Final word – my HIFF experience

At this year’s 37th Hawaii International Film festival presented by Halekulani I had the chance to watch eight films I chose myself, just by the criteria of my interest and how well they work with my schedule. I chose to watch “11/8/16”, which is a film about last year’s presidential elections in the US, “Island … [Read…]

Review: In the fade (original: Aus dem Nichts)

In the fade is a German production starring Diane Kruger and was screened on 10th of November. The film was screened in German with English subtitles and plays in Hamburg, Germany. Katja (Diane Kruger) is the wife of Nuri, a German man with Turkish- Kurdish background and mother of a 6-year-old son, Rocco. One day … [Read…]

Film review – Island Soldier

Island Soldier is a film by Nathan Fitch, who was in Micronesia as a peaceful volunteer and said about his film: “I guess I just wanted to disframe this film as a film that came out of that experience out of the two years that I lived in Kosrae. Lived with the community, and really … [Read…]

Press Conference at Halekulani

This year’s press conference took place at the Halekulani Hotel in Waikiki, different to former years it was held one week before the actual start of the film festival, on October 24, 2017. The 37th edition of the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) presented by Halekulani takes place from November 2 through November 12 in … [Read…]