7 films/events

Romance

BIRDS WITHOUT NAMES
彼女がその名を知らない鳥たち
Japan 2016 | 123 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Crime, Drama, Romance

Towako (Yu Aoi) can’t seem to take care of herself. Childlike and selfish, she lives with an older man named Junji who takes care of her every need while she stays at home all day. Though she...

Fri, Nov 03 - 6:30PM  Dole Cannery H

Wed, Nov 08 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery H

Thu, Nov 09 - 5:30PM  Dole Cannery C

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
Brazil, France, Italy, United States 2017 | 132 min.
Gala Presentations | Coming of Age, Drama, LGBT, Romance

It's the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy. He soon meets Oliver (Armie Hammer), a...

Thu, Nov 02 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery D

THE DAY AFTER
그 후
South Korea 2017 | 92 min.
Spotlight on Korea | Drama, Romance, Self-discovery

Master of the art of conversation, festival favorite Hong Sang-soo returns with a satirical romp about love, relationships, and literature, set in one very small publishing house. A-reum is about to...

Tue, Nov 07 - 6:15PM  Dole Cannery E

Sat, Nov 11 - 4:30PM  Dole Cannery E

JIMAMI TOFU
Japan, Singapore 2017 | 121 min.
Eat. Drink. Film. | Drama, Food, Romance

When ambitious Singaporean chef Ryan’s wife Yuki suddenly disappears, it leaves him reeling. In an effort to find her, he sets off to her hometown in Okinawa searching for clues. While Yuki is...

Thu, Nov 09 - 5:30PM  Dole Cannery B

Sat, Nov 11 - 5:30PM  Dole Cannery B

Sun, Nov 12 - 12:30PM  Dole Cannery B

Fri, Nov 17 - 8:15PM  Hilo Palace Theater

Sun, Nov 19 - 4:45PM  Waimea Theater Kauai

MODERN LIFE IS RUBBISH
United Kingdom 2017 | 105 min.
Sound X Vision | Comedy, Music, Romance

Brought together by their shared love of music, ten years on Liam and Natalie are at breaking-point. Making the difficult decision to separate, they must split their prized music library. But the...

Sun, Nov 05 - 8:15PM  Dole Cannery C

Thu, Nov 09 - 3:00PM  Dole Cannery C

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United States 2017 | 5 min.
Alphabet Soup Shorts | LGBT, Romance

Through spoken word, we follow Openi — an introverted, introspective, Chinese-diasporic queer on the cusp of a solar return — as they reflect on the nuances and intricacies of the...

Sat, Nov 04 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery D

Sat, Nov 18 - 1:00PM  Hilo Palace Theater

Sun, Nov 19 - 12:15PM  Waimea Theater Kauai

YOU ARE THE APPLE OF MY EYE
那些年,我們一起追的女孩
Taiwan ROC 2011 | 109 min.
Spotlight on Taiwan | Coming of Age, Romance

A group of close friends who attend a private school all have a debilitating crush on the sunny star pupil, Shen Jiayi. The only member of the group who claims not to is Ke Jingteng, but he ends up...

Thu, Nov 09 - 5:15PM  Dole Cannery H

7 films/events
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