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Sun, sand and the silver screen

Film | Wide Angle Nov 23, 2017

Sun, sand and the silver screen

by Mark Schilling

Launched in 1981 by Jeannette Paulson Hereniko, the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) was the first film festival in the United States to focus on films from the Asia-Pacific region. Being a bridge between East and West is still its mission, but HIFF now ...

Short-film festival offers flicks for free

Film May 29, 2014

Short-film festival offers flicks for free

by Mark Schilling

Short films are today both everywhere but nowhere, even for many who consider themselves film fans. With digital cameras and other filmmaking gear becoming ever more affordable, the number of short films in every genre is exploding. But little of this huge output plays at ...