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YOSEMITE Lives in James Franco’s Childhood

By Silje Solland (Ebert Young Writers Participant) Set in 1985 and based on James Franco’s short stories from his collections, A California Childhood &Palo Alto, Yosemite is a visually stunning 4-part story about three boys exploring their feelings and imagination as they face the reality of adulthood and the threat of […]

A Bollywood take on Hamlet

I am not Indian nor of Indian descent, but I have travelled a bit in India and thereby created a penchant for Bollywood films. I have seen a few Bollywood films and yes – they are defiantly different from the big Hollywood productions but they have there own charm. The […]

Hang Loose was drop dead funny!

I saw the movie Hang Loose by Kevin Wu on Sunday October 21st at 3:15. The theater was so packed when we got there that people were standing to watch the film and Nina and I had to ask some people to arrange their seating so we could even sit […]

Print idea for HIFF: Collaboration with Bank of Hawaii

My print idea for HIFF focuses on reaching more tourists. Through my experience at HIFF, I noticed that not a lot of tourists were attending the festival, at least not as many as could have been. By collaborating with a bank, in this example Bank of Hawaii, since they have […]

Cloud Atlas – Exercise for your brain!

Every once in a while, there are movies that don´t end with the credits. They follow you out of the cinema, and stick with you for a while. They don´t follow the same damn Hollywood trademark pattern that is so washed out, the colors have disappeared twice. Every once in […]