The Secrets of the Tribe

The Secrets of the Tribe is the story of the “discovery” of the Yanomami tribes in the Amazon jungles, and the subsequent anthropological research and scandals that took place as academics worked to make a name for themselves.  Brazilian Filmmaker Jose Padilha uncovers the inside story of academic ambition, jealousy, abuse and “horrifying scandal.”  The … [Read…]

HPU Students gear up for HIFF

HIFF 2010 is set to launch on Thursday October 14.  Multimedia, Journalism and Stratcom students are sharpening their pencils and popping new batteries into their cameras in anticipation.  The Communication Honors 1000 class is the only first year course to participate in this groundbreaking collaboration.  Participating students are required to file at least four stories.  … [Read…]

HPU-HIFF Theatrical Card Delivered

The HPU Media and Cinematic Arts program revealed its 2010 HIFF Theatrical Card.  The image was shot in two locations, downtown Chinatown by the historic Hawaii Theater, and at world-famous Sandy Beach.  The theatrical card will be shown before each 2010 Hawaii International Film Festival movie presentation.  The theatrical card features students from Mililani, Japan, … [Read…]

HPU Students shoot HIFF Theatrical Card

HPU students shot a theatrical card in Chinatown this past week and at Sandy Beach for the Hawaii International Film Festival.  Students from Cinematic and Media Arts, Communication and Journalism shot on HD video, and with HDSLR cameras.  The photo shoot project will be seen on theater screens before all 2010 HIFF screenings.