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HIFF Ohana Sneak Peek: ADRIFT Advance Screening with producers and writers Aaron & Jordan Kandell in attendance

May 18, 2018

HIFF is proud to present a special advance screening of the real survival-on-the-sea film ADRIFT starring Shailene Woodley (THE DESCENDANTS, THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, DIVERGENT) and Sam Claflin. Directed by Baltasar Kormákur (EVEREST, 2 GUNS, 101 REYKVJAVIK, and co-written and produced by Hawaii’s own Aaron and Jordan Kandell, this rip-roaring adventure at sea, based on a incredible true story, represents the Hollywood-worthy talent that is coming from the Islands. The Kandells will be in attendance to participate in a post-film Q&A!

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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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HIFF 2017 Members Sneak Peek: Free Screening of Sean Baker’s THE FLORIDA PROJECT on October 11

September 26, 2017

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