141 films/events

MRS. NOISY
ミセス・ノイズィ
Japan 2019 | 107 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Comedy, Drama

A novelist Maki Yoshioka (Yukiko Shinohara) has been stuck in a slump. One day, she gets into a disagreement with her neighbor Miwako Wakata (Yoko Ootaka) over the beating of a futon. Maki feels she...

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

MY LOVER, MY DONKEY & I
Antoinette dans les Cévennes
France 2020 | 97 min.
Panorama | Comedy

Antoinette, a school teacher, is looking forward to her long planned summer holidays with her secret lover Vladimir, who is the father of one of her students. When she learns that Vladimir cannot...

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

MY PRINCE EDWARD
金都
Hong Kong SAR China 2019 | 88 min.
Spotlight on Hong Kong | Drama

From writer-director Norris Wong, MY PRINCE EDWARD examines a whimsical tale of freedom in marriage and self-governance in geographical residence. Fong works in a retail store selling wedding...

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

NEW AMERICAN PERSPECTIVES: A CONVERSATION WITH ROSEANNE LIANG
2020 | 60 min.
New American Perspectives |

Missed the Conversation? View the discussion HERE available now via the HIFF Facebook Page. On Friday, November 13, in partnership with the Vilcek Foundation’s New American Perspectives...

Nov 13th 6:00 PM - Nov 29th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

NEW ORDER
France, Mexico 2020 | 88 min.
Panorama | Drama

Set in a near-future Mexico City while protests rage, NEW ORDER focuses on a high society family preparing for a wedding when a former employee seeking emergency medical funds intrudes on the...

Nov 14th 7:00 PM - Nov 14th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Nov 25th 7:00 PM - Nov 25th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

NIGHT OF THE KINGS
Canada, Côte d’Ivoire, France, Senegal 2020 | 93 min.
Panorama | Drama

A young man is sent to “La Maca,” a prison off the Ivory Coast and deep in a remote jungle, ruled by its inmates. As tradition goes with the rising of the red moon, he is designated by...

Nov 13th 7:00 PM - Nov 13th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Nov 21st 7:00 PM - Nov 21st 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

ONE WORD
Germany 2020 | 83 min.
Pacific Showcase | Documentary

Because of the Marshall Islands’ unique geography, this island nation has been especially impacted by sea level rise as a result of human-induced climate change. And yet, its people are not...

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

PACIFIC SHOWCASE SHORTS PROGRAM
Various Directors | 214 min. | Plays with:

KAPAEMAHU, DADDY'S GIRL, OUR LOVE, REUNION, RUAHINE: STORIES IN HER SKIN, SKY AELANS, WALK A MILE, WIRUN, HAWAIIAN SOUL, LONGING FOR HAWAI'I, TRUTH TELLING, MAUNAKEA: SACRED MOUNTAIN, SACRED CONDUCT, BIGGIE & SHRIMP

The best in short films by and about Pacific Islanders. ALL shorts are available to view ANYTIME on-demand at watch.hiff.org between NOV 5-29, 2020. ALL shorts are included with the LIMITED ACCESS...

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

THE PAPER TIGERS
United States 2020 | 108 min.
Panorama | Action/Adventure

Three former Kung Fu prodigies known as The Three Tigers have grown old and apart, and lost their fighting abilities. But after the suspicious death of their master, the three reunite to investigate....

Nov 5th 6:00 PM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Fri, Nov 13 - 8:00PM  Ala Moana Drive-In

THE PASS: LAST DAYS OF THE SAMURAI
峠 最後のサムライ
Japan 2020 | 114 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Drama, Period/Historical

From director Takashi Koizumi, assistant to the legendary Akira Kurosawa, comes a beautiful samurai film based on a popular novel by Ryotaro Shiba. Starring Koji Yakusho, TOUGE: THE LAST SAMURAI...

Fri, Nov 06 - 5:30PM  Consolidated Ward

Fri, Nov 06 - 8:30PM  Consolidated Ward

Mon, Nov 16 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Olino

Mon, Nov 16 - 8:00PM  Consolidated Olino

PG: PSYCHO GOREMAN
Canada 2020 | 95 min.
Panorama | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

Siblings Mimi and Luke unwittingly resurrect an ancient alien overlord. Using a magical amulet, they force the monster to obey their childish whims, and accidentally attract a rogues’ gallery...

Sat, Nov 14 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Pearlridge

POLYNESIAN VOYAGING SOCIETY: VISIONS OF HŌKŪLE‘A
2020 | 60 min.
Made In Hawaii: Visions of Hōkūleʻa |

Missed the Conversation? View the panel discussion HERE via the HIFF Facebook Page. Ulu’ulu, Hawai’i's official state archive for moving images located at the University of...

Nov 20th 7:00 PM - Nov 29th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

RADIO SILENCE
Silencio Radio
Mexico, Switzerland 2019 | 78 min.
Documentary Panorama | Documentary

Mexico, March 2015. Carmen Aristegui, incorruptible journalist, is fired from the radio station where she has worked for years. But Carmen continues her fight: raising awareness and fighting against...

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

THE REAL THING
本気のしるし
Japan 2019 | 240 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Drama

For the first time, HIFF presents an original episodic series as part of the film festival program. The latest work from Koji Fukada (HARMONIUM, A GIRL MISSING) is a mystery thriller about...

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

RESISTANCE FIGHTERS - THE GLOBAL ANTIBIOTICS CRISIS
Resistance Fighters - Die Globale Antibiotika-Krise
Germany 2019 | 99 min.
Documentary Panorama | Documentary

Multi-resistant bacteria are microbes that cannot be destroyed by an antibiotic. Each year, 700,000 people worldwide are killed by multi-resistant bacteria. Studies show that the death toll could...

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

THE RISE OF THE SCRIPTED PODCAST
2020 | 60 min.
HIFF Talk Story |

Missed the Conversation? Watch the panel HERE via the HIFF Facebook Page.  *PODCAST PANEL Part 2 Available at this LINK.  Podcasts are more than Joe Rogan or "My Favorite...

Nov 10th 12:00 PM - Nov 10th 1:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

141 films/events
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