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
ENISHI THE BRIDE OF IZUMO
Japan 2015 | 108 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Drama, Family, Romance
Maki returns to her hometown of Izumo to take care of the funeral arrangements for Akie, her grandmother who raised her since she was a child. While cleaning her grandmother’s house, Maki finds an...
Sat, Nov 21 - 2:45PM Dole Cannery D
HANA'S MISO SOUP
Japan 2015 | 118 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Drama, Family, Gala
Chie, a young girl out of college, is diagnosed with cancer soon after becoming engaged. Undeterred, with an understanding that the treatment will leave her unable to bear children, she moves on and...
Sat, Nov 14 - 5:30PM Dole Cannery B
Wed, Nov 18 - 5:30PM Dole Cannery B
Fri, Nov 20 - 3:00PM Koko Marina A
Sun, Nov 22 - 12:00PM Waimea Theater Kauai
ジュリエット×2 〜 恋音ミュージカル
Japan 2015 | 15 min.
Careful What You Pack Shorts | Comedy, Musical, Youth/Teen
Two rivals at a Japanese girls school fight for the role of Juliet in the upcoming school musical. But things get complicated when a male student transfers in. With the role of Romeo going to the new...
Thu, Nov 19 - 8:30PM Dole Cannery D
MIDORI IN HAWAII
Japan, United States 2015 | 84 min.
Made In Hawaii | Drama, Family, Halekulani Golden Orchid Nominee
Midori is a struggling wedding photographer living in Hawaii. When Seiko and Kyo-chan, Midori’s judgmental sister and brother in-law visit from Japan, Midori’s small world is thrown off balance....
Sat, Nov 14 - 3:30PM Dole Cannery A
Wed, Nov 18 - 6:00PM Dole Cannery C
Fri, Nov 20 - 6:00PM Hilo Palace Theater
Fri, Nov 20 - 9:00PM Kona - Honua Studios