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LAGGIES is this March’s Courtyard Cinema FREE Screening with Sundance alum film director Lynn Shelton in attendance

The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) and Ward Village are honored to bring in Sundance and SXSW alum filmmaker Lynn Shelton to present her latest film, the Sundance and Toronto Film Festival hit LAGGIES starring Keira Knightley and Chloë Grace-Moretz. The film will be presented on Thursday March 12, 2015 at the popular Courtyard Cinema at Ward Village.

Lynn Shelton is one of the most prolific directors working in the contemporary American independent film scene.  Her break…

Free screening of HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS at Courtyard Cinema, February 12

This February’s Courtyard Cinema presentation is the British feel-good comedy HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS, based on the popular award-winning novel. Comic actor Simon Pegg (SHAUN OF THE DEAD, STAR TREK, THE WORLD’S END, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: GHOST PROTOCOL) stars as a psychiatrist who travels around the globe to find the secret of happiness.
Synopsis:

Frustrated with his increasing inability to provide meaningful care for his patients, and feeling suffocated in his relations…

THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY kicks off Courtyard Cinema 2015 this Thursday, January 8

Happy New Year! We kick off 2015 with the first Courtyard Cinema Outdoor screening of the year (presented by Howard Hughes Corporation)! HIFF has chosen one of the biggest crowd pleasers, THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY, based on the best-selling book by Richard C. Morais and directed by Lasse Hallstrom (CHOCOLAT), starring Helen Mirren and Om Puri and executive produced by Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg.
Synopsis:
Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic…

New Media Camp 2014 Short Film: HOMECOMING: HO’I HOU

Seven local high school and college students were selected to participate in this year’s New Media Camp.  These seven—Christopher Ahn, Joseph Chang, Jacoby Cid, Dylan DiMarchi, Troy Enoka, Christian Guiterrez and Mari Otsu—met every day after classes, during the duration of HIFF, to collaborate together to write, shoot and edit a short film that was screened on the final day of the Festival. Mahalo to the following New Media Camp sponsors — AT&T, Pacific Islanders in…

Courtyard Cinema Screenings at HIFF 2014

The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) presents three additional Courtyard Cinema events this fall, including an exciting sneak peek of Pixar’s new animated film LAVA.

Presented by Ward Village and the Howard Hughes Foundation with support from Consolidated Theatres and Starbucks, Courtyard Cinema launched this past June with monthly screenings every second Thursday of the month.

HIFF presented by Halekulani returns for its 34th edition from Oct. 30 through Nov. 9 and…

Free Screening of Military Drama FORT BLISS this Thursday, Oct 16 at Consolidated Theatres Mililani 14

FORT BLISS
United States 2014 | English | 109M
Oct. 16 at 7:00 PM at Mililani Stadium 14 – Consolidated Theatres, 95-1249 Meheula Pkwy, Mililani, HI 96789

Free Event: There is no need to RSVP.  Screening is on a first come, first serve basis, and it is encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before the screening start time.

Synopsis: A decorated Army medic and single mother (Michelle Monaghan) returns home from an extended tour in Afghanistan to discover that the bond with her…

Join Us for I HEART HIFF on Thursday, August 28th with screening of Korean blockbuster KUNDO: THE AGE OF THE RAMPANT

 

Join us for a special private screening of the recent Korean blockbuster smash hit KUNDO: THE AGE OF THE RAMPANT (군도: 민란의 시대) , exclusively for our existing and new members on Thursday, August 28th at Consolidated Theatres Ward 16!  In addition, don’t miss this chance to get your discount on memberships and limited numbers of Flash Passes for the upcoming 34th annual HIFF (Oct 30 – Nov…

Free screening of TOP STAR December 17th at Hawaii Theatre

CONSULATE GENERAL OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA IN HONOLULU and KBFD present:
TOP STAR (톱스타)
Director: Joong-hoon Park
Starring: Tae-Woong Uhm, Min-Jun Kim, E-Hyun So, Joon-Hyuk Lee, Sung-Ki Ahn, Jung-Hwa Uhm

Screening: Tue, December 17, 2013 – 6:30pm – Hawaii Theatre
Free admission. Reserve your ticket online here. Ticket holders will be admitted to the theatre before non-ticket holders.
Update 12/10/13: All advance tickets to this screening have been claimed. A “Rush Line” will b…

Audition Opportunity at “Business of Acting” Panel

SAG-AFTRA National Asian Pacific American Media Committee and Native Americans Committee
Invite You To a Free Panel and Workshop
“BUSINESS OF ACTING: THE INSIDE SCOOP ON CASTING”
at Hawaii International Film Festival
SAG-AFTRA National Asian Pacific American Media Committee & Native Americans Committee presents an informative, interactive panel discussion and workshop on the acting industry taught by casting directors , professional actors and other industry experts during t…

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…

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