Blog - Programming Updates

HIFF Virtual Cinema: Watch these African American Films (Free for Limited Time)

By HIFF News | June 5, 2020

Many film industry supporters have come out in the past week to help fight systemic racism, advocate for police reform […]

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HIFF Virtual Cinema: SHIRLEY starring HIFF39 Career Achievement Honoree Elisabeth Moss starts June 5

By HIFF News | June 1, 2020

HIFF is honored to work with NEON on the virtual cinema release of the Sundance award winning film SHIRLEY, starring […]

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HIFF Virtual Cinema: FREE Screening of AUGUST AT AKIKO’S + Live Q&A w/ director Christopher Makoto Yogi

By HIFF News | May 25, 2020

HIFF is honored to host a return engagement of the Hawai‘i made and award winning film AUGUST AT AKIKO’S, the […]

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HIFF Virtual Cinema: DRIVEWAYS w/ director Andrew Ahn (April 24-26)

By HIFF News | April 10, 2020

We are expanding HIFF@HOME by partnering with various theatrical distributors to set up virtual limited theatrical premieres online. With cinemas […]

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Vilcek Foundation and HIFF Co-Star to Present New Perspectives

By HIFF News | April 3, 2020

For over 10 years, the Vilcek Foundation has partnered with the Hawai’i International Film Festival to bring innovative programs to […]

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HIFF@HOME: See “Best of HIFF” Short Films online and for free starting April 3

By HIFF News | March 30, 2020

The far-reaching impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the independent filmmaking ecosystem, canceling film festivals worldwide and preventing audiences […]

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Missed it at HIFF 2019? Watch them now on streaming or VOD

By HIFF | March 27, 2020

Running out of things to watch while you’re at home? Check out these top festival hits from last November’s 39th […]

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HIFF COVID-19 Update

By Gianni Minga | March 17, 2020

Aloha HIFF Partners, Sponsors, Supporters, Members, and Audiences, Since news broke about the coronavirus (COVID-19), we have been closely monitoring […]

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Film Fest Dispatch From Berlinale 2020

By HIFF | March 6, 2020

HIFF’s Director of Programming, Anna Page just recently returned from the Berlin Film Festival, a.k.a. Berlinale, continuing the festival’s programming […]

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Film Fest Dispatch From Sundance 2020

By HIFF News | February 7, 2020

In HIFF Programming news, last week HIFF Staffers Director of Programming Anna Page, and Gianni Minga, Director of Partnerships, attended […]

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