Courtyard Cinema is free and open to the public and showcases a selection of Hawaii International Film Festival curated films.
Next Event: Thursday, October 12 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Second Thursday of Every Month
Free self-parking is available across the street in the Ward Village Shops parking garage or in the Ward Centre Parking garage. Premium Valet for $7 is available at the Ward Centre parking garage from Sunday – Thursday, 10:00am – 9:00pm and Friday & Saturday from 10:00am – Midnight.
Free tickets are required.
When a film is sold out, you may still be able to attend the showing on a standby basis and would be allowed entrance after ticket holders, if space permits. Seats are not guaranteed, but you are welcome to bring your own chair.
Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned
During a trip to a mountain, several kids disappear, and only one is rescued. A few days later, one of the missing kids reappears, but he has become an adult over the course of the last few days.
Poi E: The Story of Our Song
Director Tearepa Kahi strums another note into New Zealand's film canon with POI E, a documentary named after the country's iconic 1984 musical hit. The song gave hope and a renewed spirit to a suffering community during an economic recession; it topped the music charts for four weeks straight and reentered the Top 10 in New Zealand in 2009 and 2010.
The film traces the entrepreneurial hitmaker behind POI E, Dalvanius Prime, who, in the 1980s, convinced the Patea Maori Club to perform the song. The group found themselves on an unexpected roller coaster ride as the song climbed the charts. Through archival footage and interviews with Prime, existing Patea Maori Club members and other notable figures in New Zealand media, the rich history of the song is uncovered and its relevance through the test of time addresses its impact on future generations while showing how the song is the pulse of the heart of a nation.
Sep 1 - Oct 31
IBM Building Lights
Lighting up the IBM Building to show our support for local and national causes.
Last Wednesday of Every Month
REAL a gastropub: Trivia Night
Eat, drink and get your geek on at REAL a gastropub.