HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
HONOLULU, HI -- (August 1, 2011) -- Festival fans and movie-goers alike rejoice! The upcoming Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani will run from Oct.13-23, 2011. Recent releases and films of the highest quality from around the world will be screened daily at Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18 Theatres once the festival begins.
"We are extremely proud to add to our ongoing legacy of successful festivals with this year's Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani" says Chuck Boller, Executive Director of Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF). "This is our 31st year of showcasing films, worldwide and local, here in Hawai'i and the excitement about the festival each year is unparalleled. Having Halekulani as our new Presenting Sponsor makes this year one of our most exciting yet".
HIFF showcases over 250 films including many U.S. and world premieres, and over the years it has become a meeting place for numerous prominent film delegates. The Festival draws an audience 80,000 or more from around the state, the nation, and throughout the world. Public and private events including an awards presentation, special film screenings, and educational programs for primary and secondary students will also be ongoing throughout the festival season.
HIFF's major sponsors are: Halekulani Hotels & Resorts, Regal Entertainment Group, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii, Hawaii Tourism Authority, The Vilcek Foundation, and EuroCinema Hawaii.
For more information about HIFF please visit hiff.org.