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WORLD OF WONG KAR WAI: The Ultimate WKW Mixtape

By HIFF News | February 9, 2021

We have invited some Wong Kar Wai super fans to discuss their love for the famed Hong Kong auteur’s work […]

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WORLD OF WONG KAR WAI: Mastery of Retrospection (Guest Blog)

By HIFF News | February 3, 2021

We have invited some Wong Kar Wai super fans to discuss their love for the famed Hong Kong auteur’s work […]

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HIFF presents Hawai‘i made short films at Aloha Drive-In at Ala Moana all February

By HIFF News | February 2, 2021

Aloha Drive-In Movies screenings are back! The popular drive-in event is presenting two films every Friday and Saturday at Ala […]

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February’s HIFF SELECTS: HOPE directed by Maria Sødahl

By HIFF News | February 2, 2021

For this month’s HIFF SELECTS, the festival programmers  are honored to present HOPE, Norway’s official entry to the Academy Awards […]

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

By HIFF News | January 20, 2021

We are honored to provide a special for-your-consideration (aka FYC) screening of KAPAEMAHU, which won the HIFF40 Made in Hawai‘i […]

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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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