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Wrap it up!

This years Hawaii International Film Festival began on October 13-23 at The Regal Dole Cannery Stadium. Participating at HIFF was my first time so it was quite an interesting experience being that we had full press passes. It was unfortunate that I only got to view one film because of my schedule. The film I chose was called “Eden” starring […]

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HIFF Wrap Analysis by Bel Ndiaye

HIFF Wrap Analysis The International Film Festival – HIFF – is over, and it is time to make a status report over the event. For me it was a big experience, not just to witness an international film festival, but also to be trusted with the “press pass” which allowed me to attend the movies and the activities for free, […]

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HPU@HIFF Spirit Award Winner Agnes Østengen

My first experience with HIFF

The 32nd, and my first, HIFF is over, and it’s been a really exciting experience. I watched the films Two weddings and a funeral, Land of Eb, Eden and The Thieves. I chose Two weddings and a funeral because I wanted to see how the Korean film makers would present homosexuality. I wanted to see Land of Eb to learn […]

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It’s a wrap everybody!

So the 32nd annual Hawaii International film Festival has, unfortunately, come to an end. Here are some of the highlights from this year’s festival: First of all, this year’s HIFF had an amazing program with films from over 40 different countries, and with a lot of exciting seminars. As said during the Opening Press Conference , when HIFF received a 20 […]

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That’s a wrap…

So this year was my formal introduction to the Hawaiʻi International Film Festival and it couldn’t have been a more pleasurable experience. I met filmmakers and actors from Japan, Hong Kong, The Philippines, and many more. I was introduced to new people like Georja Skinner and saw familiar faces, Walea Constantinau and Chuck Boller. I consider these three extremely important […]

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HIFF-32 That’s A Wrap!

The 32nd annual Hawaii International Film Festival was an interesting experience for me.  This was the first film festival I have ever attended, and I had the unique opportunity of playing reporter for any part of the event I wanted.  I had an official press pass that granted access to any and all of the films as well as press […]

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Wrap Up

At the 2011 Hawaiian International Film Festival many amazing films were shown. If it were possible to see them all, I would have! Unfortunately, my schedule only permitted me to see “The Salt of Life,” “The Woman in the Septic Tank,” and “A People Uncounted.” I choose each film for a different reason. The Salt of Life took place in […]

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