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Ticket Derby Buy Tickets OnlineDaytime Films: $8 per 2 hour block; $6 Kama’aina
Family Films: Free - 2 hours
Festival Films: $16 per 4 hours double feature & shorts; $12 Kama’aina
Additional $10 upgrade to Ali’i Seating (lounge chairs) – if space available.
Best of the Fest: Roughriders Concert + Audience Choice feature & short
Gen Adm $45, Kama’aina $35, Keiki (7-12) $10

Movie tickets are always available for purchase at the door. Note: Best of the Fest is $5 more at the door. Please Pre-purchase tickets online to avoid ticket lines. Only social event tickets & Best of the Fest tickets are available at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawai’i Concierge desk next to the lobby. Kama’aina prices are available for Daytime films, evening Festival Films & Best of the Fest. TicketDerby is an online ticketing service where you print your tickets at home. Phone orders may be emailed to you or will be on a pre-paid list at the door.

Pre-registration only: Filmmaker Workshops: Three workshops will be presented in 2015. Friday, morning by Steve Edmiston. Saturday morning by Jennifer Grisanti. Sunday morning by Brian Kohne. Details will be posted here. Prices vary.

Online ticket sales and phone orders will be available starting April 1, 2015 to PRINT TICKETS AT HOME. There is a $1 convenience fee per ticket.

Tired of sorting tickets? PASSES AVAILABLE

Ali’i Pass: $425. Includes all films with upgraded Festival Films seating and special events PLUS pre-festival Mayor’s Welcome Reception for filmmakers, sponsors, & media. Filmmaker Workshops are excluded.

Reception Pass: $225. Includes all 4 receptions. Amazing food & beverages while visiting with filmmakers and celebrity guests. (Thurs – Sun)Two Award receptions include an additional hour of Q&A with presentation of awards to VIP Honorees.

Talk Story Film Pass: $100. Includes all movies day & night and Best of the Fest Concert & Audience Choice films. ($155 value)

WeekendTalk Story Film Pass: $75. Includes all movies Saturday mid-day through Monday’s Best of the Fest Concert & Audience Choice films. ($107 value)

Saturday or Sunday Movie Pass: $30. Includes all movies on Saturday or Sunday.

Call BIFF office for information on passes. To arrange for Special ADA accommodations please call by May 17th. Contact Jan at 808 883-0394.

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

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BIFF At A Glance


2015 Big Island Filim Festival Program
2015 BIFF Program



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