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15 films/events

Family

95 AND 6 TO GO
United States 2016 | 86 min.
Made In Hawaii | Documentary, Family, Halekulani Golden Orchid Nominee, Personal Narrative

Award-winning filmmaker Kimi Takesue turns the camera on her resilient grandfather who has lived in Honolulu for nearly a century. As she captures the cadence of Grandpa Tom’s daily life, he shares...

Sat, Nov 05 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery C

Sun, Nov 06 - 8:00PM  Dole Cannery H

AFTER SPRING, THE TAMAKI FAMILY...
UMI NO KANATA
Japan, Taiwan 2016 | 96 min.
Spotlight on Taiwan | Documentary, Family, History, Personal Narrative

On a warm spring day in 2015, the Tamaki family – the largest immigrant family on Okinawa’s Yaeyama Island – takes a journey back to the home they’d left before World War II: Taiwan. Little...

Mon, Nov 07 - 6:15PM  Dole Cannery H

Fri, Nov 11 - 11:15AM  Dole Cannery D

AFTER THE STORM
海よりもまだ深く
Japan 2016 | 117 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Asian Cinema, Drama, Family

Award-winning director Hirokazu Kore-eda returns with a powerful tale of family ties broken and remade. The brilliant Hiroshi Abe stars as Ryota, a struggling novelist who works as a private...

Fri, Nov 04 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery B

Sat, Nov 12 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery B

COIN BOY
銅板少年
Taiwan 2016 | 24 min.
Love in Small Corners | Biography, Coming of Age, Drama, Family

Tai is a fourth grade student whose family owns a claw machine business. Today is the day to pay for the school camping fees. Tai brings exact coins to school to pay for it. But his teacher asks him...

Fri, Nov 04 - 8:00PM  Dole Cannery E

THE FREEDOM TO MARRY
United States 2016 | 86 min.
Documentaries | Documentary, Family, LGBT, Social Issues

At once epic and intimate, THE FREEDOM TO MARRY is the untold story of the same-sex marriage movement seen through Evan Wolfson, as he went on to lead one of the most successful civil rights...

Wed, Nov 09 - 6:15PM  Dole Cannery D

Fri, Nov 11 - 4:00PM  Dole Cannery D

GIVEN
United States 2016 | 75 min.
Surf Cinema | Adventure, Documentary, Family, Pacific Cinema, Surf

Told through the visceral experience of a six-year-old, GIVEN follows legendary surfers Aamion and Daize Goodwin from their home of Kauai to their quest for surf and to fulfill a calling handed down...

Sat, Nov 12 - 4:15PM  Dole Cannery A

Sun, Nov 13 - 3:30PM  Dole Cannery C

Thu, Nov 17 - 7:00PM  Kauai Waimea Theater

HARMONIUM
淵に立つ
Japan 2016 | 118 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Asian Cinema, Crime, Drama, Family

Internationally-acclaimed filmmaker Koji Fukada (HOSPITALITE) returns with an intimate and disturbing portrayal of a family come undone. Toshio (Kanji Furutachi) and his wife live a quiet life with...

Sat, Nov 05 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Fri, Nov 11 - 8:00PM  Dole Cannery H

KNIFE IN THE CLEAR WATER
清水里的刀子
China 2016 | 92 min.
Spotlight on China | Asian Cinema, Culture, Drama, Family, Halekulani Golden Orchid Nominee

In mountainous Ningxia province, old Ma Zishan and his son begin the mourning period of the former’s wife. Loved by everyone in the village and the family, the family’s only bull becomes the...

Wed, Nov 09 - 5:30PM  Doris Duke Theater

Sun, Nov 13 - 5:15PM  Dole Cannery H

LOG IN DINNER
登入晚餐
Taiwan 2016 | 27 min.
Love in Small Corners | Asian American, Drama, Family

One day Wei got the brand-new computer was a total abnormal object in his outdated restaurant. First thing came up on Wei’s total strange internet world was Teenager Angel’s live video of her...

Fri, Nov 04 - 8:00PM  Dole Cannery E

LULLABY
Yao Lan Qu
Singapore 2015 | 9 min.
Love in Small Corners | Drama, Family

A devoted grandma takes care of her grandson, while the adults are busy with their own lives. Quietly, she falls ill without anyone noticing.

Fri, Nov 04 - 8:00PM  Dole Cannery E

MARIA
New Zealand 2016 | 14 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Drama, Family, Native/Indigenous Peoples

An ailing Polynesian matriarch must find the strength to lead her family one last time.

Tue, Nov 08 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery E

Fri, Nov 11 - 12:30PM  Dole Cannery B

TONI ERDMANN
Germany 2016 | 162 min.
European Showcase | Black Comedy, Comedy, Family

One of the most talked-about films at this year’s Cannes, TONI ERDMANN is an alternately hilarious and mortifying comedy about the fraught relationship between Ines, a repressed corporate...

Thu, Nov 03 - 7:00PM  Dole Cannery C

TOTO
Philippines, United States 2016 | 116 min.
Spotlight on The Philippines | Asian Cinema, Comedy, Family

Antonio, a hotel worker in Manila, needs to make it to America. His father’s utter failure while living in Las Vegas compels Antonio to do anything and everything to support his cancer-ridden...

Fri, Nov 11 - 8:45PM  Dole Cannery C

Sat, Nov 12 - 11:00AM  Dole Cannery C

Sun, Nov 20 - 7:15PM  Kauai Waimea Theater

WHAT A WONDERFUL FAMILY!
家族はつらいよ
Japan 2016 | 108 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Asian Cinema, Comedy, Drama, Family

The latest film from renowned director Yoji Yamada is a joyful, comedic tale of family life in modern Japan. Retired curmudgeon Shuzo lives a life of relative peace with his doting wife Tomiko, their...

Sun, Nov 06 - 5:00PM  Dole Cannery B

Sat, Nov 12 - 3:30PM  Dole Cannery B

WONDERLAND
Mexico, Taiwan, United States 2016 | 14 min.
Love in Small Corners | Drama, Family, Fantasy

Stranded in Sin City for Christmas, 12-year-old Adeline struggles keep her mother’s gambling under control, all for the promise of a perfect family holiday once her father arrives.

Fri, Nov 04 - 8:00PM  Dole Cannery E

15 films/events