Blog - Spring Showcase 2019

Japan Fest kicks off at 2019 HIFF Spring Showcase

March 12, 2019

In 2019, for the first time, HIFF will have program sections at the HIFF Spring Showcase, and this will include the first ever JapanFest! JapanFest has been designed to bring you the latest and greatest Japanese films from the winter and spring season. For this inaugural edition of JapanFest we’ve got an amazing line-up of 8 films, including drama, comedy, romance, foodie films, and even a spooky late addition horror title announcing later this week!

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Foodie films at the 2019 HIFF Spring Showcase

March 11, 2019

Foodie films are wildly popular at HIFF, initiating many of our audience members to hit up a ramen shop or sake bar post-screenings. For the HIFF Spring Showcase, we have three films with food as a primary element to their stories. So, if you are in the mood for Japanese soba, Korean fried chicken, or farm-to-table dining, then we have a selection of films that will make your stomach grumble!

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PACIFIC FOCUS includes two new films straight from Sundance

March 11, 2019

PACIFIC FOCUS is a new section of this year’s HIFF Spring Showcase spotlighting the latest in Pacific Islander-driven cinematic works. It is an extension of the “Pacific Showcase” we have annually during the Fall Festival, which is presented by Pacific Islanders in Communications. Three films, including two that just had their Sundance premieres, will screen at HIFF Spring Showcase.

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22nd HIFF Spring Showcase presented by Halekulani Film Lineup includes latest Sundance plus special focuses on Japan, South Korea and the Pacific

March 09, 2019

The 22nd Annual HIFF Spring Showcase presented by Halekulani is here! Taking place from April 5 to the 14 at Regal Dole Cannery Theaters in Honolulu, the Spring Showcase is HIFF's annual 'mini-festival', showcasing some of the best Spring season films from across the globe. Like the main festival in November the Spring Showcase presents a broad spectrum of film festival hits and advance screenings of upcoming indie film releases and will include 30 films from 13 countries.

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