Emily Tall went and saw Blue Valentine, she liked the movie very much and describe it: “It was very sad, but it was a perfect portrait of the modern love”. She continues: “The cinematography was very real, very moving”. Blue Valentine is a story about contemporary married couple, charting their evolution over a span of years … [Read…]
We where a big group of HPU students watching Blue Valentine. Next movie only me and Carina Schubert saw Room in Rome and it is Julio Modem’s first English-language film. It is a colorful and strong movie, you should see it if you want to have a challenge beyond your usual movie choices.
I had a nice talk with Ricardo Galindez and his wife at the mingle night at Sheraton Hotel Waikiki. Ricardo Galindez tells me that Princess Kaiulani is the first movie he is directing and it is about the last princess of Hawaii, and he is also on the board of the Hawaii International Film Festival. The … [Read…]
As a temporary local in Hawaii and Freshman at HPU, it will be exciting to participate in the Hawaii International Film Festival! Expectation is high and I do not think I will be disappointed, for 10 days I’ll get to see the best of what HIFF offers! Lets go! This year I will see: Conviction … [Read…]
This year, HPU students were welcome to mingle with filmmakers at the Sheraton Hotel in Waikiki. I asked Courtney to tell us about the evening. HIFF and HPU mingle at the Sheraton Hotel in Waikiki The atmoshere was great, the weather was fantastic, the view was wonderful and so many interesting conversations. A completely successful and very enjoyable evening for us … [Read…]
Welcome to HIFF
Bruno wakes up one morning next to his long time crush Caroline. But the next day she will be off for school in Paris, so this night is Bruno’s last chance. He invites her to a concert, Broken Social Scene, her favorite band. Maybe he can give her the best night of her life and … [Read…]
We start the Hawaii International Film Festival with Conviction, and I let Carina share her thoughts and expectations about the movie… HIFF starts with Conviction It is a true story about a man unjustly sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a woman. His sister is the only one who believes that he is innocent, and … [Read…]