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EuroCinema Hawaii

Selection of European films at HIFF, presented by EuroCinema

HIFF and EuroCinema Hawaii are honored to present an impressive lineup of European films at this fall’s festival! The program boasts 11 titles total, with films from Germany, France, Italy, Norway, Switzerland, the UK, and Belgium. Some big name stars to look out for include Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Timothy Spall, Marion Cotillard, and Keira Knightley. For our Centerpiece Film, HIFF and EuroCinema Hawaii have proudly selected the much-buzzed about film THE IMITATION GAME, whic…

HIFF 2013 Award Winners Announced

Update 10/23: Hawaii News Now Audience Awards announced!
Audience Award for Best Narrative
THE HAUMANA
Director: Keo Woolford
Audience Award for Best Documentary
DOCUMENTED
Directors: Jose Antonio Vargas and Ann Lupo
Audience Award for Best Short Film
DRESS
Director: Henry Ian Cusick

“We are particularly thrilled and honored that two Hawaii films were chosen as audience favorites,” says Chuck Boller, Hawaii International Film Festival executive director, referring to THE HAUMANA…

EuroCinema Hawai’i Free Student Rush Line

EuroCinema Hawai’i, the “festival within a festival” celebrating the finest films from Europe in partnership with the Hawaii International Film Festival, announces the ECH student rush line with free tickets for students.

EuroCinema Hawai’i will premiere 19 films this year. As part of their educational outreach, all  screenings will offer a free student rush line – any screening that is not sold out in the last ten minutes will offer a free ticket to any student with a valid…

Late Additions to HIFF 33 Film Program

We’ve been working hard to get our printed program guides ready (available now at the HIFF office, will be distributed ASAP), and in the meantime we added seven more films to the program for this year’s festival. The biggest addition is definitely THE WIND RISES (風立ちぬ, Kaze Tachinu), a new film from animation master Hayao Miyazaki, who recently announced his retirement. We’ve made this a second opening night film and tickets are $20 / $15 members. See more information about these new…

Full HIFF 33 Film Program & Schedule Released!

We have just announced the full film program & schedule for the 33rd Hawaii International Film Festival, October 10-20 on O’ahu. There may be some minor changes and late additions before tickets go on sale for members on September 20th, and the general public on September 24th. We will have printed program guides available next week, but for now browse the film program and schedule online. Our neighbor island films and schedule (Oct. 24-27) will be released soon.

Our selection of…

Film Program and Schedule Released!

As this year’s festival approaches, we’re pleased to present the full film program and schedule of the 32nd Hawaii International Film Festival. We have some really high profile films this year such as our opening night film from Australia, THE SAPPHIRES, our centerpiece presentation from the United States, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, and our closing night film from South Korea, THE THIEVES.

Also featured is our partnership with EuroCinema Hawaii, a festival within a festival. These ten films…

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