As the vanguard forum of international cinematic achievement in the Asia-Pacific region, Hawai‘i International Film Festival (HIFF) endeavors to recognize new and emerging talent, promote career development and original collaborations through innovative education programs, and facilitate dynamic cultural exchange through the cinema arts. Halekulani is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 43rd annual HIFF.
October 12 – 22 In-Theaters Oahu
HIFF has become a premiere cinematic event in the Pacific and annually attracts more than 50,000 film enthusiasts from around the state, the nation and throughout the world. It is one of the premier film festivals in the United States and the only festival spread across an archipelago, annually presenting a series of prizes for established and emerging filmmakers at its annual Awards Gala. In addition to its main competitions, the festival also honors filmmakers for special accomplishments and contributions to cinema culture. HIFF showcases is an Academy Awards® qualifying film festival.
Dedicated to the advancement of understanding and cultural exchange among the people of Asia, the Pacific, and North America through the medium of film, HIFF showcases independent and international films and is held at the Consolidated Theatres Kahala and Ward with Titan Luxe. Expect the very best and latest in independent and global cinema, with spotlights on Pacific, Environmental, and film from Hawaii.
Tickets are required. For programming, tickets, and additional information, visit HIFF.org