Prison Dogs – A Movie Sure to Make you Tear up

Today I went to go see my first film to kick off my 2016 HIFF experience, and man was it a good choice! The film I chose to go see was a documentary called Prison Dogs. And yes, I was biased and went to see it because it had the word “dog” in the title. But that was not the […]

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Prison Dogs

Prison Dogs.   It was Monday 11/07-16 and the last chance to see the documentary Prison Dogs at the Hawaiian International film festival. This emotional appealing masterpiece is directed and produced by Geeta Grandbhir and Perri peltz.   According to the HIFF synopsis the movie is a story of Love, loss, hope and redemption. The movie is just that. The […]

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World Premiere Finding Kukan

Local filmmaker and mystery enthusiast Robin Lung, began a journey to create a film about an inspirational woman in early 2009. On November 5, 2016 at 6:15pm she got to sit with eager moviegoers at the world premiere of Finding Kukan at Dole Cannery for Hawaii International Film Festivals 36th year. The film sold out days before the screening and […]

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You can’t choose your family, but you can choose to be happy.

Hawaii International Film Festival was proud to host the United States premiere of Desperate Sunflowers. As part of their ‘Spotlight on Japan’ section, Anna Page was excited to invite the director Hitomi Kuroki to a Q&A after the screening. Desperate Sunflowers (2016) is a Japanese film adapted from the 2010 bestselling novel Iya na Onna written by Nozomi Katsura. The […]

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