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Oscar Night America 2009 Press Release

HAWAII’S OFFICIAL OSCAR NIGHT® PARTY BENEFITING HAWAII INT’L FILM FESTIVAL TO BE HELD AT NEWLY RESTORED ROYAL HAWAIIAN HOTEL

HONOLULU – The iconic Royal Hawaiian Hotel, known as a luxurious holiday haven for the rich and famous, is rolling out the red carpet for the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s biggest night. Guests are invited to experience the thrill of the 81st Academy Awards® on Sunday February 22, 2009, at the Hawaii International Film Festival’s (HIFF) very own Oscar Night®…

Gone Shopping Q&A Session

Q&A session for Gone Shopping, with director Li Lin Wee and actress Sonya Nair. This Q&A session was filmed on October 11, 2008 at the 28th annual Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival.

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Video shot and edited by Christopher Hall – See more videos on HIFF’s YouTub…

Noho Hewa Q&A Session

Q&A session for Noho Hewa: The Wrongful Occupation of Hawai’i, with director Anne Keala Kelly. This Q&A session was filmed on October 13, 2008 at the 28th annual Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival.

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Video shot and edited by Christopher Hall – See more videos on HIFF’s YouTub…

Shiro’s Head Q&A Session

Q&A session for Shiro’s Head, with co-directors Kel & Don Muna. Shiro’s Head is one of the first films to come from Guam. This Q&A session was filmed on October 13, 2008 at the 28th annual Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival.

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Video shot and edited by Christopher Hall – See more videos on HIFF’s YouTub…

Morning Comes So Soon Q&A Session

Q&A session for Morning Comes So Soon, a film directed by Aaron Condon. Bob Balos, the key grip, was also in attendance. Morning Comes So Soon is one of the first films to come from the Marshall Islands. This Q&A session was filmed on October 11, 2008 at the 28th annual Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival.

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Video shot and edited by Christopher…

Dirty Hands Q&A Session

Q&A session for Dirty Hands: The Art and Crimes of David Choe, a film by Harry Kim. This was filmed on October 13, 2008 at the 28th annual Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival.

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Video shot and edited by Christopher…

Patsy Mink Q&A Session

Q&A session for Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority, a film by Kimberlee Bassford. This was filmed on October 12, 2008 at the Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival.

Video shot and edited by Christopher…

Call for Entries is now Open

We just opened our Call for Entries season, for the 2009 Hawaii International Film Festival. Please visit our entries page for details, including deadline and fee schedules. Entries are only being accepted online this year, and you can either submit through Withoutabox or our own film submission form.

Save the date for Oscar Night America

HIFF’s annual Oscar Night America party will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2009. Watch a live telecast of the 81st Academy Awards, participate in a…

Metal Samurai Q&A Session

This is the Q&A session that followed the screening of Metal Samurai on October 10, 2008. The guest filmmakers are: Ryosuke Kanesaki (Screen Writer/Director), Kazutaka Fukushima (Producer), Mr. Kasakura (Columbia Entertainment)

Video shot and edited by Christopher…

Finding Aloha Q&A Session

Here’s a video of the short Q&A session that occurred after the screening of Finding Aloha – The Movie on October 10th. We’ll have more videos soon, so enjoy!

Video shot and edited by Christopher…

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