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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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I HEART HIFF continues with special advance screening of SEARCHING on August 28

August 21, 2018

I HEART HIFF ends with an advance screening of the Sundance winning SEARCHING, the new techno suspense thriller starring John Cho as a desperate father who is searching for his missing teenage daughter by delving into her social media to find clues of her whereabouts before it’s too late. This film won the NEXT Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival and has thrilled audiences with its innovative take on classic Hitchcockian genre tropes, creating a gripping film set in our social media and online footprint.

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Post on social media about #IHeartHIFF and enter a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Hawaii Premiere of CRAZY RICH ASIANS presented by Hawaii International Film Festival

August 03, 2018

I HEART HIFF in August continues with the Hawaii premiere of CRAZY RICH ASIANS on August 7, directed by Jon M. Chu and based on the bestselling novel by Kevin Kwan. The Festival’s special advance screening and Hawaii Premiere will coincide with the Los Angeles Premiere on the same night! The screening is open to HIFF Ohana current members, but you have to express why you love HIFF and enter to win a pair of tickets!

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I HEART HIFF continues with special advance screening of CRAZY RICH ASIANS on August 7

July 20, 2018

The I HEART HIFF celebration in August continues with a special advance screening of CRAZY RICH ASIANS! See it before anyone else in Hawaii and is open to current HIFF Ohana members only. Just participate in our special HIFF social media shoutout and proclaim why you want to see this groundbreaking film by using the hashtag #IHeartHIFF! This special HIFF presentation will coincide during the same night as the Los Angeles premiere!

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I HEART HIFF Screening of THE MEG starring Jason Statham and Li Bingbing on August 2

July 20, 2018

I HEART HIFF is upon us! We kick our annual August celebration with a special advance screening of THE MEG starring Jason Statham and Li Bingbing! This unique take on the JAWS genre, based on the bestselling book, has an ancient Megalodon terrorizing beachgoers and only one man can stop him! This film screens exclusively for current HIFF Ohana members only, so make sure to RSVP!

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