HIFF Blog

Interview with Kimee Balmilero about DA BREAKFAST KINE CLUB Stage Reading

By HIFF News | November 16, 2020

An ’80s classic with a Hawai’i twist: Five local high school students from Honolulu spend a Saturday in detention together […]

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HIFF40: 5 Asian American films to watch & 1 special birthday to celebrate

By HIFF News | November 14, 2020

With the focus of Asia-Pacific Rim cinema at the Hawai‘i International Film Festival presented by Halekulani, Asian American films are […]

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HIFF40’s Documentary Panorama: Check out these 5 compelling films

By Brandon Kubo | November 13, 2020

We are truly in a Documentary Renaissance with the proliferation of award-winning and compelling docs being distributed on multiple streaming […]

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Taiwan’s John Hsu: From avid gamer to machinima maker and major film director

By HIFF News | November 12, 2020

Filmmaker John Hsu, an avid gamer, turned this hobby with his penchant for black and slapstick comedy, into a foundation […]

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HIFF40: Watch these 5 engaging films from East Asia

By Brandon Kubo | November 11, 2020

Looking for some drama filled, action packed East Asian films at HIFF40? Maybe you’re itching to watch a suspenseful thriller […]

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