Honolulu, HI, October 11, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The Hawaii International Film Festival (Hiff) proudly invites moms, dads, grandparents and their children to Hiff’s Family Fest film showcase, where the entire ohana can enjoy a number of wonderful films geared just for families.
If your keiki love animated films, they invite you to join two friends as they enter a world of fantasy and adventure of 1,000 years ago in Mai Mai Miracle. Having its North American Premiere, Mai Mai Miracle is a tale of friendship, adventure and mystery.
Hiff is also pleased to host the Hawaii premiere of Saving Luna. Fast forward to the present and experience the journey of a lone baby orca who has lost his family and befriends humans off Vancouver island in Saving Luna. A struggle ensues as the government thinks killing him is the humane way, while his friends, made up of residents of the community and local tribes, try to save him.
The final Family Fest feature is the U.S. premiere of the New Zealand film Under The Mountain, directed by Jonathan King. Starring Sam Neill, Matthew Chamberlain, and Sophie McBride, the film is a fantasy adventure about teenage twins who must thwart an otherworldly threat that exists underground amid Auckland’s beautiful landscape.
Over 170 films from 36 different countries will be featured at this year¹s festival. Hiff’s 2009 program is being held at the Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18 Theaters from October 15-25. Tickets are on sale now. General admission tickets are available for $10 or $9 for students, seniors, children and military. Tickets may be purchased in person at Hiff¹s box office at 650 Iwilei Road #101 across from Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18 Theaters or by phone at (808) 548-5905. The film guide is available now online at www.hiff.org.
For more information and detailed film synopses please visit us at www.hiff.org.