HPU @ Hiff

Final Thoughts on HIFF

Throughout the duration of the Hawaii International Film Festival, I was able to see two films. The first movie I saw was The Legend. I decided to watch The Legend because I had never seen a movie where the two main characters were played by the same actor and it wasn’t a comedy. So, I thought it’d be interesting to […]

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After experiencing the Hawaii International Film Festival first hand, I thought it would be a great idea to make a video explaining the process of how one goes about attending the films. Some people may not be familiar with the 10-day event. So, a video to show people where to go to look through movie choices, where to purchase tickets […]

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Miss India America Misses the Mark

I had the opportunity to watch the Hawaii premiere of Miss India America, directed by Ravi Kapoor. The ninety-five minute film was about valedictorian, perfectionist and winner at all costs, Lily Prasad. Her seemingly perfect life comes crashing down when her boyfriend, Karim, breaks up with her for the reigning winner of Miss India National. Always being number one, Lily […]

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The Legend – A Legendary Film

“London in the 1960s, everyone had a story about the Krays. They were twins. Reggie was a gangster prince of East End. Ronnie Kray was a one-man mob, and he was certified insane.” With an opening like this, I knew The Legend was going to be an unforgettable film. The movie told the story of the rise and fall of […]

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Opening Press Conference Kicks Off Hawaii International Film Festival

Hawaii’s International Film Festival started the 10-day cinematic event on Thursday, November 12, 2015 with the opening press conference at the Halekulani Hotel in Honolulu, HI. Key speakers such as Peter Shaindlin, Chief Operating Officer for Halekulani, and Robert Lambeth, HIFF’s Executive Director, got the ball rolling. While Georja Skinner, Chief Officer of the State of Hawaii’s Creative Industries Division, […]

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