8 films/events

New American Perspectives

76 DAYS
76天
China 2020 | 93 min.
New American Perspectives | Documentary

On January 23rd, 2020, China locked down Wuhan, a city of 11 million, to combat the emerging COVID-19 outbreak. Set deep inside the frontlines of the crisis, 76 DAYS tells indelible human stories at...

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

DEATH OF NINTENDO
Philippines, United States 2020 | 99 min.
New American Perspectives | Comedy, Coming of Age

Despite an impending volcanic eruption, young Paolo’s mind is worried about other things, such as video games, basketball, and hanging out with his friends. However, when he develops a crush...

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

FIRST VOTE
United States 2020 | 58 min.
New American Perspectives | Asian American, Politics, Social Issues

FIRST VOTE is a rare look at Asian American passions on both sides of the political divide in Ohio and North Carolina. Lance Chen is a Chinese immigrant and professor who became a citizen in 2016...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 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

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

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

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

SHADOW IN THE CLOUD
New Zealand 2020 | 83 min.
New American Perspectives | Thriller

On a stormy night during World War II, a female pilot (Chloë Grace Moretz in true badass form) with top secret cargo talks her way on board a bomber plane about to take-off. The crass all-male...

Sat, Nov 07 - 8:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sat, Nov 14 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Pearlridge

Sat, Nov 21 - 7:00PM  Windward Mall Drive-In

8 films/events
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