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BIG MATCH
빅매치
South Korea 2014 | 112 min.
Action, Adventure, Asian, Crime

Choi Ik-Ho (Lee Jung-Jae) is a martial arts star with talent for action and snarky humor. But one day, he is framed for murder. Ace (Shin Ha-Kyun) is a games master who organizes a deadly game for...

Thu, Apr 16 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery A

Fri, Apr 17 - 6:15PM  Dole Cannery C

CHRONICLE OF A BLOOD MERCHANT
허삼관
South Korea 2015 | 120 min.
Drama

Post-war South Korea in 1953, Heo Sam-Gwan (Ha Jung-Woo) works on a construction site and helps his uncle to farm. The men in his village can't get married, until they are able to sell their own...

Sat, Apr 18 - 3:30PM  Dole Cannery A

COMING HOME
归来
China 2014 | 109 min.
Asian, Drama, History, Melodrama, Period/Historical

Lu (Daoming Chen) and Feng (Gong Li, as you’ve never seen her before) are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during the...

Sun, Apr 19 - 7:00PM  Dole Cannery A

THE CONNECTION
LA FRENCH
France 2013 | 135 min.
Action, Adventure, Crime & Gangster, Thriller

Oscar winner Jean Dujardin stars as a French police magistrate who spends years trying to take down one of the country's most powerful drug rings.The film is based on real events surrounding the...

Fri, Apr 17 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery A

Sat, Apr 18 - 8:00PM  Dole Cannery D

THE CRITIC
EL CRÍTICO
Argentina, Chile 2013 | 90 min.
Comedy, Romance, Satire

Tellez is a jaded film critic, weary of Hollywood romantic comedies and proclaiming cinema is dead. Tellez also sees the world as if it were a movie that he cannot keep from criticizing. While...

Sun, Apr 12 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery D

Wed, Apr 15 - 6:15PM  Dole Cannery C

THE DARK HORSE
New Zealand 2014 | 124 min.
Biographical, Drama, Native/Aboriginal Peoples

THE DARK HORSE is an emotionally-charged and inspiring drama about a man who searches for the courage to lead, despite his own adversities - finding purpose and hope in passing on his gift to the...

Sun, Apr 12 - 5:45PM  Dole Cannery A

Mon, Apr 13 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery C

THE DEAD LANDS
New Zealand, United Kingdom 2014 | 109 min.
Action, Adventure, Native/Aboriginal Peoples, Period/Historical, Thriller

After his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery, Hongi, a Maori chieftain's teenage son, must avenge his father's murder in order to bring peace and honor to the souls of his loved...

Tue, Apr 14 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Wed, Apr 15 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery D

Sun, Apr 19 - 12:00PM  Dole Cannery D

DETECTIVE K: SECRET OF THE LOST ISLAND
조선명탐정 2 사라진 놉의 딸
South Korea 2015 | 125 min.
Action, Comedy, Mystery

In 1795, the nineteenth year of King Jeongjo's reign, a large amount of fake silver is slipped into circulation creating a substantial threat to the economy. Detective Kim Min (Kim Myung-min) is...

Sun, Apr 19 - 1:45PM  Dole Cannery A

EVEN THOUGH THE WHOLE WORLD IS BURNING
United States 2014 | 82 min.
Biographical, Environmental

Now in his 86th year, Poet Laureate and Pulitzer winner W.S. Merwin has dedicated over three decades to preserving and regenerating native plants and palms on a 19-acre site on the north shore of...

Sat, Apr 11 - 3:30PM  Dole Cannery C

FRESH DRESSED
United States 2014 | 82 min.
Culture, Hip Hop, Urban

FRESH DRESSED chronicles the history of hip hop and urban fashion and its rise from southern cotton plantations to the gangs of 1970s in the South Bronx, corporate America, and everywhere in-between....

Sun, Apr 12 - 8:00PM  Dole Cannery D

Tue, Apr 14 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery C

GANGNAM BLUES
강남 1970
South Korea 2015 | 137 min.
Action, Adventure, Asian, Crime, Drama

Jong-Dae (Lee Min-Ho) and Yong-Ki (Kim Rae-Won) grew up in an orphanage like real brothers. After they leave the orphanage, they eke by picking up paper and empty bottles. But when Jong-Dae...

Tue, Apr 14 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery A

Sun, Apr 19 - 7:30PM  Dole Cannery D

GEMMA BOVERY
France 2013 | 99 min.
Drama, Romance

Martin is an ex-Parisian and well-heeled hipster passionate about Gustave Flaubert, who has settled into a Norman village as a baker. When he sees an English couple moving into a small farm nearby,...

Sat, Apr 11 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery D

Sun, Apr 12 - 12:45PM  Dole Cannery C

GRANNY'S GOT TALENT
헬머니
South Korea 2015 | 108 min.
Asian, Black Comedy, Comedy

Veteran comic actress Kim Soo-mi (MARRYING THE MAFIA series) stars as a hilariously foul-mouthed grandma in one of the funniest Korean films of the year. In the heart of South Korea, a contest is...

Sun, Apr 12 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery A

Sat, Apr 18 - 1:15PM  Dole Cannery A

HELLO! JUNICHI
ハロー!純一
Japan 2013 | 90 min.
Asian, Children, Comedy

HIFF favorite Katsuhito Ishii returns to his indie film roots and crafts a story about Junichi — A timid third grader who can't muster the courage to return an eraser he borrowed from his...

Sat, Apr 18 - 1:00PM  Dole Cannery D

Sun, Apr 19 - 2:30PM  Dole Cannery D

THE HUNTING GROUND
United States 2014 | 102 min.
Educational, Social Issue

From the makers of THE INVISIBLE WAR comes a startling exposé of rape crimes on U.S. campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and brutal social toll. Weaving together verite footage and first-person...

Thu, Apr 16 - 7:00PM  Doris Duke Theatre

I
India 2015 | 188 min.
Action, Romance, Thriller

One of the biggest Tamil language hits of all time, the film is a prime example of the kinetic fever of “Kollywood cinema.” Lingesan, a deformed hunchback who was once a body builder and a...

Mon, Apr 13 - 6:30PM  Dole Cannery A

Sat, Apr 18 - 4:00PM  Dole Cannery D

KUNG FU JUNGLE
一個人的武林
China, Hong Kong SAR China 2014 | 100 min.
Action, Adventure, Asian, Crime, Thriller

A stunning comeback for Donnie Yen, this well-plotted, character-driven embodiment of a contemporary martial arts movie is thrilling, gripping and poignant. Yen stars as a kung fu master who turns...

Fri, Apr 17 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Sat, Apr 18 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery A

LOVE FORECAST
오늘의 연애
South Korea 2015 | 118 min.
Asian, Romantic Comedy

Hyun-woo is a weather reporter known for her stunning looks and class on television. In real life, however, she's a boozehound who can shatter her TV image in the blink of an eye. Dong-jin is the...

Wed, Apr 15 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery A

Sat, Apr 18 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery C

ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL
United States 2014 | 104 min.
Comedy, Coming of Age, Drama

Winner of the 2015 Sundance Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award, ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL tells the story of Greg Gaines (Thomas Mann) an awkward, self-deprecating high school student...

Sat, Apr 11 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery D

MIDNIGHT DINER
深夜食堂
Japan 2014 | 119 min.
Asian, Drama

A small diner is located in a back alley of a shopping district. The diner opens up after midnight and its menu consists of only pork miso soup and sake. However, the mysterious proprietor of this...

Sat, Apr 11 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery A

Wed, Apr 15 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Sun, Apr 19 - 4:15PM  Dole Cannery A

MOMMY
Canada 2014 | 139 min.
Avant-garde, Coming of Age, Drama

Co-winner of the prestigious Jury Prize at Cannes, MOMMY is the best film yet from Québécois wunderkind Xavier Dolan. When single mother Diane (Anne Dorval) brings her teenage son Steve...

Sun, Apr 12 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery C

Sat, Apr 18 - 3:45PM  Dole Cannery C

THE ROYAL TAILOR
상의원
South Korea 2014 | 125 min.
Drama, Period/Historical, Romance

Dol-suk has tailored clothes for three generations of kings. A stickler for principle, he denies the queen’s request when she asks him to replace the king’s robe that was accidentally burnt....

Sat, Apr 11 - 5:45PM  Dole Cannery A

Sun, Apr 12 - 1:15PM  Dole Cannery A

A SAMURAI CHRONICLE
蜩ノ記
Japan 2014 | 129 min.
Asian, Drama, Period/Historical

A samurai named Danno Shozaburo (Junichi Okada) is sent on an unusual assignment to watch over a disgraced samurai named Toda Shukoku (Koji Yakusho). 7 years earlier, Shukoku was arrested for having...

Fri, Apr 10 - 8:00PM  Dole Cannery C

Sat, Apr 11 - 3:00PM  Dole Cannery A

SLOW WEST
New Zealand, United Kingdom 2015 | 84 min.
Action, Adventure, Thriller, Western

SLOW WEST follows Jay, a 16-year-old Scottish boy, on a journey across 19th Century frontier America in search of the woman he loves, while accompanied by mysterious traveler Silas, played by Michael...

Fri, Apr 10 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Thu, Apr 16 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery C

SNEAK PEEK SURPRISE SCREENING
South Korea 2014 | 86 min.
Asian, Biographical, Culture, Personal Narrative, Senior/Aging

Sometimes we get opportunities to present films that we cannot advertise because of previous arrangements with other festivals and releases. We are honored to present this surprise box-office hit...

Sun, Apr 12 - 3:45PM  Dole Cannery A

Thu, Apr 16 - 6:30PM  Dole Cannery A

Sun, Apr 19 - 2:15PM  Dole Cannery C

SOMEWHERE ONLY WE KNOW
有一个地方只有我们知道
China 2015 | 109 min.
Asian, Drama, Romance

Kim is in deep sorrow over the death of her beloved granny and her fiancée dumping her, and impulsively decides to go study in Prague. Still resenting life, Kim meets a handsome young Asian cellist...

Sat, Apr 11 - 8:00PM  Dole Cannery C

Fri, Apr 17 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery C

SONG OF THE PHOENIX
百鸟朝凤
China 2014 | 108 min.
Asian, Drama, Music

The life and trials of You Tianming, a young suona apprentice who forms his own suona troupe at a time when the traditions of suona music are declining in Chinese society. As a grown man, he has to...

Sat, Apr 11 - 5:30PM  Dole Cannery C

Sat, Apr 18 - 1:30PM  Dole Cannery C

STEAK (R)EVOLUTION
France 2014 | 135 min.
Culture, Educational, Nature, Social Issue

STEAK (R)ÉVOLUTION goes round the world in the search of cattle farmers, butchers, and impassioned chefs. Far from intensive farming and industrial output, a revolution is already under way; good...

Fri, Apr 17 - 6:30PM  Dole Cannery D

Sun, Apr 19 - 4:30PM  Dole Cannery D

SUNSHINE SUPERMAN
United States 2014 | 100 min.
Biographical, Sport

Exhilarating and mandatory to experience on the big screen, SUNSHINE SUPERMAN is a heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, "the father of BASE jumping," whose early passion for...

Mon, Apr 13 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery C

Tue, Apr 14 - 6:15PM  Dole Cannery C

THREE SISTERS
六月燈の三姉妹
Japan 2014 | 105 min.
Asian, Drama, Family, Women

The family run Toraya sweet shop is in financial straights; meanwhile, all three daughters in the family are out of luck with love and struggling in their private lives. Second daughter Namie has...

Sat, Apr 11 - 3:45PM  Dole Cannery D

Sun, Apr 12 - 1:00PM  Dole Cannery D

Fri, Apr 17 - 4:00PM  Dole Cannery C

UNSUNG HERO
イン・ザ・ヒーロー
Japan 2014 | 124 min.
Action, Asian, Drama

48-year-old Wataru Honjo is a big fan of Bruce Lee and works as a suit actor (costume wearing stunt performer). Even though he doesn't have the typical body for his profession, he has worked in...

Sat, Apr 11 - 1:15PM  Dole Cannery D

Sun, Apr 12 - 3:15PM  Dole Cannery D

WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE
思い出のマーニー
Japan 2014 | 103 min.
Anime, Asian, Coming of Age, Drama, Fantasy

The latest feature film from revered Studio Ghibli, HIFF is honored to present WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi and based on the Joan G. Robinson children’s novel. Anna...

Sat, Apr 18 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Sun, Apr 19 - 4:45PM  Dole Cannery C

WOMEN WHO FLIRT
撒娇女人最好命
China 2014 | 98 min.
Asian, Romantic Comedy, Women

When Angie decides to take it upon herself to win back the love of her life, she realizes she'll have to sink to using her female prowess -- and becoming what she despises the most -- a woman who...

Thu, Apr 16 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery C

Sat, Apr 18 - 6:30PM  Dole Cannery C

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