19 Haikus from HIFF Oscar Night

I. 94th Oscars cut eight wins for time, still ran over three hours. shadowed by a slap. II. CODA (Best Picture, Adapted Screenplay) utterly sold by powerhouse performances, nothing short of sweet. III. Dune (6 Visual and Sound Awards) celestial awe! groundbreaking score, sight, and sound. can’t wait for part two. IV. Jane Campion (Best …

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Nia Tero’s Kin Theory Database for Global Indigenous Creatives

Nia Tero Launches Kin Theory Database for Global Indigenous Creatives  //by Jessica Ramirez, Creative Producer, Nia Tero   After almost three years of dreaming, website development, and community building, Nia Tero is proud to announce the launch of Kin Theory, a global database for Indigenous creatives. Media makers from around the world who identify as Indigenous are …

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HIFF41 MADE IN HAWAII Shorts 1

FREE HIFF SCREENINGS: MADE IN HAWAI‘I SHORTS & AFTER YANG

FREE SCREENING: MADE IN HAWAI‘I SHORTS Consolidated Theatres Kapolei – Feb 18th, 6 PM To help kick off the reopening of the newly renovated Consolidated Theatres Kapolei, we are hosting a special hana hou screening of our Made In Hawai‘i Shorts Program 1: ALA MOANA BOYS, KA HO‘I – THE RETURN, RIVER OF SMALL GODS, …

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SUBMISSION DEADLINES FOR 42nd ANNUAL HIFF FALL FESTIVAL

>>SUBMIT YOUR FILM HERE<< The 42nd Annual Hawai‘i International Film Festival Announces Film Submission Deadlines for 2022 Submissions open on February 11th, 2022 for all Narrative Feature, Documentary Feature, Narrative Short, Documentary Short, Episodic (Series), Pacific Islander Showcase Features, Pacific Islander Showcase Shorts, Made in Hawai‘i Features, Made in Hawai‘i Shorts, XR Showcase, and Hawai‘i …

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Consolidated Theaters: Angelika in Hawai‘i Program Returns

Consolidated Theaters is renewing its commitment to independent cinema in Hawai‘i with Angelika in Hawai’i, an ongoing partnership with the legendary arthouse cinema in downtown Manhattan, The Angelika Film Center. Two HIFF41 featured films will be making theater runs at Kahala and Koko Marina for the next week or two. Both of these films are getting …

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HIGH TIDE

FILM FOR THOUGHT: HIGH TIDE, DON’T HIDE

THOUGHTS / HIGH TIDE, DON’T HIDE: A Companion essay by scholar Jaimey Hamilton Faris //   The youth are our future ancestors. The Youth Climate Strike generation, who organized the largest-yet direct action for the climate in 2019, are especially important elders-in-the-making as they mobilize for their future families and generations to come. Emboldened and …

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