Promotional photo from the film Snap

HIFF Screening of Snap (Sad movie was sad.)

Set in contemporary Thailand after the introduction martial law, this film shows us what it is like to go on with your life while everything is crumbling around you. The director, Kongdej Jaturanrasmee, told the international film press that he wanted to make a simple movie about human emotions. Known for his politically nuanced films, Snap is comparatively low-key. It does, […]

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HPU Student Body President Christopher Morrow (left)meets Director Lena Khan(right) after the screening.

The Tiger Hunter – A Story About Becoming Yourself

The Tiger Hunter was hands down my favorite movie from this year’s Hawaii International film festival! The film was hilarious, heartfelt, and entertaining. Yet, it also imparts a very important message in the end, your life isn’t about what everybody else thinks is success, it’s about recognizing who you really are and being happy being that person. In the film, […]

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Appreciation Post

Thank you to the Honolulu International Film Festival for providing 36 years of wonderful films. Films that have stretched from Asia to Hawai’i. I am sure that Hawai’i is always grateful to have films that were created by many producers, be promoted and broadcasted here. Through HIFF many producers, directors, and actors were able to be recognized. It is very […]

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My HIFF Experience

My  2016 HIFF Experience was wonderful to say the least. Incredible films and incredible people to share them with. I watched two  films and I must say that without a doubt the best two independent films I have seen in a while. I saw the film Lion first and it was certainly an inspirational and true story which was quite the tearjerker. I […]

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