HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
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HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Information

96817 HONOLULU, USA

Activity

Film Festival

Description

HIFF is the premier global international film festival with a special focus on Asia and Pacific Rim cinema. HIFF is a 43 year old 501(c)3 Nonprofit organization. HIFF takes place annually on five Hawaiian islands, is Academy Award Qualifying in both International and Hawaii-made short films, gives out over $20,000 in cash awards to filmmakers annually, and has strong industry, educational, and new media programs. Film showcases of Pacific, Indigenous, Asian, and Environmental among others.

Objective

Established in 1981, the Hawaii International Film Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of cultural exchange and media awareness in the Pacific Rim. HIFF’s programming has two particular mandates: to be a festival of record for emerging films from Asia, the Pacific, and North America and to present the top festival films from around the world, annually screening films from over 45 countries.