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2022 Hawaiʻi Youth Social Justice Film Fest

Hawai‘i Women in Films presents: 2022 Hawaiʻi Youth Social Justice Film Fest Through its roster of films produced during this year’s Social Justice themed youth filmmaking programs,  the Fest will spark conversations on pressing topics impacting our communities. The Festival will run Saturday, December 10, 2022 and Sunday, December 11, 2022. We have two programs. …

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HIFF Talk Story FREE Industry Panels you should check out

Aside from exhibiting films from all over the world, HIFF also has a rich offering of panels and workshops called HIFF TALK STORY. Better yet, they’re all FREE. Are you an active member of the local film industry or just a film fan? Are you a consumer of all things content and want to learn …

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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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FREE Films/Events at HIFF41 includes XR, Bishop Museum ‘Ohana Day, Keiki Films & HIFF Talks

As a non-profit, cultural organization, HIFF’s mission is to be as inclusive as possible for film enthusiasts, from keiki to seniors, to be engaged, entertained and inspired. Every year, the Festival offers a myriad of film screenings, family-friendly content, panels and workshops and a major XR showcase ALL FOR FREE. All in all, HIFF41 presents …

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Sterlin Harjo & Indigenous Filmmakers Spotlight at HIFF41

November is American Indian Heritage Month and its only apropos that we celebrate the works of First Nations filmmakers, including Pasifika and Kanaka Maoli artists, at #HIFF41. We continue our annual partnership with Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) with PACIFIC SHOWCASE, presenting new features and shorts from Pacific Islander filmmakers, as well as Hawaiian filmmaking …

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Revisiting HIFF’s Q&A with just announced Nobel prize honoree Maria Ressa

The news earlier this week that Rappler founder and embattled journalist Maria Ressa became the first Filipino to be awarded the prestigious Nobel peace prize was greeted by human rights activists around the world. The award has put a spotlight on the struggle of journalists and activists fighting President Rodrigo Duterte’s attacks on press freedom. …

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HoMA partners with Sundance Film Festival 2021 to present free virtual programs to support Hawai‘i films

HIFF is honored to support the Honolulu Museum of Art (HoMA), the official #SatelliteScreen partner for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. This year, we celebrate a major milestone for Hawaiʻi cinema: for the first time, two Hawaiʻi films have been selected for the Festival—THIS IS THE WAY WE RISE directed  Ciara Lacy, which world premiered …

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FYC: Watch award-winning KAPAEMAHU on HIFF Streaming Service through February 20

We are honored to provide a special for-your-consideration (aka FYC) screening of KAPAEMAHU, which won the HIFF40 Made in Hawai‘i Award for Best Animated Film, and is currently short listed for Academy Award consideration in the Best Animated Short category. In the long and storied history of the Academy Awards, Hollywood and the entertainment industry …

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RSVP for free virtual screening of MINARI + Q&A moderated by Sandra Oh on January 13 to celebrate Korean American Day

On Wednesday, January 13, celebrate Korean American Day with the cast & crew of MINARI. This special virtual screening will be followed by a conversation moderated by Golden Globe winner Sandra Oh (KILLING EVE). Join us for this special advance screening and Q&A for MINARI, in this special return engagement after the Hawai‘i premiere as …

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