06-24 November 2019

Festivals & Events

Cinema In The Park

HIFF and Ward Village proudly co-present FREE monthly screening series


Since 2014, HIFF and Ward Village have been bringing top notch films, special guests, and fun activities to the Honolulu community with this amazing program. CINEMA IN THE PARK will be held the second WEDNESDAY of each month at Victoria Ward Park, 1020 Auahi Street, Honolulu, HI 96814.

Free tickets are required; please RSVP to reserve your place. 

When a film is sold out, you may still be able to attend the showing on a standby basis and would be allowed entrance after ticket holders, if space permits. 

Next Screening : Wednesday, November 13th | 6 PM



93 mn / 2019 / Hawaii Premiere 

Director: David STUBBS
Country: New Zealand

DAFFODILS is a bittersweet love story told with beautiful re-imaginings of iconic New Zealand songs, including tracks by Crowded House, LIPS, Bic Runga, Chris Knox, The Mint Chicks, Dave Dobbyn, The Clean, The Exponents, Darcy Clay, Mutton Birds, Th’Dudes, The Senators/Ray Columbus and the Invaders, The Swingers and Blam Blam Blam.

Leaving her dying father’s bedside, singer Maisie (singer-songwriter Kimbra in her big screen debut) rushes to perform at an indie music gig in town. But as she sings the opening song, it’s hard for her to ignore the heartfelt story she’s just been told – the story of how her dad met and fell in love with her mother, and how it all devastatingly fell apart.

As the night goes on, we see the love story of Eric and Rose (Rose McIver, iZOMBIE, THE LOVELY BONES) through Maisie’s eyes. From the time they meet in Hamilton in 1966 to their separation in the 1980s, we follow the bittersweet nuances of a couple’s life, expressed with contemporary re-imaginings of iconic hit songs of New Zealand artists including Crowded House, Bic Runga and Dave Dobbyn.


Reserve your free ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cinema-in-the-park-daffodils-tickets-77581435161


Grab dinner at the many great restaurants around Ward Village and bring it along with you to enjoy during the screening. Show us your receipt from any Ward Village restaurant from the date of the screening and you'll get access to special floor seating up front for the best views. Find food options at Ward Village here.


Note: Lawn chairs will not be permitted. A limited number of chairs will be available for those who do not wish to sit on the ground.

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