Section: Film For Thought

HIGH TIDE

FILM FOR THOUGHT: IN CONVERSATION WITH THE REBEL FILM COLLECTIVE | HIGH TIDE DON’T HIDE

This event is FREE and will be presented LIVE via the HIFF Facebook Page and HIFF YouTube Channel. RSVP below to receive a direct link for the event. As part of HIFF’s 2021 Film For Thought Program presented by the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities, join us for a special Conversation With The Rebel Film …

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THE ISLAND IN ME

THE ISLAND IN ME is a documentary feature that takes the viewer to the Polynesian atoll of Pukapuka, a unique place never before captured in film. With only four hundred inhabitants and ten meters above sea level, the atoll has stories to tell. The film follows two women who grew up here and return home …

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NIGHT RAIDERS

It’s the year 2043. Political factions had come to a head after a war broke apart North America. In that process, Canada joined the United States, caving to the argument that the alliance was necessary for survival of the Government (previously, known as the U.S. government), but it resulted in a civil war of rebellion …

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HIGH TIDE

HIGH TIDE, DON’T HIDE

Teens have been the leaders of far-reaching, rebellious movements for all of history. From Joan of Arc to the Vietnam protests, young adults have gritted their teeth and loudly demanded that change needs to happen immediately. In recent years, teens have begun advocating for institutional change regarding the climate crisis. In particular, a group of …

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KARMALINK

Growing up in the slums of Phnom Penh, Leng Heng has learned about the reality of his world, which is doused in poverty and constant fear of forced relocation. During the day, he plays with his rascal friends and helps his aging grandmother. At night, he dreams of his past life. After being awoken by …

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CROSSINGS

The Demilitarized Zone separating South and North Korea is the Cold War’s last remaining barrier. It is also a potent symbol of the Korean War, halted by armistice, not a peace treaty. For nearly 70 years, politicians have failed to reach consensus about this division, stoking tension and fear of renewed fighting, while continuing to …

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