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Start a New Memorial Weekend Tradition!

Join us at the 11th Annual Big Island Film Festival

Thursday, May 26 - Monday, May 30, 2016

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Movie magic under Hawaii's starry skies makes an unforgettable Memorial Weekend experience, as filmmakers and fans, family and friends gather to Talk Story about the things they love.


Film Submissions open September 1, 2015

Film Freeway

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2016 Big Island Film Festival

Feature Screenplay Contest

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Screenplay Awards
Finalists – Debbie the Viking, War 2.0
First Place - Garbagemen

Golden Honu Awards


Best Student Short
Sin Frontera

Best Hawaii Short
The Fishing Club Movie

Best Family Short

Best Foreign Short
The Rabbit

Best Short
Our Father

Best Special Effects
The Sun Devil and The Princess


Best Foreign Feature
Patterson's Wager

Best Family Feature
Under The Blood Red Sun

Best Feature

Barbara Award
Jilel - The Calling of the Shell Microwave Films of the Marshall Islands

Audience Choice Feature

Audience Choice Short


Congratulations to all!


Wounded Warior Project
Silent Auction to benefit the Fisher House at Tripler Army Medical Center, Monday,
May 25, 2015

Big Island Film Festival At A Glance
BIFF At A Glance


2015 Big Island Filim Festival Program
2015 BIFF Program



Fairmont Orchid
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Hawaii Tourism Authority
Festivals of Hawaii
County of Hawaii R&D CPEPCounty of Hawaii
Pau Maui Vodka


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