9 films/events

Film For Thought

CANE FIRE
United States 2020 | 90 min.
Film For Thought | Documentary, Ethnographic, Experimental, History, Politics, Social Issues

While utilizing footage of Hollywood films set in Hawaii and various corporate commercials that paint the islands as paradise, CANE FIRE examines years of economic and social exploitation of the...

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

Sat, Nov 14 - 7:00PM  Varsity Building Drive-In

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

FILM FOR THOUGHT: A CONVERSATION WITH CECILIA ALDARONDO | LANDFALL
2020 | 45 min.
Film For Thought |

Missed the Conversation? Watch the discussion HERE via the HIFF Facebook Page.  As part of HIFF's 2020 Film For Thought Program presented by the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities,...

Nov 9th 12:00 PM - Nov 29th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

FILM FOR THOUGHT: A CONVERSATION WITH LOIRA LIMBAL | THROUGH THE NIGHT
2020 | 45 min.
Film For Thought |

Missed the Conversation? View the discussion HERE available now via the HIFF Facebook Page. As part of HIFF's 2020 Film For Thought Program presented by the Hawai‘i Council for the...

Nov 13th 12:00 PM - Nov 29th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

FILM FOR THOUGHT: A CONVERSATION WITH PAWO CHONYING DORJI | LUNANA: A YAK IN THE CLASSROOM
2020 | 45 min.
Film For Thought |

Missed the Conversation? Watch the discussion HERE via the HIFF Facebook Page.  As part of HIFF's 2020 Film For Thought Program presented by the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities,...

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

FILM FOR THOUGHT: A CONVERSATION WITH URSULA LIANG | DOWN A DARK STAIRWELL
2020 | 45 min.
Film For Thought |

Missed the Conversation? Click HERE to view the discussion via the HIFF Facebook Page.  As part of HIFF's 2020 Film For Thought Program presented by the Hawai‘i Council for the...

Nov 15th 2:00 PM - Nov 29th 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

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

THROUGH THE NIGHT
United States 2020 | 72 min.
Film For Thought | Documentary

To make ends meet, people in the U.S. are working longer hours across multiple jobs. This modern reality of non-stop work has resulted in an unexpected phenomenon: the flourishing of 24-hour daycare...

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

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