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HIFF41 SERIES Section features premium television from around the world

For the first time ever, the 41st Hawai‘i International Film Festival presented by Halekulani (#HIFF41) has included a SERIES section to highlight the convergence of film and television series in today’s streaming world. As the world sheltered in place for well over a year and a half, binging TV series on major streamers like Netflix, …

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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 Waimea Theater on Kauai, Nov 18-21

The 41st Hawai‘i International Film Festival presented by Halekulani (#HIFF41) will be heading to Kauai at the Waimea Theater from November 18-21. Highlights include new films from Okinawa (MIRACLE CITY KOZA), Japan (THE FABLE: THE KILLER WHO DOESN’T KILL), and South Korea (HOSTAGE: MISSING CELEBRITY). Another highlight is the hilarious family dreamed THE FABULOUS FILIPINO BROTHERS …

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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 In-Person Screenings at New Consolidated Kahala Theatres

HIFF41 returns in a big way by partnering with Consolidated Theatres with the majority of in-person screenings at the newly renovated and grand re-opening of Consolidated Kahala Theatres at Kahala Mall! Starting November 5th through the 14th, HIFF will be screening over 60 films, the newly refurbished and upgraded theater has been upgraded with state-of-the-art …

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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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