141 films/events

GONE WITH THE LIGHT
被光抓走的人
China 2019 | 131 min.
Spotlight on China | Drama, Romance, Science Fiction

From director Dong Runnian, and starring Huang Bo, GONE WITH THE LIGHT, is a story of change and profound self-reflection. When a mysterious light appears in a Chinese city causing people to suddenly...

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

GUNDA
Norway, United States 2020 | 93 min.
Documentary Panorama | Documentary, Environmental

Where his prior film, AQUARELA was a reminder of the fragility of human tenure on earth, in GUNDA, Viktor Kossakovsky reminds us that we share our planet with billions of other animals. Through...

Nov 6th 7:00 PM - Nov 6th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Nov 17th 7:00 PM - Nov 17th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

HAWAI‘I WOMEN IN FILMMAKING: WāHINE IN FILM MIXER 2020
2020 | 90 min.
HIFF Talk Story |

Please click the BUY TICKETS link below to register for FREE for the event.  Join Hawaii Women in Filmmaking for their annual mixer of local and visiting women and girl filmmakers during...

Nov 7th 1:00 PM - Nov 7th 2:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

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

THE HEALER AND THE PSYCHIATRIST
Tonga, United Kingdom 2019 | 74 min.
Pacific Showcase | Documentary, Ethnographic, Women

In the South Pacific Island group of Vava’u, the traditional healer Emeline Lolohea treats people affected by spirits. One day away by ferry, the only Tongan Psychiatrist, Dr. Mapa Puloka, has...

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

HIFF TALK STORY: CANE FIRE WITH CIVIL BEAT
2020 | 45 min.
HIFF Talk Story |

Missed the Conversation? Click HERE to view the discussion via the HIFF Facebook Page.  Join us on NOVEMBER 18th for a special HIFF TALK STORY with CANE FIRE director Anthony Banua-Simon, in...

Nov 18th 2:00 PM - Nov 29th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

HIFF TALKS: NEW PERSPECTIVES IN CONTEMPORARY CINEMA
2020 | 60 min.
New American Perspectives |

Missed the Conversation? Click HERE to view the discussion via the HIFF Facebook Page.  The New American Perspectives program at HIFF shines a spotlight on the contributions of foreign-born...

Nov 14th 1:00 PM - Nov 29th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

HIFF40 AWARDS CELEBRATION AND CLOSING BRUNCH PAU HANA
2020 | 90 min.
HIFF Talk Story |

HIFF40 Awards Celebration and Closing Brunch Pau Hana with HIFF Staff, Filmmakers, & Special Guests Join us for a reimagined HIFF Awards Gala!  While we can't safely gather at the red...

Nov 29th 11:30 AM - Nov 29th 1:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

HITMAN: AGENT JUN
히트맨
South Korea 2019 | 110 min.
Spotlight on Korea | Action/Adventure, Thriller

Recruited as an orphan to become the top agent of the National Intelligence Service, Jun is presumed killed on a dangerous mission. In truth, Jun deserts the NIS to pursue his lifelong dream of...

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

HOKUSAI
Japan 2020 | 129 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Art, Drama, History

Painter Hokusai Katsushika (The Great Wave off Kanagawa) is one of the greatest Japanese artists of all time. From director Hajime Hashimoto comes a sprawling, lush biopic of the man and the myth....

Tue, Nov 10 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Tue, Nov 10 - 8:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Tue, Nov 17 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Olino

Tue, Nov 17 - 8:00PM  Consolidated Olino

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON
United States 2010 | 98 min.
HIFF Drive-In Series |

This film will play In-Person ONLY as a part of HIFF's ALOHA DRIVE-IN Series.  Set in the mythical world of burly Vikings and wild dragons, and based on the book by Cressida Cowell, this...

Thu, Nov 12 - 5:30PM  Ala Moana Drive-In

HULI: KOKUA HAWAII AND THE BEGINNING OF THE REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT IN CONTEMPORARY HAWAI'I
United States 2020 | 131 min.
Made in Hawaii | Documentary

Legendary Native Hawaiian activist and political scientist Haunani-Kay Trask traces the beginnings of the Modern Hawaiian Movement back to Kokua Hawaiʻi, a community-based organization that first...

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

HŌKŪLEʻA: THE PROUD VOYAGE HOME
United States 1987 | 52 min.
Made In Hawaii: Visions of Hōkūleʻa | Documentary

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOV 16 - 29 | WORLD FREE - CLICK LINK BELOW FOR FREE TICKETS This one hour program reviews the 2-year, 16,000 mile journey of the Polynesian Voyaging Society's...

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

I AM GRETA
Sweden 2020 | 98 min.
Centerpiece Presentation | Documentary, Environmental

In August of 2018, Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old student in Sweden, starts a school strike for the climate. Her question for adults: "If you don't care about her future on earth, why should...

Fri, Nov 06 - 8:00PM  Ala Moana Drive-In

Sun, Nov 08 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sun, Nov 08 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Ward

I WEIRDO
怪胎
Taiwan ROC 2020 | 102 min.
Spotlight on Taiwan | Drama, Romance

Po-ching is isolated by others who perceive him as quirky. But, his social life is actually hindered by his diagnosed OCD. This changes when Po-ching finds Chen Ching who also struggles with human...

Sun, Nov 22 - 8:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

I'M YOUR WOMAN
United States 2020 | 120 min.
Panorama | Crime Drama, Drama

Suburban housewife Jean (Rachel Brosnahan, THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL) lives a seemingly easy life, supported by husband Eddie’s (Bill Heck) career as a thief. But when Eddie betrays his...

Thu, Nov 12 - 8:00PM  Ala Moana Drive-In

Thu, Nov 19 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

Thu, Nov 19 - 8:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

INTO THE STORM
United Kingdom 2020 | 84 min.
Documentary Panorama | Documentary, Social Issues

Jhonny Guerrero, a boy from a tough barrio in Lima, Peru, started with only a broken, discarded surfboard, and raw talent at surfing. At 14 years old, he was discovered by world surfing champion...

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

JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL
United States 2019 | 123 min.
HIFF Drive-In Series |

This film will play In-Person ONLY as part of HIFF'S ALOHA DRIVE-IN Series. When Spencer goes back into the fantastical world of Jumanji, pals Martha, Fridge and Bethany re-enter the game to...

Fri, Nov 13 - 5:30PM  Ala Moana Drive-In

KA HUAKAʻI: THE JOURNEY TO MERRIE MONARCH
United States 2019 | 46 min.
Made in Hawaii | Documentary

This documentary revolves around three hālau hula (school of hula) as they prepare for their huakaʻi (journey) to the Merrie Monarch Festival, an annual cultural festival that has long been...

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

Sun, Nov 29 - 2:30PM  Consolidated Ward

141 films/events
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