Blog - HIFF40

HIFF HANA HOU Spotlight: Q&A with Aniston Eyre, Director of Audience Winner WAGON

By Nathan Lim | January 6, 2021

WAGON, a documentary feature directed by Maui-born and raised Aniston Eyre, received the HIFF40 Documentary Audience Award. This is significant […]

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HIFF HANA HOU Spotlight: Best Actress Ebony McGuire for WIRUN

By Nathan Lim | January 5, 2021

Within the creative confines of a classroom setting, one is expected to perform to a certain standard, while also contributing […]

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HIFF40 Recap: A Multitude of Cinema Through the Immigrant Lens

By Nathan Lim | December 20, 2020

Peering into an unfamiliar moment, without influencing its procession is a rare privilege. This space, often explored in immigrant-made films, […]

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HIFF40 Recap: XR and Engaging the Space Around Us

By Nathan Lim | December 20, 2020

Extended reality or  XR encompasses various modes of immersive media not limited to virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality. […]

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HIFF40 Recap: Film For Thought

By Nathan Lim | December 20, 2020

Tuning in to Zoom calls of casually dressed film directors, sharing laughter and conversation with HIFF staff members portrayed these […]

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We Have a HIFF40-For-40 Fundraiser Giveaway Winner!

By HIFF News | December 13, 2020

As part of our HIFF 40 For 40 Fundraiser, where our goal was to raise $40,000 by the end of […]

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HIFF Over 40 Years: When Strangers Meet

By Nathan Lim | December 6, 2020

A night out at the movies might precede dinner, dessert, and a walk through the mall or maybe a trip […]

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HIFF40 Recap: Inspiring Students to “Talk Story” Through Films

By Nathan Lim | November 30, 2020

The visual mediums of motion picture and animation betray an illusion of seamless, life-like fluidity presented through a director’s lens. […]

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HIFF40 Recap: HIFF Drive-In Revives the Theater Going Experience

By Nathan Lim | November 28, 2020

An ideal pit-stop for cooped-in families and quarantine joy-riders alike, the HIFF40 Drive-in Cinema was a much needed excuse to […]

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Celebrate Bruce Lee’s 80th birthday with BE WATER free screening + panel on November 27

By Nathan Lim | November 26, 2020

Twenty-six karate students circle the lone man. Hands flared open as he adjusts his wide striking stance, his eyes dart […]

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