Hawaii Film Festivals
Information and articles about local
and international film festivals in Hawaii, including the
Hawaii International Film Festival, the Maui Film Festival,
and the Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival.
Hawaii International Film Festival
The Hawaii International Film Festival
it is the premier United States
showcase for Asian and other Pacific Rim films.
It was founded in 1980 by the
a cultural exchange education and research
facility based at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
During the festival Films are screened on
several Hawaiian islands and the event draws
more then 60,000 visitors from around the world.
Events include features an Oscar night party, a
Spring Showcase (founded in 1998), the K-Fest screening
of Korean films in the summer, and the main film
festival in the fall, which is sponsored by
Louis Vuitton. In 2002 the HIFF signed an agreement
to become a sister event with the
Shanghai Film Festival, in order to
exchange movies, information, and marketing efforts.
-9th Spring Showcase: March 31 - April 6, 2006
-2nd K-Fest: Summer 2006 (date to be announced)
-26th HIFF: October 19-29, 2006
Big Island Film Festival
This festival of independent narrative films
will take place May 18-21, 2006 . The festival will
take place at three Waikoloa venues, and there will
be screenings of general feaure films, family films,
surfing films, short subjects, and student films
Maui International Film Festival
The 6th annual Maui Film Festival took place in
June of 2005 and it screened more then 60 films
at theaters in Wailea and Kahului. The 7th Maui Film
Festival will take place June 14-18, 2006.
Honolulu Advertiser article About the 2005 Event
Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival
An annual film festival produced by
the Honolulu Gay and Lesbian Cultural Foundation.
The festival typically takes place in the spring.
Entry fees are waived for Hawaii based film-makers.
The festival was originally known as the Adam Baran
Honolulu Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.
The 2006 HRFF will be the 17th annual event and it will
take place in May at the Honolulu Academy of Arts Theatre.
Honolulu Advertiser Articles:
May 16 Article about the 2005 Festival
May 27 Article about the 2005 Festival
2006 Filipino Indie Film Festival
This lecture series and Filipino film festival
took place for the first time at the University of
Hawaii in April of 2006.
Hawaii Ocean Film Festival
A film festival on the north shore of
the island of Kauai featuring films
about the ocean.
Hawaii Student Film Festival
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