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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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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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HIFF41 Announces Festival Award Winners

Hawai‘i International Film Festival Announces Festival Award Winners Best Made in Hawai’i Feature – I WAS A SIMPLE MAN, directed by Christopher Makoto Yogi Best Made in Hawai’i Short – RIVER OF SMALL GODS, Directed by Bradley Tangonan Kau Ka Hōkū Grand Jury Award Winner – DARK RED FOREST, Directed by Jin Huaqing HIFF Best …

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HIFF at Hilo Palace Theater on Big Island, Nov 18-21

The 41st Hawai‘i International Film Festival presented by Halekulani (#HIFF41) will be heading to the Big Island of Hawai‘i at the Hilo Palace Theater from November 18-21. Highlights include new films from Okinawa (MIRACLE CITY KOZA), New Zealand (HIGH TIDE DON’T HIDE), as well as from legendary auteurs like Jane Campion with THE POWER OF …

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HIFF at Consolidated Theatres Ka‘ahumanu on Maui, Nov 18-21

The 41st Hawai‘i International Film Festival presented by Halekulani (#HIFF41) will be heading to Maui at the Consolidated Theatres Ka‘ahumanu from November 18-21. Ranging from awards-worthy films from auteurs like  Ryûsuke Hamaguchi (DRIVE MY CAR), to encores of the Oahu Festival’s Opening and Closing Galas–WATERMAN and BELLE–and the directorial debut of actor Dante Basco (THE …

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HIFF41 Neighbor Islands Schedule (November 18-21)

The 41st Hawai‘i International Film Festival presented by Halekulani (#HIFF41) will also be heading to Maui, Kauai and Hawai‘i Island in Hilo from November 18-21. Over 25 films will be screening on three different islands, ranging from awards-worthy films from auteurs like Jane Campion (THE POWER OF THE DOG) and Ryûsuke Hamaguchi (DRIVE MY CAR), …

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The 41st annual Hawai’i International Film Festival Lineup

  HIFF41 presented by Halekulani: In-theaters Nov 4-14 on Oahu, Nov 18-21 on Neighbor Islands & Streaming Nationwide Nov 4-28 // The program includes 123 features, 100 shorts, and for the first time ever, a new episodic series program. Among the lineup are 139 Hawai’i premieres, 34 world premieres, 21 US premieres, and 11 international …

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WATERMAN (2021)

World Premiere of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku Documentary WATERMAN

41ST HAWAI’I INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (HIFF) PRESENTED BY HALEKULANI OPENING NIGHT FILM ANNOUNCEMENT | The Hawai’i International Film Festival (HIFF) presented by Halekulani announced today their Opening Night presentation of WATERMAN directed by Isaac Halasima. The film explores the role of sports in breaking societal barriers through Duke Paoa Kahanamoku’s journey and legacy as a …

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HIFF41 STD

HIFF41 at Consolidated Theaters

Hawai‘i International Film Festival is proud to partner with Consolidated Theaters to present HIFF41 for in-person screenings and filmmaker Q&As. This is our inaugural year working together for HIFF’s Fall Festival Showcase and we are very excited to screen films at Consolidated Theaters premium Ward and newly renovated Kahala Mall locations from November 4th – …

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