The ballots have been tabulated and the festival attendees of the 38th edition of the Hawaii International Film Festival voted SHOPLIFTERS directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda winner of Narrative Feature Audience Award
Hawaii International Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Hawaii International Film Festival
WHERE: Honolulu, Hawaii
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: HIFF started as a project of the East-West Center, an educational and research institution created by U.S. Congress and located on the University of Hawai`i Manoa campus in Honolulu. Jeannette Paulson Hereniko was HIFF’s Founding Director, from 1981 to 1996. In 1981, HIFF’s inaugural year, the program consisted of seven films from six countries which were viewed by an audience of 5,000. Today, HIFF is a premiere cinematic event in the Pacific and annually attracts more than 70,000 film enthusiasts from around the state, the nation and throughout the world.
The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) presented their 2018 Jury awards with The Best Made In Hawaii Feature Award going to BETHANY HAMILTON: UNSTOPPABLE directed by Aaron Lieber.
The 38th edition of the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) will present 187 films from over 35 countries, from November 8 through November 18, 2018.
2017 Hawaii International Film Festival Announces Lineup, Will Open with MARY AND THE WITCH’S FLOWER
The 2017 Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) will open with the enchanting animated film, MARY AND THE WITCH’S FLOWER
The 36th edition of Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) announced their Audience Award winners; the audience award for Best Narrative Feature went to LION, and the audience award for Best Documentary Feature went to THE EAGLE HUNTRESS.
MOONLIGHT, directed by Barry Jenkins is the winner of the Halekulani Golden Orchid for Best Narrative Feature at the 36th edition of Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF).
The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) celebrates its 36th Anniversary, and runs from November 3 to 13 on O‘ahu.
The 2015 Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) announced their Jury winners; the Halekulani Golden Orchid for Best Narrative Feature was awarded to director Shin Su-won (South Korea) for the film, MADONNA, and the Best Documentary Feature Award was awarded to CROCODILE GENNADIY, directed by Steve Hoover. “Storytelling from a woman’s perspective, marginalized individuals given a voice, revealing the harsh and violent reality in contemporary society’s in a well-written script with beautiful execution. Aesthetics and cinematography lends […]
Thriller PALI ROAD Starring Michelle Chen to World Premiere at Hawaii International Film Festival | TRAILER
The mystery thriller, PALI ROAD directed by Jonathan Lim, will make its world premiere at the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) on November 16, 2015 with an encore screening on November 21, 2015. The film has been nominated for the prestigious Halekulani Golden Orchid Award, which is bestowed upon the narrative and documentary films that best express artistic and technical excellence and promote cross-cultural understanding. PALI ROAD stars Chinese superstar Michelle Chen, TWILIGHT’s Jackson Rathbone, Sung […]