Hawaii Film Blog

Thursday, May 25, 2006

Big Island and Honolulu Rainbow Film Fests

The inaugural Big Island Film Festival was held this past weekend. Here's a list of award winners:

Golden Honu Award - Filmmaker: David Cunningham
Golden Honu Award - Up-and-Comer: Actor Monty Lapica
Best Student Short: "Danny Boy"
Best Animated Short: "Santa’s Camels"
Best Hawaiian Short: "Plastic Leis"
Best Family Short: "Rusty Forkblade"
Best General Short: "Cigar at the Beach"
Best Feature with Animation: "Bachelorman"
Best Hawaiian Feature: "Pele O Ka Foodmart"
Best Family Feature: "Pirates of the Great Salt Lake"
Best General Feature: "Self-Medicated"

And the 17th Annual Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival celebrating gay-themed films at the Academy of Arts' Doris Duke Theatre kicks off today.

>> Celebration of gay film [Hnl Star-Bulletin, 5/26/06]
Rainbow Festival reflects diversity of gay community [Hnl Advertiser, 5/26/06]

Asian American Film Festivals
LVHIFF 2005: A Retrospective
Indigenous Pacific Storytelling

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