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HIFF’s Cinema Partners

HIFF is proud to partner with these organizations to showcase emerging films from Asia and the Pacific, as well as top festival films from around the world.

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Ward Village and HIFF Present Courtyard Cinema

Ward Village, Consolidated Theatres Hawaii, and Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) present a new monthly outdoor film series, Courtyard Cinema, at the newly renovated IBM Building. Starting this month, Courtyard Cinema is entirely FREE and open to the general public and will feature a variety of films and entertainment for the community.

August 14th, Courtyard Cinema showcases “LE CHEF” featuring Jean Reno. A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group’s new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy. Don’t miss this chance to see the film for FREE! Request your tickets here.

HIFF 2014 Call For Entries is CLOSED

Submit your film today for the 2014 Hawaii International Film Festival, to be held October 30 to November 9 on Oahu and other Hawaiian islands. The next deadline is April 25, 2014 and the final deadline is June 6 for features; June 16 for short films.

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Recent Blog Posts

Must-see films during the final days of the Spring Showcase

We’re now entering the second half of the 15th Annual Spring Showcase presented by Halekulani. Our first weekend went very well and if you were too preoccupied by other events this past weekend -…

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5 Great Options for “A Date and a Movie” at the HIFF Spring Showcase

HIFF is a great location to take out a date. We’re serious! The age-old, gold ol’ reliable “date at the movies” is always a winner and the Spring Showcase has several options for the quintessentia…

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Sci-fi, horror, action, and more! HIFF’s Genre film line-up at Spring Showcase 2014

HIFF has an awesome line-up of genre films at Spring Showcase 2014. From heart-pounding action to futuristic science fiction, this year’s Spring festival is packed with exciting, fun, cutting edg…

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European films at HIFF, presented by EuroCinema Hawaii & HILuxury Magazine

HIFF is honored to continue its special relationship with Eurocinema Hawaii and HILuxury Magazine to present the best in European cinema at the Spring Showcase! Presenting 7 new titles from the UK,…

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Korean Cinema at HIFF Spring Showcase

Many of our Fall Festival attendees don’t know about our Spring Showcase, which is now in its 15th year, but HIFF has been diligently promoting emerging films from Asia, Europe, Australia, US, etc.

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HIFF Gift Cards Are Now Available

HIFF Gift Cards can be redeemed for tickets, memberships and more.

Call (808) 792-1577 or purchase online.

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Stay informed with what’s going on at HIFF by joining our email list. Updates are sent every 2 weeks & more often as the film festival approaches.

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2013 Award Winners

The full list of award winners and premieres for the 2013 Hawaii International Film Festival is now available. You can also watch the official festival trailer.

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HIFF is partnering with EuroCinema Hawai’i to create a festival within a festival.


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Upcoming Events

June 6, 2014
Call for Entries Feature Film Deadline

June 16, 2014
Call for Entries Short Film Deadline

October 24 – November 2, 2014
3rd Annual Creative Lab at HIFF

October 30 – November 9, 2014
34th Hawaii International Film Festival

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