Genre: Arts

TICK, TICK…BOOM!

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (IN THE HEIGHTS, HAMILTON) makes his feature directorial debut with TICK, TICK…BOOM!, an adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, who revolutionized theater as the creator of RENT. The film follows Jon (Academy Award nominee and Tony Award winner Andrew Garfield), a young theater composer who’s …

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THE SALT IN OUR WATERS

Rudro, a bright-eyed artist from Dhaka, is en route to a remote fishing village in the Ganges Delta for his latest project. He travels with an enormous box of art supplies, singling him out as a city slicker among the rural population. Upon arrival, he meets a local imam, known as Chairman (Fazlur Rahman Babu), …

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reFASHIONED

In post-industrial Hong Kong, the landfills are close to capacity, neighboring mainland China has closed the door on importing recycling from other countries and consumer purchasing fervor shows no signs of slowing down in the region. reFASHIONED follows the stories of three entrepreneurial innovators taking steps to motivate the fashion industry to evolve in the …

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LOVE AND FURY WITH STERLIN HARJO

The NOVEMBER 11th theater screening of this film will be followed by an extended discussion with HIFF41 Honoree, director Sterlin Harjo. Discussion will be IN-THEATERS only. Films made from the outside that celebrate art made by modern Indigenous peoples, have a tendency to see the artists’ works through the oppressive prism of settler colonialism for …

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