Another movie that I saw today is “Bittersweet”, a Japanese movie about a oman named Maki (Haruna Kawaguchi) who hates vegetables and single but she has a crush on a vegetarian and gay guy named Nagisa (Kento Hayashi). After blackmailing Nagisa, Maki moved in to Nagisa’s house and they learned a lot about each other. The … [Read…]
I saw three movies today at the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) 2016. The first movie was “Given + Aloha for Indo”, I did not know that it was two different movies. They played “Aloha for Indo” first. It is a short documentary movie about 3 surfers from Kauai that went to Sumba, Indonesia … [Read…]
With excitement in the air, the official 35th Hawaii International Film Festival came into commencement on Thursday, November 12th. Once again, the Hawaii International Film Festival was presented by the Halekulani Hotel. The Opening Ceremony was marked by a commencement speech given by HIFF executive director Robert Lambeth on the third floor pavilion of Waikiki … [Read…]
Cutie and the Boxer is a love story between a Japanese couple. Set in New York that tells the tale of artists. Ushio is an action painter, paints while boxing. He became famous in Tokyo. Noriko moved to New York to pursue art at 19. After moving to New York Noriko fell left to support … [Read…]
I went to go see “Headhunters” on Wednesday night. It was such a good film! I don’t want to give too much away…. so here is the synopsis from IMDB: Save for a somewhat diminutive stature, Roger is a man who apparently has it all; hes Norways most successful headhunter, hes married to the exceedingly … [Read…]
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.