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I HEART HIFF is this Thursday, August 27: Watch MEMORIES OF THE SWORD and purchase membership/badge discounts

Watch the new Korean film MEMORIES OF THE SWORD (협녀: 칼의 기억) and also buy your Fall Festival badge in advance at a special one-time discount rate!

Join us for a special private screening of the latest sword actioner starring LEE Byung-hun and JEON Do-yeon, exclusively for our existing and new members on Thursday, August 27 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 t…

KUMU HINA this Thursday, June 11 at Courtyard Cinema

Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) is bringing back its 2014 Spring Showcase Closing Night Film, KUMU HINA, to Courtyard Cinema at Ward Village this Thursday, 6/11. Don’t miss this chance to see the film on a big screen under the stars, and for FREE! Special guests will be in attendance for a Q&A after the film.

​Imagine a world where a little boy can grow up to be the woman of his dreams, and a young girl can rise to become a leader among men. Welcome to Kumu Hina’s…

Free Screening of Sundance favorite RUDDERLESS at Courtyard Cinema, April 9

This April’s Courtyard Cinema film at Ward Village is the Sundance favorite RUDDERLESS, the directorial debut of Academy nominated actor William H. Macy. After a grieving father finds a box of demo tapes made by his now-dead son, he forms a band in hope of finding some peace.

Synopsis:
A grieving father (Billy Crudup) goes on a downward spiral after his son is killed in a school shooting. He comes across a box of his deceased son’s demo tapes and lyrics and is shocked by the discovery…

HIFF Spring Showcase 2015 Member’s Sneak Peek is WOMAN IN GOLD starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds

For the 2015 HIFF Spring Showcase (April 10 – 19), there will be an advance sneak peek of a new film and we’re inviting our HIFF Ohana members to attend this free screening! This FREE screening serves as a “mahalo” to our members by presenting a buzz-worthy, major film before its commercial release and to also officially kick off the HIFF Box-Office for the HIFF Ohana members.

We are honored to present the Hawaii premiere of WOMAN IN GOLD starring Oscar winner Helen Mirren and Ryan…

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…

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