HIFF Final Wrap Up

Over the past several years I have had the chance to attend the Hawaii International Film Festival in collaboration with Hawaii Pacific University. I have had several classes with Professor Britos who gets us press badges that allow us to see many movies during the festival. I have also had a class with AnnMarie Manzulli … [Read…]

Blue the Film: Part 3

For my final Blue the Film review, I want to introduce and talk about another ocean and shark conservationists. Valerie Taylor is older than all the rest of the conservationists in the film. But, what I loved most about her is her dedication and passion she has had all her life for the ocean and the … [Read…]

Blue the Film: Part 2

For the second review of Blue (first one can be seen here), I want to talk about one of the other conservationist in the film. Dr. Jennifer Lavers is a marine eco-toxicologist and seabird expert. She currently works as a research scientist at the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies at the University of Tasmania … [Read…]

Blue the Film: Part 1

Wednesday night, Nov. 8, was my first night at Hawaii International Film Festival 2017. I have been attending the festival the last 3 years and just like previous years, I am drawn to documentary films. I’m not sure why it is, but every year I go to HIFF I watch more documentaries than other films; … [Read…]