HIFF37 presented by Halekulani is here! Taking place from November 2 through 12 on Oahu and November 16 - 19 on the Big Island and Kauai, HIFF37 presented by Halekulani is the premiere cultural event of the State of Hawaii and the film festival of record of cinematic works from the Asia-Pacific Rim including new films from indigenous cinema artists of the Pacific. A bridge between “East and West,” the Festival will screen 160 films from 45 countries — ranging from festival favorites from Sundance, Cannes, and Toronto (Gala Presentations), special sidebars on the environment (Green Screen), culinary cinema (Eat.Drink.Film.), Asian genre cinema (Fantastic Asia), and new animated features from Japan (Planet Anime). The Festival will also feature new works from Pacific Islander cinema artists (Pacific Showcase), and a newly minted competition section for locally-based films (Made in Hawaii). The mission of HIFF37 presented by Halekulani is to entertain, enlighten and inspire.
HIFF37 Box-Office opens on October 13 for HIFF Ohana members and October 16 for general public. For more info, go to the HIFF Box-Office site.