THE BULLY PROJECT: REVIEW By: Michael Paranada I’ve recently seen “The Bully Project” which was a phenomenal documentary about the trials and tribulations, which bullied teenagers of the ages of 10-17, have to deal with. The film followed 5 individual children and families who have been haunted by the presence of bullying within their school system. Each documented child … [Read…]
HIFF of Fall 2011 has concluded. This was my first time ever attending HIFF and it had its ups and downs. I think the most important question I can be asked about HIFF is “Was it worth my time?” and my answer is a strong yes. Oddly, though, I had a better time just talking … [Read…]
Short Programs #4 I quickly reviewed shorts program #4 for HIFF 31. The movie line up wasn’t as great as program #3 but there were some good ones mixed in there. Check out the Short Programs at the upcoming Film festivals!
On Sunday the 16th of October my friend and I went to see ‘With Great Power’. It was advertised as a documentary about the life of Stan Lee, the creator of Marvel. I’ve always had an interest in comic books and other forms of animation and digital media, so I knew right away that I … [Read…]
Photo taken after the showing of SKATISTAN on Thursday October 20, 2011 @ Dole Cannery Stadium 18. Writer & Editor NADIA HENNRICH and Producer RENE KOCK of the film SKATEISTAN – Hawaii Premier @ Hawaii International Film Festival. Thanks for coming out and sharing your film with us! Photo by: Oswald Bumanglag, Hawaii … [Read…]
The screening of “The Price of Sex” at the Hawaii International Film Festival opened many eyes to the horrendous industry of sex trafficking within Eastern Europe. Photojournalist Mimi Chakarova produced this documentary to expose the intimate stories of young women trapped in sex trafficking. Through outstanding access and undercover footage, Chakarova uncovers the horrible world … [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…]