Tag: Rumfire

Opening Press Conference VIDEO

The Hawaii International Film Festival kicked off at Thursday, October 11th, and promises a lot of great seminars as well as movies. The film selection is very vast, and offers movies from the entire globe. At the conference, which was held at the beautiful Rumfire at Sheridan Waikiki Hotel, several […]

Wrapping Up My HIFF Experience

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 […]

Reflections on Euro Cinema

Part of my coursework this semester is providing coverage for the 31st Hawaii International Film Festival. The festival began Thursday morning with a press conference at the RumFire Waikiki. It was there that I was introduced to the Princess Dialta Alliata di Montereale, who provides powerful (but not single-handed) leadership […]

Press Event – Meet The Filmmakers

The Hawaii International Film Festival Press Event – Meet the Filmmakers By Courtney Curran On Sunday, October 17 at the Sheraton Waikiki, the Rum Fire Lounge hosted the Hawaii International Film Festival’s “Meet the Filmmakers” press event. When I first arrived, I was unsure of what to expect.  I followed a […]