14 films/events

Educational

ALONE TOGETHER
United States 2020 | 5 min.
Student Showcase | Educational

This short film was created during the lockdown by students from the media programs at Kealakehe Intermediate School in Kona and Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School on Kaua'i. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

BEYOND THE MAUNA
United States 2020 | 28 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Documentary, Educational, Family Friendly, Social Issues, Women

Beyond the Mauna is a short documentary about the controversial construction of a Thirty-Meter-Telescope (TMT) on the sacred summit of Mauna Kea in Hawai’i. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

COLORS OF KAUA'I
United States 2020 | 13 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Documentary, Educational, Family Friendly, Social Issues

A remote and vibrant community comes to life as they celebrate their first-ever LGBTQ+ Pride. Families, local leaders, and allies fight to transform themselves and the heart of the Purple Island.

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 21 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 3:00PM  Consolidated Ward

DOWN A DARK STAIRWELL
United States 2020 | 83 min.
Film For Thought | Crime Drama, Documentary, Educational, History, Politics, Social Issues, Women

When two peoples of color are pitted against each other in the gruesome coliseum that is the uneven criminal justice system of the United States, who wins? In 2014, Chinese American police officer...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

FINDING DOHI
Japan, United States 2020 | 26 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Biography, Documentary, Educational, Family Friendly, History, Social Issues, Women

FINDING DOHI is an intimate portrait of a woman separated by culture, language, and thousands of miles from a family she has never met. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

HE WA’A, HE HŌNUA
United States 2020 | 58 min.
Made In Hawaii: Visions of Hōkūleʻa | Educational

AVAILABLE NOV 16 - 29 | WORLD FREE - CLICK LINK BELOW FOR FREE TICKETS A one-hour program that pays tribute to the sweeping cultural renaissance that began in the 1970s and will continue with the...

Nov 16th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

IN EVENT OF MOON DISASTER
United States 2019 | 8 min.
HIFF XR Showcase | Documentary, Educational, Experimental, History

This program is FREE. Click the GET TICKETS link below to view this unique XR Program. In July 1969, much of the world celebrated the “giant leap for mankind” that the successful...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

KĀHULI
United States 2020 | 3 min.
Student Showcase | Educational

Kāhuli (Beloved Hawaiian Land & Tree Snails), once adorned native Hawaiian Forests abundantly. Over 750 species were documented through chants & folklore. Today less than 40 species...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

LONGING FOR HAWAI'I
United States 2020 | 21 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Documentary, Educational, History, Politics, Social Issues

In the face of colonial erasure, one ‘ohana’s journey into the past reveals a hidden history about the Lost Kingdom of Hawai‘i and its forgotten heroes. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

LUNANA: A YAK IN THE CLASSROOM
Bhutan 2019 | 109 min.
Film For Thought | Drama, Educational, Family Friendly

Musician Ugyen struggles to excel in his teaching career, despite having one of Bhutan’s more coveted jobs. He is in fact so unmotivated, that his superiors decide to give him a special...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

MY LETTER TO THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT
United States 2020 | 4 min.
DKII Future Filmmakers Showcase | Educational

My purpose on creating this film was to ask our president about the possibilities of having a "wonderful world" based on future Global Goal Initiatives. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

NO ALOHA FOR MICRONESIANS
United States 2020 | 6 min.
Student Showcase | Documentary, Educational, History, Social Issues

Video documentary depicting the injustices, discrimination, and health care disparities experienced by the Compact of Free Association (including Micronesian) islanders before and after their...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

ONE SQUARE MILE, 10,000 VOICES
United States 2020 | 0 min.
HIFF XR Showcase | Documentary, Educational, History, Social Issues

This program is FREE. Click the GET TICKETS link below to view this unique XR Program. More than 10,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated at Manzanar, in California's Owens Valley,...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

TUPAIA'S ENDEAVOUR
French Polynesia, New Zealand 2019 | 119 min.
Pacific Showcase | Documentary, Educational, Ethnographic, History, Social Issues

Lala Rolls’ fascinating quest to examine what happens to a Tahitian high priest and navigator when he travels across the Pacific – and further on towards England as a translator and guest...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

14 films/events
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