Film festival

Eddie and Myrna Kamae's Historic Documentary Debuts at HIFF, Santa Cruz

If you don’t know the names Eddie and Myrna Kamae, you should take the time to learn about them. Entrenched in all things Hawaiian music and poetry, the Kamae’s have made 10 documentary films, researched a slew of near-forgotten tunes penned by Hawaiian royalty, and shared their messages across the globe. This October, the Kamae’s will debut their most recent film — entitled Those Who Came Before — at both the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) and (for our friends in California) the Pacific Rim Film Festival in Santa Cruz.

It's Official: Molokai AND Lanai Film Festivals in August

If you thought you’d seen it all—in terms of Hollywood’s invasion of Hawai`i—then think again.

Maui Film Festival: Toes in the Sand, Eyes on the Screen

The Annual Wailea-wide Event Offers A Variety of Venues, Culinary Happenings and Celebs A-Plenty

Every June, we return home from Maui with a renewed spirit. This, thanks to Barry Rivers and the crew who put on the absolutely stellar Maui Film Festival—a one-of-a-kind experience that allows film buffs to screen big budget (and some not so) movies at venues that include the outdoor Celestial Cinema and SandDance Theater.

Spotlight: 3 Local Filmmakers Behind Taylor Camp and Bhutan

A chat with local filmmakers Tom Vendetti, Bob Stone and John Wherheim

In the last few years, this trio of creative-types have joined forces to give us two seemingly different films with a parallel message. One, a rare glimpse in to Bhutan's concept of "Gross National Happiness"; the second, an up-close and personal visit to a Kaua`i hippie commune in the mid-1970s. Having a hard time seeing the link?

Documentary Film Series, Monday Evenings at Honolulu Design Center

Don Brown's former U.H. Sunday Evening Films now at Hi-Tech Design Center Theater

Hawai`i-based producer and all-around story-teller of the human experience, Don Brown, has changed venues for his Sunday evening film series from UH to the Honolulu Design Center, now to be held on Monday nights. Starting at 7:00 p.m., the venue offers free parking in the covered garage off Kapiolani Boulevard.

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