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HIFF 2009 Audience Awards

(TIE) for Best Feature:
PRECIOUS: BASED ON THE NOVEL PUSH BY SAPPHIRE
Director: Lee Daniels

BARBARIAN PRINCESS
Director: Marc Forby

Best Documentary:
PIDGIN: THE VOICE OF HAWAII
Director: Marlene Booth

Best Short:
AJUMMA: ARE YOU KRAZY?
Director: Brent Anbe

HIFF comes to Hilo, Hawai’i Nov. 6-8

We’re pleased to announce that a selection of films featured at HIFF 2009 will also be screening at the Palace Theater in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawai’i. They will run from November 6-8. Here’s the full schedule of films:

November 6

November 7

November 8

All ticket sales will be handled through the Palace Theater in Hilo. Advance ticket sales during Box Office hours only: 10:00am to 3:00pm Monday ~ Friday [except holidays] (808) 934-7012

UPDATE 10/29: BARBARIAN PRINCESS added to Hilo Schedule, HONOKAA BOY moved to Nov 8 at 8:00PM.

THANKS!!

I just wanted to say thanks to all who attended the festival this year. We had a great time and I hope you did as well. HIFF is over but we are still here getting ready for Oscars and Spring 2010.  I look forward to seeing you all at our next event.

Thanks for your dedication to the festival and a shout out to all who volunteered the festival could not happen without all your hard work.

The Drifter Q&A

State of Aloha Q&A

Warrior and the Wolf Q&A

WHITE THUNDER: GLACIER SURFING Cancelled

We have cancelled WHITE THUNDER: GLACIER SURFING and replaced this with a screening of the DRIFTER tonight 10/23 at 6:30pm.  Your ticket to WHITE THUNDER: GLACIER SURFING will get you into the DRIFTER tonight. If you need assistance with exchanging tickets or refunds please visit the box office.

Made in China Q&A

Lychee Thieves Q&A

New Screenings on Sunday, Oct. 25th

After our awards show, we added new screenings on the last day of our festival, Sunday October 25th. Here’s a summary of all the new shows (not included in printed materials):

10:00 AM – BARBARIAN PRINCESS (RUSH)
10:30 AM – RED CLIFF (RUSH)
11:15 AM – SHORTS PROGRAM #5 (RUSH)
12:30 PM – BARBARIAN PRINCESS (RUSH)
1:30 PM – CASTAWAY ON THE MOON
2:00 PM – IF I KNEW WHAT YOU SAID
4:30 PM – CHILDREN OF INVENTION
4:45 PM – PETITION
6:00 PM – HOW TO LIVE FOREVER
6:00 PM – EMPIRE OF SILVER
6:15 PM – THE JAPANESE WIFE – CANCELED
6:45 PM – BEST OF THE SHORTS PROGRAMS
8:15 PM – SNOW PRINCE
8:30 PM – BARBARIAN PRINCESS (RUSH)
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