2014 Hawaiian International Film Festival
Film Festivals (Non-NYC)

34th Hawaiian Film Festival Announces Full Lineup

Posted September 27, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani will return for its 34th edition from Oct. 30 through Nov. 9 featuring films from 45 countries spanning diverse genres. Festivalgoers will be encouraged to embrace this year’s theme of#MyHIFFMoment by sharing their unique experiences, emotions and interpretations from experiencing HIFF films. HIFF 2014 will open with the […]

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Interview: Brannigan Carter (Director) – ‘RUN': a Werewolf Short Film

Posted September 23, 2014 by Stephen Reilly

‘RUN’ chronicles the beginnings of a new breed of werewolf film; one where tradition and myth is thrown out the window and nothing but raw, pure beast remains. This short aims to reinvigorate the werewolf film genre in a heart- stopping way. Writer/action director/cinematographer Brannigan Carter says: “I wrote RUN on a whim to just try one single […]

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General News

IFP Announces New Screening Platform and First Five Films

Posted September 20, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

The Independent Filmmaker Project announced the first five projects to get weeklong theatrical runs at the state of the art Made In NY Media Center’s theater as part of the Screen Forward program.  Starting October 17th, the program will give filmmakers in the process of self-distribution the unique opportunity to gain a much-coveted NYC theatrical week-run, with […]

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Interview: Genevieve Bailey, Director – ‘I Am Eleven’

Posted September 12, 2014 by David Teich

Do you remember when you were eleven? Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey travelled the world for six years talking with 11-year-olds to compose this insightful, funny and moving documentary portrait of childhood. From an orphanage in India, to a single-parent household in inner-city Melbourne, to bathing with elephants in Thailand, ‘I Am Eleven‘ explores the lives […]

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10 Films to Watch at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

10 Films to Watch at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Posted August 28, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

The Toronto International Film Festival has become the launching pad for the best of international, Hollywood and Canadian cinema, and is recognized as the most important film festival after Cannes.  The unofficial kick off to the fall festival season (and award season pre cursor), TIFF 2014 once again brings an eclectic program of International cinema to one […]

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Interview: Ira Sachs, Director – ‘Love Is Strange’

Posted August 22, 2014 by Jake Kring-Schreifels

In Love is Strange, director Ira Sachs has at once written a love letter to lower Manhattan and also exposed its economically demanding realities. Ben (John Lithgow) and George (Alfred Molina) are caught in the middle of this beautifully rendered predicament. They’ve spent 39 years together and have just gotten married, but this announcement forces […]

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