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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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March's Courtyard Cinema at Ward Village Film is WONDER starring Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson

February 20, 2018

The next Courtyard Cinema at Ward Village is set for March 8! Based on the bestselling and beloved book, WONDER is a true heartwarming crowdpleaser for the entire family and the young at heart. Starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Daveed Diggs, Mandy Patinkin and Jacob Tremblay in an amazing performance as our hero Auggie.

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Celebrate Lunar New Year with FREE Screening of THE MERMAID at Courtyard Cinema, Ward Village on February 8

January 28, 2018

Kung Hee Fat Choy! To celebrate Lunar New Year and usher in the “Year of the Dog,” HIFF is presenting a FREE screening of one of the most popular Chinese films of all time, THE MERMAID, directed by comedy genius and hitmaker Stephen Chow (SHAOLIN SOCCER, KUNG FU HUSTLE)!

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This Month's Courtyard Cinema celebrates the holidays with FREE screening of ELF -- Thursday, December 14

December 06, 2017

Mele Kalikimaka! To celebrate the holiday season, this month’s Courtyard Cinema will be a FREE screening of the Christmas comedy ELF starring the one-and-only Will Ferrell, Zoe Deschanel, Peter Dinklage, James Caan and Ed Asner, and directed by IRON MAN director Jon Favreau! Come watch this zany, holiday classic with friends and family and enjoy a film under the stars in the heart of Honolulu, Ward Village!

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