The Hawai’i International Film Festival returns to the Hilo Palace Theater with an exciting program of 7 feature length films and 2 Made in Hawai’i shorts programs.
Made in Hawai’i Shorts #2 @2PM- This program includes the following Short Films:
IN THE LIGHT
TROUBLE IN PARADISE
Belle @ 5PM
Suzu is a 17-year-old high school student living in a rural village with her father. For years, she has only been a shadow of herself. One day, she enters “U,” a virtual world of 5 billion members on the Internet. There, she is not Suzu anymore but Belle, a world-famous singer. She soon meets with a mysterious creature. Together, they embark on a journey of adventures, challenges and love, in their quest to become who they truly are.
The Power of the Dog @ 8PM
Created by legendary director Jane Campion, Phil (Benedict Cumberbatch) instills fear in the eyes of those around him. His brother (Jesse Plummons)—all too aware of his brother’s menacing nature—decides to bring home a new wife and her son. But Phil employs his most deadly, awe-inspiring capacity to inflict fear in his brother’s new wife and son.