Director Chuck Mitsui, discusses how he came about writing the script and directing One Kine Day.
Maria, an immigrant who came to the USA roughly twenty years ago has dreamed of owning a restaurant and bringing food to others for as long as she could remember. “I am looking forward to seeing this film about a struggling young woman who finds a way to open her own restaurant” she said before … [Read…]
On Sunday I went to see the movie “The Secrets of the Tribe”. This will not be a review of the film, but more of a reaction to what I discovered, to what it was about and to discuss some of the major themes that caught my mind. I realize now that I should … [Read…]
Janet Holman is an up and coming screenwriter here in Hawaii.
KEEP SURFING is the new surf movie by Bjoern Richie Lob. I had the pleasure to meet him at the “Meet the Filmmakers” event at the RumFire in Waikiki. The movie is mainly about river surfing in Munich, Germany, but also features shots from around the world like Tahiti, Canada, and France. I was able … [Read…]
In addition to my article about meeting the filmmakers and the jury at the HIFF event at Sheraton tonight, I would like to show all you guys the amazing location of this event!! Who wouldn’t get inspired when facing the ocean, music and a blue sky? The atmosphere created by HIFF was wonderful. But when … [Read…]