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Celebrate Valentines Day and Lunar New Year with a FREE screening of CRAZY RICH ASIANS at Courtyard Cinema

February 08, 2019

Come celebrate Valentines Day and Lunar New Year with the groundbreaking romantic comedy CRAZY RICH ASIANS at Courtyard Cinema at Ward Village on February 14! Also, participate in Ward Village's social media contest for this screening and you could win VIP seats to the screening, complimentary champagne and chocolates.

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What’s FREE at #HIFF38

October 30, 2018

On top of screening some of the year’s best films from around the world and a bevy of exciting events showcasing great emerging talents, HIFF has an exciting range of free events throughout the festival to check out. From the HIFF VR Lounge at SALT on opening weekend, to student showcases and the Daniel K Inouye Institute Student Film Initiative, to a symposium on the state of indie filmmaking in Hawaii (coffee and donuts provided), to an informative panel discussion on the making of the 'ōlelo Hawai'i version of MOANA, to newly added free screenings of ECHO IN THE CANYON at Courtyard Cinema and the surfing film MOMENTUM GENERATION from HBO Documentary Films, we've got some great free events at #HIFF38!

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Just Added to #HIFF38: Awards hopeful THE FAVOURITE, Music doc ECHO IN THE CANYON at Courtyard Cinema and North Shore surfing documentary MOMENTUM GENERATION

October 26, 2018

Although the #HIFF38 film program is finalized, the film programmers still take opportunities to fill select TBA screening slots during the Festival. For the upcoming fest, we’ve added some last minute additions and they’re world-class films ranging from an Oscar hopeful with a brilliant performance by Olivia Coleman and the latest film from the director of THE LOBSTER; to the definitive music documentary about the groundbreaking rock and folk musicians that lived in Laurel Canyon and defined a generation through music; and a definitive surfing film executive produced by Robert Redford that looks back at the ragtag team of surfers from the North Shore that defined a sport. Better yet, two of these films are FREE TO THE PUBLIC!

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LOVE, SIMON screens at Courtyard Cinema at Ward Village on October 11

October 04, 2018

In honor of Hawai’i Pride Month, HIFF is excited to screen one of the funniest and heartwarming teen romantic dramedies of the year, LOVE, SIMON for this month’s Courtyard Cinema at Ward Village. With a 92% Rotten Tomatoes score, the film has been praised asa film that “hits its coming-of-age beats more deftly than many entries in this well-traveled genre -- and represents an overdue milestone of inclusion.”

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Foodie Film Alert! CHEF starring and directed by Jon Favreau is April's Courtyard Cinema Film at Ward Village

March 23, 2018

April’s Courtyard Cinema at Ward Village is one of the definitive foodie films to come out in years, CHEF, written, directed and starring Jon Favreau. An ode to foodie culture and how it has permeated our current relationship to food, celebrity and identity, CHEF is the perfect film to watch under the stars at Ward Village, especially with some of Honolulu’s brightest and delectable food trucks parked a few feet away. Screening Thursday, April 12!

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