Maui Film Festival (photo via the internet)
The Maui Film Festival will start this Wednesday June 21st and run through Sunday June 25th. The official launch will include a cocktail reception, dinner, and live entertainment.
On Wednesday the 21st, the Celestial Cinema night will include a double feature. Showings will include Beatriz at Dinner, and Grand Unified Theory. Connie Britton, four time Emmy nominee will be awarded the Navigator Award.
Thursday the 22nd, starting at 8:00 pm enjoy a viewing of The Big Wave Project A Band of Brothers and Charged The Eduardo Garcia Documentary. Freida Pinto will be honored with the Shining Star Award.
On Friday the 23rd the Maui chocolate lovers event Taste of Chocolate will proceed the movie showings of Kuleana at 8:00 pm, Poisoning Paradise at 10:00 pm and Given at 11:00 pm. Pierce Brosnan will receive the Pathfinder Award.
Saturday the 24th the ‘Crown Jewel’ of the festival celebrates the best of Wailea’s Chefs with the Taste of Wailea. Karen Gillan will receive the Rising Star Award, and movies for the evening include A Comedy About Tragedy DEAN, and Class Rank at the Celestial Cinema. At the Castle Theatre starting at 3:00 pm showings include A Family Man, The Trip To Spain, Mantra, and Fits & Starts.
The Maui Film Festival concludes on Sunday the 25th. At the Celestial Cinema showings starting at 8:00 pm include Proximity, Take Every Wave, and Fish People. At the Castle Theatre starting at 3:00 pm showings include Ram Dass Going Home, Holy (un) Holy River, Heal, and Hare Krishna! Various dining options will also be available throughout the festival.
Be sure to view the entire schedule, including the Short Film Showcase showings via the Maui Film Festival website here. We hope you enjoy all the films available for viewing!