141 films/events

KEEP ROLLING
Hong Kong SAR China 2020 | 112 min.
Spotlight on Hong Kong | Documentary

From director Man Lim Chung, comes an intimate portrait of Hong Kong filmmaker, Ann Hui. Over her 40 year career, Hui has overcome great obstacles, faced difficulties head on, and fiercely pressed on...

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

THE KILLING OF TWO LOVERS
United States 2020 | 85 min.
Panorama | Drama

THE KILLING OF TWO LOVERS is a riveting and restrained autopsy of a marriage in free fall. David and Nikki have already separated, with David returning to his parent’s home. They both agree to...

Nov 8th 7:00 PM - Nov 8th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Nov 20th 7:00 PM - Nov 20th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

LANDFALL
United States 2020 | 91 min.
Film For Thought | Documentary, Environmental, Social Issues

This visually striking, kaleidoscopic portrait of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria criss-crosses the island to document the resilience of a community banding together to rebuild. A...

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

A LEG

Taiwan ROC 2020 | 115 min.
Spotlight on Taiwan | Drama, Romance

Taiwanese superstars Gwei Lun-mei and Yo Yang star in the directorial debut of award-winning screenwriter Chang Yao-sheng (A SUN). Gwei and Yang play a couple, who initially meet and fall in love for...

Sun, Nov 22 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

LOIMATA THE SWEETEST TEARS
New Zealand 2020 | 94 min.
Pacific Showcase | Biographical, Documentary

While confronting intergenerational trauma, Ema Siope battles a terminal illness. LOIMATA, THE SWEETEST TEARS follows the final years of the waka builder and captain, Ema who attempts to spiritually...

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

LUCKY CHAN-SIL
찬실이는 복도 많지
South Korea 2019 | 95 min.
Spotlight on Korea | Drama, Romance, Self-discovery

After the sudden death of the director she worked with for many years, 40-something film producer Chan-sil is now unemployed. Jobless, moneyless, and unable to find work in her field, she begins to...

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

LUMPIA WITH A VENGEANCE
United States 2020 | 108 min.
Panorama | Action, Comedy

17 years after the events of the first LUMPIA movie world premiered at HIFF 2003 to a sold out crowd, the characters of the cult classic are back for some more butt-kicking, arnis-wielding, and of...

Nov 7th 3:00 PM - Nov 7th 5:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

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

Fri, Nov 13 - 5:30PM  Consolidated Pearlridge

Fri, Nov 13 - 8:30PM  Consolidated Pearlridge

Thu, Nov 19 - 8:00PM  Ala Moana Drive-In

LUMPIA WITH A VENGEANCE CAST & CREW Q&A
2020 | 60 min.
HIFF Talk Story |

Missed this conversation? Watch the Q&A with the LUMIA WITH A VENGEANCE Cast & Crew HERE on the HIFF Facebook Page.  On November 7th after the Nationwide LUMPIA WITH A VENGEANCE Watch...

Nov 7th 5:00 PM - Nov 29th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

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

MADE IN HAWAII SHORTS PROGRAM
Various Directors | 280 min. | Plays with:

BEACH TO FARM, COLORS OF KAUA'I, EN ROUTE, KAMA'ĀINA (CHILD OF THE LAND), POI DOG LESSONS, INDIE ARTISTS: SKATEBOARDING, 38 MINUTES, CHARITY, HARANA, THE LONGING FADE, THE MAINLAND, BEYOND THE MAUNA, FINDING DOHI, KAPAEMAHU, KIPUKA - NEW BEGINNINGS, HAWAIIAN SOUL, LONGING FOR HAWAI'I, RED HOUSE, MAUNAKEA: SACRED MOUNTAIN, SACRED CONDUCT

The best MADE IN HAWAII short films. All Made In Hawaii Shorts will be available on watch.hiff.org for on demand viewing ANYTIME from NOV 5-29 in addition to select in-theater screenings.

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

MADE IN HAWAII SHORTS PROGRAM 1
Various Directors | 94 min. | Plays with:

INDIE ARTISTS: SKATEBOARDING, 38 MINUTES, CHARITY, HARANA, THE LONGING FADE, THE MAINLAND, RED HOUSE

The best MADE IN HAWAII short films part 1. All Made In Hawaii Shorts will be available on watch.hiff.org for on demand viewing from NOV 5-29 in addition to these in-theater screenings.

Sat, Nov 07 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sat, Nov 07 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sun, Nov 29 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

MADE IN HAWAII SHORTS PROGRAM 2
Various Directors | 64 min. | Plays with:

BEACH TO FARM, COLORS OF KAUA'I, EN ROUTE, KAMA'ĀINA (CHILD OF THE LAND), POI DOG LESSONS, MAUNAKEA: SACRED MOUNTAIN, SACRED CONDUCT

The best MADE IN HAWAII short films part 2. All Made In Hawaii Shorts will be available on watch.hiff.org for on demand viewing ANYTIME from NOV 5-29 in addition to these in-theater screenings.

Sat, Nov 21 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

Sun, Nov 29 - 3:00PM  Consolidated Ward

MAURI
New Zealand 1988 | 90 min.
Pacific Showcase | Drama

When she made MAURI, Merata Mita became the first Māori woman to write and direct a dramatic feature. "Mauri, "meaning life force, is loosely set around a love triangle and explores...

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

MEKONG 2030
Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam 2020 | 93 min.
Asian Showcase | Drama, Omnibus, Science Fiction, Social Issues

Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam: five countries straddle the mighty Mekong River, and their collective futures will be defined by its preservation. MEKONG 2030 is an anthology series...

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

MIDNIGHT SWAN
ミッドナイトスワン
Japan 2020 | 124 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Drama, LGBT

Nagisa doesn’t have an easy life, but she gets by working as a showgirl. She is transgender, which in Japan means limited job options. One day she gets a call, explaining that her...

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

MINARI
United States 2020 | 115 min.
New American Perspectives | Drama

A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, MINARI follows a Korean American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family home changes completely...

Nov 5th 7:00 PM - Nov 5th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Thu, Nov 05 - 7:00PM  Consolidated Ward

MLK/FBI
United States 2020 | 104 min.
Centerpiece Presentation | Documentary

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered today as an American hero: a bridge-builder, a shrewd political tactician, and a moral leader. Yet throughout his history-altering political career, he was...

Sun, Nov 08 - 8:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Wed, Nov 11 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Pearlridge

Wed, Nov 11 - 8:00PM  Consolidated Pearlridge

Sat, Nov 21 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

MOANANUIAKEA: ONE OCEAN, ONE PEOPLE, ONE CANOE
United States 2018 | 130 min.
Made In Hawaii: Visions of Hōkūleʻa | Documentary

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOV 16 - 29 | WORLD FREE - CLICK LINK BELOW FOR FREE TICKETS MOANANUIĀKEA: ONE OCEAN. ONE PEOPLE. ONE CANOE. celebrates the historic Worldwide Voyage that connected...

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

MOGUL MOWGLI
United Kingdom 2020 | 90 min.
New American Perspectives | Drama

Up-and-coming British Pakistani rapper Zed (Riz Ahmed) has finally gotten his big break, landing a gig as the opening act for a major star. However, after arriving home in his native London to see...

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

MOVING ON
남매의 여름밤
South Korea 2019 | 105 min.
Spotlight on Korea | Drama

After the divorce of Okju and Dongju’s parents, their father decides to move his family in with their grandfather. Their move-in is not just about caring for a feeble man but keeping themselves...

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

141 films/events
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