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Spring Showcase 2009

Spring Showcase 2009 Survey

Did you attend HIFF’s recent Spring Showcase film festival in April or use our online schedule? We’d like your feedback, so here’s a link to a short survey. Everyone who completes this survey will have a chance to win a bundle of 8 tickets for our 2009 Fall Festival in October. There will be 3 winners, 8 tickets each. These tickets will be good for any film in the fall festival, except Opening Night, Closing Night and…

Thank you for a great Spring Showcase!

We’d like to thank all of our members, sponsors, volunteers, and especially our audience members who came to see our films. We had a lot of excellent films this Spring, and can’t wait to bring Hawaii more international film in the Fall. Our Fall Festival dates will be October 15-25, 2009.

We’d like to get your feedback and thoughts about the films you saw at our festival. Please rate and review films on our interactive program guide, or just leave your comments. Did you take advantage of t…

Ma’ili Land: Stories of Hope Q&A Session

This is the Question & Answer session held after the world premiere of Ma’ili Land: Stories of Hope. This is a Big Brothers Big Sisters production, working with kids from the Waianae coast of O’ahu in Hawai’i. BBBS worked with some talented people from the Academy for Creative Media at the University of Hawai’i to make these two short films and the “making of” featurette.

http://vimeo.com/4009544

Ma’ili Land: Stories of Hope Q&A Session from HIFF on…

Schedule change for UNMISTAKEN CHILD

We are rescheduling our showing of UNMISTAKEN CHILD on Sunday April 5th at 3:30pm to a new time of Monday, April 6th at 8:45pm.

If you have tickets to one of these shows, they can be exchanged for the later show or a different film if you can’t make it to the new showtime. Please contact our box office by phone at 808-550-8457, or come in person to the Regal theater lobby box…

New screening added for Volunteers and Members

As a way to say mahalo to our great members and dedicated volunteers, we have added a screening of DANCE OF THE DRAGON (shown at our festival last fall) on Thursday April 9th at 12:00 PM (Regal Dole Cannery theaters). This screening is for HIFF Ohana members & volunteers only, not the general public. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Members, please show your membership card to gain entry to this screening.

DANCE OF THE DRAGON Synopsis:
Tae (Korean heartthrob Jang Hyuk)…

GOMORRAH canceled; BURMA VJ screening added!

We unfortunately had to cancel our 2 screenings of GOMORRAH, because of a schedule overlap, the print will not be available. We’re looking for a replacement for the two show times that GOMORRAH occupied. GOMMORAH will be opening in Honolulu in early May, so you will be able to see the film then. We have added a new film called BURMA VJ, details about it are listed below.

BURMA VJ (DENMARK – 85min.)
TUE. April 7th | 9:15pm

Armed with pocket-sized video cameras, a tenacious band of Burmes…

Interactive Program Guide + 2 New Films for Spring

We’ve just launched our interactive program guide for the 2009 Spring Showcase. Be sure to check this, as it will have any changes or updates moving forward that didn’t get into the printed material.

We’ve added 2 new films to the Spring Showcase lineup!

YAMAGATA SCREAM (JAPAN – 115min.)
SUN. April 5th | 9:15pm

A lovelorn schoolteacher and her class of young high school girls are visiting a rural countryside in search of a shrine rumored to help people find true love. Little do they…

Spring Showcase film information posted!

We have posted a page with film information and photos from the upcoming Spring Showcase. So far we have 18 films, and will have between 20-25 by the time the festival starts. The schedule and ticket links are coming very soon.

Update March 4: Two more films have been added to our Spring Showcase. An animated film called Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone, and a Korean film called Marin…

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