ACM & SHANGHAI UNIVERSITY NIGHT
Various Directors | 134 min. | Plays with:
B9, ONE LITTLE THING, GREEN, THIS IS KASSIAN, HALF FISH, 10 MINUTE BREAK, DADDY, SEA OF STRANGERS, SHANGHAI ARTS AND LETTERS, EMPTY SPACES, SID
Thu, Nov 19 - 6:00PM Dole Cannery B
AFTER THE WAVE
Australia, Norway, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States 2014 | 81 min.
Documentaries | Disaster, Documentary, Environment
AFTER THE WAVE tells the story of the epic international operation in Thailand to identify and return the bodies of over 5,000 victims of the 2004 Tsunami; following top global forensics teams as...
Sat, Nov 14 - 2:30PM Dole Cannery D
Thu, Nov 19 - 3:45PM Dole Cannery H
France, Germany, Japan 2015 | 113 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Drama, Food, Self-discovery, Social Issues
Sentaro runs a small bakery that serves dorayaki - pancake pastries filled with sweet red bean paste (an). When an elderly lady, Tokue, offers to help in the kitchen he reluctantly accepts. But Tokue...
Sat, Nov 14 - 12:45PM Dole Cannery B
Sat, Nov 21 - 11:00AM Dole Cannery F
Sat, Nov 21 - 5:30PM Hilo Palace Theater
United Kingdom 2014 | 90 min.
Awards Buzz | Animation, Romance
"I have this very adverse reaction to Hollywood romances," Charlie Kaufman once told American broadcaster Charlie Rose. "They've been very damaging to me growing up." In...
Mon, Nov 16 - 7:45PM Dole Cannery E
Taiwan 2015 | 104 min.
Awards Buzz | Action, Drama, Experimental
Set at the end of China's Tang Dynasty and inspired by a well-known legend, the film centers on a skilled assassin (an excellent Shu Qi) dispatched to kill an important political figure who is...
Fri, Nov 20 - 6:15PM Dole Cannery B
South Korea 2015 | 139 min.
Spotlight on Korea | Action, Drama, History, Suspense
Early 1900s Korea was under Japanese occupation and many Korean resistance activists were based in China, hiding from the Japanese authorities.
The year 1933 in Shanghai, a command...
Sat, Nov 14 - 5:45PM Dole Cannery A
Fri, Nov 20 - 8:15PM Dole Cannery B
Fri, Nov 20 - 10:30PM Koko Marina A
Sat, Nov 21 - 8:30PM Waimea Theater Kauai
Sun, Nov 22 - 8:00PM Dole Cannery F
Netherlands 2014 | 94 min.
European Showcase | Adventure, Drama, Sports
ATLANTIC. tells the story of Fettah, a young man who lives in a Moroccan coastal village where Europeans come to windsurf every summer. After befriending a European woman, his little village becomes...
Thu, Nov 19 - 5:45PM Dole Cannery H
India 2015 | 137 min.
Spotlight on India | Adventure, Epics & Sagas, Fantasy
India’s biggest budgeted film of all time, this epic is filled with action scenes that rival SPARTACUS and THE LORD OF THE RINGS. The story has been told many times before — a child is born...
Sun, Nov 15 - 5:45PM Dole Cannery A
India 2015 | 163 min.
Spotlight on India | Bollywood, Bollywood, Comedy, Drama, Road Movie
A man with a magnanimous spirit helps a mute girl from Pakistan return home. Bollywood superstar Salman Khan plays Pawan, who develops a bond with the young girl. This soon captures the attention of...
Sat, Nov 21 - 5:15PM Dole Cannery D
BLACK & WHITE: THE EARLY YEARS OF DAN INOUYE
United States 2015 | 45 min.
Made In Hawaii | Biography, Documentary, Free, History
Never before seen films of Daniel Inouye during his early political career. Revealing, insightful and historical this compilation shows us an Inouye this generation never knew. A compilation of...
Sun, Nov 15 - 4:00PM Dole Cannery C
Taiwan 2015 | 89 min.
HIFF Extreme | Horror, Supernatural, Thriller
Taiwanese ghost story THE BRIDE, produced by horror maestro Taka Ichise (RINGU, THE GRUDGE) follows two intertwining tales. Cheng-ho is a successful TV producer; after he picks up a red envelope...
Sun, Nov 15 - 8:30PM Dole Cannery A
United Kingdom 2014 | 105 min.
European Showcase | Drama, Period piece, Romance
Eilis (Saorsie Ronan), has little to look forward to in 1950s Ireland, and so embarks on a new life in Brooklyn. Before long she has a heart-breaking choice between two men and two countries; between...
Sun, Nov 22 - 12:15PM Dole Cannery F
United States 2015 | 102 min.
New American Filmmakers | Suspense, Thriller
Zoe Bell – best known for her long running collaborations with Quentin Tarantino – is Avery Taggert, an acclaimed photojournalist looking to put some distance between herself and her own dark...
Mon, Nov 16 - 7:30PM Dole Cannery D
United Kingdom, United States 2014 | 118 min.
Centerpiece Film | Drama, Gala, Gay/Lesbian, Period piece, Romance
Set in 1950s New York, two women from very different backgrounds (Rooney Mara as a young shop clerk and Cate Blanchett as a sophisticated, but unhappy housewife) find themselves in the throes of love...
Wed, Nov 18 - 8:00PM Dole Cannery B
CHEN JIA LING
China 2014 | 60 min.
Documentaries | Art, Biography, Documentary
Born in 1937 in Hangzhou, famous Chinese painter Chen Jialing now resides in Shanghai. He lived through World War II among the socialist transformation and the Cultural Revolution. Social change and...
Mon, Nov 16 - 5:30PM Dole Cannery D
South Korea 2000 | 136 min.
NETPAC 25th Anniversary | Drama, Period piece, Romance
Renowned Korean filmmaker Im Kwon Taek offers his own unique take on a classic romantic fable with this 13th century tale of a stunningly beautiful young woman torn between the man she loves and the...
Thu, Nov 19 - 4:00PM Doris Duke Theatre