1-37 of 37 films/events

ANOTHER FAMILY
또 하나의 약속
South Korea 2013 | 120 min.
Asian Cinema, Drama, Family Friendly, Social Issues

The true story about the legal battle between Samsung Semiconductor and its employees who contracted leukemia while working at the factory. Taxi driver Sang-gu is overjoyed when his daughter is hired...

Sat, Apr 05 - 3:30PM  Dole Cannery A

Tue, Apr 08 - 6:15PM  Dole Cannery B

AS THE LIGHTS GO OUT
救火英雄
Hong Kong 2013 | 116 min.
Action, Asian Cinema, Drama, Foreign, Thriller

Director Derek Kwok presents star-studded, action-packed firefighter drama AS THE LIGHTS GO OUT. A huge hit in Hong Kong and mainland China, AS THE LIGHTS GO OUT follows a team of crack firefighters...

Thu, Apr 10 - 6:30PM  Dole Cannery A

ASK THIS OF RIKYU
利休にたずねよ
Japan 2013 | 123 min.
Asian Cinema, Drama, Period piece, Shogun/Samurai

As rain pours down, soldiers surround the home of tea master Rikyu. Chancellor Hideyoshi has ordered him to commit suicide. As he contemplates death, his wife stirs memories of the past. Tanaka...

Sat, Apr 05 - 6:30PM  Dole Cannery A

Sun, Apr 06 - 2:30PM  Dole Cannery C

THE ATTORNEY
변호인
South Korea 2013 | 127 min.
Crime, Drama, History

Inspired by true events and South Korea's former president, Roh Moo-hyun, THE ATTORNEY tells a riveting and heart-warming tale about the transformation of Song Woo-seo (Song Kang-ho), who...

Mon, Apr 28 - 7:00PM  Hawaii Theatre Center

BEIJING LOVE STORY
北京愛情故事
China 2014 | 122 min.
Asian Cinema, Drama, Romance

Breaking box office records in China, HIFF is proud to present BEIJING LOVE STORY.  Different generations look at love, romance and commitment, all from a uniquely Beijing perspective; a...

Wed, Apr 09 - 8:45PM  Dole Cannery B

Thu, Apr 10 - 6:15PM  Dole Cannery B

BELLE
United Kingdom 2013 | 105 min.
Drama, History, Period piece, Romance

In late eighteenth century England, Dido Elizabeth Belle is born to a white British admiral and a black Caribbean slave. The admiral's family is appalled, but when he returns to sea, custom...

Sat, Apr 05 - 12:45PM  Dole Cannery A

Sun, Apr 06 - 1:00PM  Dole Cannery B

BLUE BUSTAMANTE
Philippines 2013 | 87 min.
Asian Cinema, Buddy Picture, Comedy, Foreign, Social Issues

Miko Livelo's light and humorous approach on the misadventures of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) makes BLUE BUSTAMANTE a delight for audiences. George Bustamante is an OFW in Japan looking to...

Sun, Apr 06 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery B

Mon, Apr 07 - 4:00PM  Dole Cannery B

BUSHIDO
蠢動-しゅんどう-
Japan 2014 | 102 min.
Asian Cinema, Drama, Foreign, Period piece, Shogun/Samurai

1735. Tokugawa era Japan. The Inaba clan is struggling under the weight of the Tokugawa shogunate's demands. The Inaba clan's allegiance to Toyotomi during the war has earned them the...

Fri, Apr 04 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery C

Sat, Apr 05 - 3:00PM  Dole Cannery C

DOM HEMINGWAY
United Kingdom 2013 | 93 min.
Black Comedy, Crime

Jude Law plays DOM HEMINGWAY, a larger-than-life safecracker with a loose fuse who is funny, profane, and dangerous.  After twelve years in prison, he sets off with his partner in crime Dickie...

Sun, Apr 06 - 9:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Mon, Apr 07 - 9:00PM  Dole Cannery C

THE DOUBLE
United Kingdom 2013 | 93 min.
Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller

Simon James (Eisenberg) is a timid office clerk working in an ominous government organization. He is overlooked by his boss (Wallace Shawn) and colleagues, scorned by his mother, and ignored by...

Sat, Apr 05 - 9:15PM  Dole Cannery B

Mon, Apr 07 - 8:45PM  Dole Cannery B

FASTEN YOUR SEATBELT
롤러코스터
South Korea 2013 | 93 min.
Asian Cinema, Comedy

Actor Ha Jung-woo’s directorial debut is a hilarious comedic romp revolving around a stormy, troubled flight with a Korean movie star, a business tycoon, paparazzi, and a monk on board! The...

Mon, Apr 07 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Wed, Apr 09 - 9:15PM  Dole Cannery A

Thu, Apr 10 - 3:30PM  Dole Cannery C

FINAL RECIPE
파이널 레시피
China, South Korea 2013 | 120 min.
Drama, Food, Romance

Shanghai, China. One of the most prestigious culinary competitions is under way. Julia (Michelle Yeoh) hopes that her husband David (a former chef) enters the contest and rediscovers his love for...

Mon, Apr 14 - 7:00PM  Hawaii Theatre Center

FIRESTORM
風暴
Hong Kong 2013 | 118 min.
Action, Asian Cinema, Crime, Thriller

A crew of seasoned criminals led by the notorious Nam (Hu Jun), pulls off another smooth and violent armored car heist in broad daylight. Whoever tries to get in their way, they show no mercy. This...

Sat, Apr 05 - 9:30PM  Dole Cannery A

Mon, Apr 07 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery A

THE GALAPAGOS AFFAIR: SATAN CAME TO EDEN
United States 2014 | 120 min.
Crime, Documentary, Educational, Environment, Mystery, Pacific Cinema

Darwin meets Hitchcock in this true-crime tale of paradise found and lost. THE GALAPAGOS AFFAIR: SATAN CAME TO EDEN is a fascinating documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery as strange and...

Sat, Apr 05 - 12:00PM  Dole Cannery C

Sun, Apr 06 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery B

GHOST IN THE SHELL: ARISE - BORDER 1 & 2
攻殻機動隊ARISE
Japan 2014 | 120 min.
Animation, Fantasy, Science Fiction

GHOST IN THE SHELL is back! Join us for a special screening of the first two episodes of the highly anticipated OVA series ARISE, BORDER 1: GHOST PAIN and BORDER 2: GHOST WHISPER. In this highly...

Thu, Apr 10 - 9:00PM  Dole Cannery B

HIDE AND SEEK
숨바꼭질
South Korea 2013 | 107 min.
Asian Cinema, Detective/Mystery, Drama, Thriller

Sung-soo has everything: a beautiful wife and children, a comfortable home and luxury car, and plenty of money in the bank. When he learns that his estranged brother has gone missing, he visits his...

Fri, Apr 04 - 6:30PM  Dole Cannery A

Wed, Apr 09 - 9:00PM  Dole Cannery C

HOW TO FIGHT IN SIX INCH HEELS
AM MUU GIAY GOT NHON
Vietnam 2013 | 96 min.
Asia, Foreign, Romantic Comedy, Women

In the new uproarious comedy, HOW TO FIGHT IN SIX INCH HEELS, director Ham Tran (JOURNEY FROM THE FALL) and triple threat – writer/producer/star – Kathy Uyen (KIEU) team up to create a...

Sat, Apr 05 - 6:15PM  Dole Cannery B

Sun, Apr 06 - 3:30PM  Dole Cannery B

KUMU HINA
United States 2013 | 77 min.
Biography, Documentary, Gay/Lesbian, Social Issues

Imagine a world where a little boy can grow up to be the woman of his dreams, and a young girl can rise to become a leader among men. Welcome to Kumu Hina's Hawai'i. During a momentous year...

Thu, Apr 10 - 7:00PM  Hawaii Theatre Center

LILTING
United Kingdom 2014 | 91 min.
Drama, Foreign, Gay/Lesbian

The sudden death of a young London man named Kai leaves his headstrong Chinese-Cambodian mother, Junn (Pei-Pei Cheng), and his boyfriend, Richard (Ben Wishaw), each in a profound state of grief....

Mon, Apr 07 - 6:30PM  Dole Cannery B

Tue, Apr 08 - 3:45PM  Dole Cannery B

THE LITTLE HOUSE
小さいおうち
Japan 2014 | 136 min.
Drama, Period piece, Romance

While cleaning out the house of his recently deceased great aunt Taki, Takeshi (Satoshi Tsumabuki) discovers her recently completed autobiography. As he reads the handwritten pages, he recounts his...

Mon, Apr 07 - 7:00PM  Hawaii Theatre Center

Thu, Apr 10 - 3:15PM  Dole Cannery A

LOCKE
United Kingdom 2013 | 84 min.
Drama, Foreign, Thriller

Hours before the biggest day of his career, Ivan Locke receives a phone call that threatens to destroy the life he has worked so meticulously to create. Drawing the audience into a jarringly intimate...

Sat, Apr 05 - 9:00PM  Dole Cannery C

Tue, Apr 08 - 9:15PM  Dole Cannery C

MARRIAGE BLUE
결혼전야
South Korea 2014 | 118 min.
Asian Cinema, Comedy, Drama, Omnibus, Romance, Romantic Comedy

Four different couples disclose four different stories all about marriage. Tae-Kyu and his girlfriend Joo-Young are set to get married soon but Tae-Kyu felt betrayed when he learns that...

Wed, Apr 09 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Thu, Apr 10 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery C

OBVIOUS CHILD
United States 2013 | 83 min.
Comedy, Self-discovery, Women

Donna Stern is a 27-year-old Brooklyn comedian whose lewd, warmhearted wit is irresistible with audiences. When she gets heartlessly “dumped” by her two-timing boyfriend, Donna plunges...

Fri, Apr 04 - 9:30PM  Dole Cannery B

Sun, Apr 06 - 12:15PM  Dole Cannery C

ON MY WAY
Elle S’en Va
France 2013 | 116 min.
Drama, Road Movie, Self-discovery

Bettie (Catherine Deneuve) is a former beauty queen in her sixties. She runs a local bistro and lives with her elderly mother, with whom she enjoys a spiritedly dysfunctional relationship. It is from...

Fri, Apr 04 - 7:00PM  Hawaii Theatre Center

ONCE UPON A TIME IN VIETNAM
Lửa Phật
Vietnam 2013 | 107 min.
Action, Asian Cinema, Fantasy, Martial Arts, Science Fiction

In a small town crime boss Long is buying up land and bullying its residents out of their homes and businesses. All that stands in his way is Hien, the neighborhood baker and his wife Ahn. Facing the...

Fri, Apr 04 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery C

Sat, Apr 05 - 12:30PM  Dole Cannery B

QUEEN
India 2014 | 146 min.
Bollywood, Comedy, Music, Road Movie

Rani, a typical Delhi girl living in Rajouri Garden. Preparations for her wedding with fiance Rajkumar Rao are in full flow when he suddenly dumps her, just a few days prior to the wedding. Instead...

Sun, Apr 06 - 12:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Mon, Apr 07 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery C

RIGOR MORTIS
殭屍
Hong Kong 2013 | 101 min.
Asian Cinema, Foreign, Horror, Supernatural

RIGOR MORTIS is an audacious and visually stunning debut that establishes Hong Kong pop star-turned-director Juno Mak as a filmmaking talent to be reckoned with. An ominous-looking public-housing...

Fri, Apr 04 - 9:15PM  Dole Cannery A

Thu, Apr 10 - 9:15PM  Dole Cannery A

ROCK 'N' ROLL EXPOSED: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF BOB GRUEN
United Kingdom 2012 | 104 min.
Art, Biography, Documentary, Music

From Led Zeppelin to The Rolling Stones, Elvis to Madonna, Bob Dylan to Bob Marley, John Lennon to Johnny Rotten, the world's foremost rock 'n' roll photographer, Bob Gruen, has captured...

Tue, Apr 08 - 6:30PM  Dole Cannery C

SIDDHARTH
Canada, India 2014 | 96 min.
Asian Cinema, Drama, Foreign, Social Issues

In New Delhi, twelve-year-old Siddharth is sent by his father Mahendra to work in a factory in another province to help support their family. Siddharth is supposed to come home in one month for...

Sat, Apr 05 - 3:15PM  Dole Cannery B

Mon, Apr 07 - 3:45PM  Dole Cannery C

TENSHIN
天心
Japan 2013 | 120 min.
Art, Asian Cinema, Biography, Drama, Foreign, History

One hundred years after the death of Tenshin Okakura, director Katsuya Matsumura pays tribute to this legendary artistic leader considered the “father” of Japanese modern art. Born in...

Sun, Apr 06 - 3:15PM  Dole Cannery A

Tue, Apr 08 - 3:30PM  Dole Cannery C

Wed, Apr 09 - 6:15PM  Dole Cannery B

THUY
안녕, 투이
South Korea 2013 | 108 min.
Asian Cinema, Crime, Drama

Thuy is a Vietnamese woman who has married into a Korean family for money. But even though she came to Korea without knowing her husband, she is sincere to both him and her in-laws. With love and...

Sun, Apr 06 - 5:30PM  Dole Cannery C

TO BE TAKEI
United States 2014 | 90 min.
Asian American, Biography, Comedy, Documentary, Gay/Lesbian, Social Issues

George Takei doesn’t shy away from digging into his remarkable career and personal life in Jennifer Kroot’s delightful and incisive film TO BE TAKEI. As a child forced into...

Sun, Apr 06 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery C

Wed, Apr 09 - 6:30PM  Dole Cannery C

TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM
United States 2013 | 90 min.
Documentary, Educational, Music, Women

Presented by Honolulu Community College's Student Media Board, this special screening of TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM will be held at Honolulu Community College and will be FREE to the public. The...

Sat, Apr 05 - 6:00PM  Honolulu Community College

UNFORGIVEN
許されざる者
Japan 2013 | 135 min.
Asian Cinema, Drama, Period piece, Shogun/Samurai

Jubei Kamata (Ken Watanabe) is an infamous former swordsman who spends his days tending a struggling farm. His commitment to pastoral tranquility is tested when Kingo Baba, an old comrade in arms,...

Sun, Apr 06 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Tue, Apr 08 - 9:00PM  Dole Cannery B

WALTZ FOR MONICA
Monica Z
Denmark, Sweden 2013 | 111 min.
Biography, Drama, Foreign

In the early 60s, Monica, a young, rebellious girl from Sweden is determined to make it as a singer in the vibrant jazz clubs of Stockholm and New York City. She embarks on the singing career of her...

Tue, Apr 08 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Wed, Apr 09 - 3:45PM  Dole Cannery A

WAY BACK HOME
집으로 가는 길
South Korea 2013 | 131 min.
Asian Cinema, Drama, Foreign, Social Issues

Jeong Yoon is a caring wife and mother and a sensitive woman who finds herself plunged into a legal ordeal thousands of miles from home. After years of planning, she and her husband Jong Bae open an...

Tue, Apr 08 - 8:45PM  Dole Cannery A

Wed, Apr 09 - 3:00PM  Dole Cannery C

Thu, Apr 10 - 8:45PM  Dole Cannery C

WORDS AND PICTURES
United States 2013 | 115 min.
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Prep school English teacher Jack (Clive Owen) laments his students' obsession with social media and good grades — as opposed to rigorous engagement with language. A one-time literary star,...

Sat, Apr 05 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery C

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