Just Only Love is a 2018 romance drama film directed by Rikiya Imaizumi. This another spotlight on Japan film, that I attended at HIFF. The film was based on the novel written by Mitsuyo Kakuta. Just Only Love is about an office worker, Teruko and her new potential relationship with Mamuro. The start of Teruko … [Read…]
Atlantics is a 2019 Drama romance film directed by Mati Diop. The protagonist of Atlantics is about 17 year-old girl , Ada. Ada is often tormented between her lover, Souleiman and her soon-to-be husband. Until one day, when Souleiman and few other men disappeared at sea. From there, Atlantics begins to get strange, as it … [Read…]
During HIFF, I was only able to attend three film screenings. Unfortunately, one of the foreign films I went to see couldn’t be shown. The Hawaii Kai theatre was unable to play any foreign films because of an incompatibility with the Blue Ray … that’s what the theatre’s manager told the half-full theatre waiting for … [Read…]
BIFF! BOOM! POW! It wouldn’t be surprising if you first thought of comic book superheroes when you first read those three words. Big comic book fan? “With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story” is definitely a film to see. This is no way a boring documentary about any old guy. Stan Lee is one of … [Read…]
I designed a popcorn box for HIFF to use.
During this year’s film festival I chose to see four different movies; Paradise Broken, Almost Perfect, Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend, and SENNA. The reason for why I chose these films were because I wanted a variety of genres to be able to get a little taste of everything. The very first film … [Read…]
At this year’s HIFF, I saw a total of four films. The films that I saw, in order, were 6B, Paradise Broken, With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story, and Patang. I chose 6B and Paradise Broken because they were filmed in Hawaii and told real local stories. Another big reason I chose these films … [Read…]