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ALOHA VEGAS
United States 2016 | 11 min.
ACM and SU Night | Drama, Romance, Self-discovery, Student

ALOHA VEGAS is a 11-minute bittersweet romantic dark comedy about a middle age couple from Hawaiʻi. When he is diagnosed with cancer, Rock, an easy-going heavy smoker convinces his cautious wife...

Thu, Nov 10 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

APOCALYPSE CHILD
Philippines 2015 | 95 min.
Spotlight on The Philippines | Asian Cinema, Romance, Self-discovery, Surf

Ford, a surfing instructor from the Philippines, has been told his whole life that he’s the son of Francis Ford Coppola and that he was conceived during the on-location filming of APOCALYPSE NOW....

Sat, Nov 05 - 4:30PM  Dole Cannery E

Mon, Nov 07 - 3:00PM  Dole Cannery E

AT CAFÉ 6
六弄咖啡馆
Taiwan 2016 | 103 min.
Spotlight on Taiwan | Asian Cinema, Coming of Age, Drama, Romance

After her car broke down, Miss Liang seeks refuge at a coffee shop called Cafe 6. To pass the time, the shop owner shares a story in his youth in 1996, when Min-lu and Bo-zhi were inseparable. Min-lu...

Wed, Nov 09 - 8:15PM  Doris Duke Theater

Sat, Nov 12 - 4:30PM  Dole Cannery H

FROM THE LAND OF THE MOON
MAL DE PIERRES
France 2016 | 125 min.
European Showcase | Drama, Period/Historical, Romance

Set after World War II, FROM THE LAND OF THE MOON (adapted from Milena Angus’ novel) spans twenty years in the life of a passionate, free-spirited woman named Gabrielle (Oscar winner Marion...

Mon, Nov 07 - 8:45PM  Dole Cannery D

Fri, Nov 11 - 6:15PM  Dole Cannery D

GOD, KING & COUNTRY
Australia 2013 | 13 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Action, Drama, Romance, War

Four maori men from Aotearoa (New Zealand) take the front line in World War II and are guided by their ancestor and warrior instincts

Tue, Nov 08 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery E

Fri, Nov 11 - 12:30PM  Dole Cannery B

LOVERS ARE WET
恋人たちは濡れた
Japan 1973 | 77 min.
Fantastic Asia | Asian Cinema, Erotic, Mature Audience, Romance

In celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Japanese ‘Roman Porno’ genre, film company Nikkatsu has released new titles in the style of the famed 1970s films under the ‘Roman Porno Reboot’...

Wed, Nov 09 - 9:15PM  Dole Cannery E

Thu, Nov 10 - 9:30PM  Dole Cannery C

A MIDSUMMER'S HAWAIIAN DREAM
United States 2016 | 85 min.
Made In Hawaii | Comedy, Pacific Cinema, Romance

This modern retelling of the classic Shakespeare play is made entirely in Hawaii. Now set in an enchanted forest in Hawaii, archaeologists are searching ancient Hawaiian artifacts to activate an...

Thu, Nov 10 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery B

MIRAGE
United States 2016 | 14 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Dance, Drama, Music, Romance

A King sends his daughter in disguise to seduce the man he cannot kill and bring him back to the palace so they can all live together as one happy family. But when she falls in love with the...

Fri, Nov 11 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Sat, Nov 12 - 12:30PM  Regal Kapolei

Sun, Nov 13 - 10:45AM  Dole Cannery C

Sat, Nov 19 - 12:00PM  Kauai Waimea Theater

Sun, Nov 20 - 12:00PM  Hilo Palace Theater

MISBEHAVIOR
여교사
South Korea 2015 | 96 min.
Spotlight on Korea | Asian Cinema, Drama, Erotic, Romance, Suspense

Kim Ha-neul stars in this steamy thriller about passion, jealousy, and illicit love at a boys’ high school. Teacher Hyo-joo (Kim) is unhappy. She is the lowest on the totem pole at work, her...

Sun, Nov 06 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery A

Sat, Nov 12 - 9:00PM  Dole Cannery H

MY KOREAN TEACHER
いきなり先生になったボクが彼女に恋をした
Japan 2016 | 98 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Asian Cinema, Romance, Romantic Comedy

Yesung of SUPER JUNIOR makes his film debut in an Okinawan romantic comedy with a Korean twist! While on a business trip to Okinawa, Young Ung suddenly learns he is out of a job. Feeling lost, he...

Tue, Nov 08 - 6:15PM  Dole Cannery B

Fri, Nov 11 - 3:30PM  Dole Cannery B

ONE DAY
แฟนเดย์..แฟนกันแค่วันเดียว
Thailand 2016 | 135 min.
Southeast Asian Showcase | Asian Cinema, Romance, Romantic Comedy

Denchai is down on his luck when it comes to love. He has a crush on Nui, the new girl in the office. On a company trip to Hokkaido, Denchai rings a wishing bell and wishes to fall in love. Soon...

Thu, Nov 03 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery D

Mon, Nov 07 - 2:30PM  Dole Cannery D

OVER THE FENCE
Japan 2016 | 112 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Asian Cinema, Drama, Romance, Self-discovery

From director Nobuhiro Yamashita (LINDA LINDA LINDA, LA LA LA AT ROCK BOTTOM) comes a quirky romance starring Yu Aoi and Joe Odagiri. Loner Shiraiwa is a bit on the down and out. Unemployed and...

Thu, Nov 03 - 8:00PM  Dole Cannery H

Fri, Nov 11 - 5:30PM  Dole Cannery H

PATERSON
United States 2016 | 113 min.
Awards Buzz | Art House, Drama, Romance

Jim Jarmusch’s latest film is about a hardworking bus driver named Paterson (Adam Driver) who also shares the name of the city he lives in. He writes heartfelt poems every day before his shift...

Sat, Nov 05 - 5:30PM  Dole Cannery H

Fri, Nov 11 - 5:45PM  Dole Cannery E

SHANGHAI RICHES
China, United States 2016 | 15 min.
ACM and SU Night | Drama, Romance, Student

Three short films by three directors that explore wealth and worth in Shanghai, China.

Thu, Nov 10 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

SNAP
Sa-nap
Thailand 2015 | 97 min.
Asian Cinerama: Asian Film Awards Academy Roadshow | Asian Cinema, Drama, Romance

Pueng, a colonel’s daughter, planned to spend her married life with Mann, a young lieutenant. When she returns to her hometown to attend a wedding, Pueng reunites with old friend, Boy, who came...

Thu, Nov 10 - 3:15PM  Dole Cannery H

Sat, Nov 12 - 5:00PM  Hawaii Pacific University

THE TIGER HUNTER
United States 2016 | 94 min.
Spotlight on India | Comedy, Romance

Sami (COMMUNITY’s Danny Pudi) is a young Indian who travels to 1970s America to become an engineer and live up to the legacy of his father, a legendary tiger hunter. When Sami's job falls...

Sat, Nov 12 - 6:15PM  Dole Cannery C

Sun, Nov 13 - 3:45PM  Dole Cannery E

Sun, Nov 20 - 7:30PM  Hilo Palace Theater

TWENTY AGAIN
두 번째 스물
South Korea 2015 | 125 min.
Spotlight on Korea | Asian Cinema, Drama, Road Movie, Romance

Min-ha, a widowed doctor, is on her way to Italy to meet her stepdaughter when a familiar man approaches her on the plane. The man is film director Min-gu, on his way to the Turin Film Festival in...

Fri, Nov 04 - 8:00PM  Dole Cannery D

Sat, Nov 05 - 12:30PM  Dole Cannery B

TWO LOVERS AND A BEAR
Canada 2016 | 96 min.
Awards Buzz | Drama, Magical Realism, Road Movie, Romance, Supernatural

Oscar©-nominated Kim Nguyen delivers a star-crossed romance in the metaphorical TWO LOVERS AND A BEAR, about Lucy (Tatiana Maslany) and Roman (Dane DeHaan), a couple deeply and troublingly in love...

Mon, Nov 07 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery C

Wed, Nov 09 - 3:00PM  Dole Cannery D

WET WOMAN IN THE WIND
Kaze ni Nureta Onna
Japan 2016 | 77 min.
Fantastic Asia | Asian Cinema, Erotic, Mature Audience, Romance

In celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Japanese ‘Roman Porno’ genre, film company Nikkatsu has released 5 new titles in the style of the famed 1970s films under the ‘Roman Porno...

Wed, Nov 09 - 7:45PM  Dole Cannery E

Thu, Nov 10 - 8:00PM  Dole Cannery C

YOUR NAME.
君の名は。
Japan 2016 | 105 min.
Closing Night Film | Anime, Asian Cinema, Coming of Age, Gala, Romance, Supernatural

Buzzworthy director Makoto Shinkai’s latest film is the gorgeously animated YOUR NAME. Mitsuha and Taki are total strangers living completely different lives. When Mitsuha makes a wish to leave her...

Sun, Nov 13 - 7:30PM  Dole Cannery B

Sun, Nov 13 - 9:30PM  Dole Cannery B

YOURSELF AND YOURS
당신 자신과 당신의 것
South Korea 2016 | 86 min.
Spotlight on Korea | Art House, Asian Cinema, Drama, Romance, Surreal

Festival darling and acclaimed director Hong Sang-soo (RIGHT NOW, WRONG THEN) embarks on an intriguing foray into the uncanny. When painter Young-soo confronts his girlfriend Minjung about her...

Tue, Nov 08 - 7:45PM  Dole Cannery H

Sun, Nov 13 - 3:15PM  Dole Cannery H

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