20th Annual Maui Film Festival

The 20th Annual Maui Film Festival will be held this year from June 12th through June 16th. The festival is one of Maui’s premier events held at various locations throughout Maui including the Wailea Resort and the Celestial Cinema.

In the evening during the festival, a culinary event is held. The launch party takes place at the Grand Wailea Wednesday, June 12th with the Taste of Summer. Guests must be 21 and over to attend. Cocktails will be paired with with tastey bites! Purchasing tickets to Taste of Summer also grants you access for back to back premieres that evening.

Taste of Chocolate is held at the Four Seasons Resort on Thursday, June 13th. This is a dress to impress event for guests 21 and over that is all about delicious sweet treats! Tickets for Taste of Chocolate also includes two premiere’s plus activities at the Celestial Cinema that evening.

Taste of Wailea on Saturday June 15th, is the best of the best from Wailea chef’s and is held at the Wailea Golf Academy. Chef’s will be serving up their mouthwatering specialties. This is also a 21 and over event that will include two premier admission tickets at Celestial Cinema for that evening.

The movies playing during the festival at Celestial Cinema include True Hawaii, The Magic Beneath Us, Stuffed, Wild Rose, Bottom Of The 9th, The Farewell, Pavarotti, Paige, This Excellent Life, and Echo In The Canyon. Playing at Castle Theater are One, Gay Chorus Deep South, Becoming Nobody, Cracked Up, Well Groomed, CRSHD, Botero, and We Rise Up.

Various ticket and event options are still available for this premiere event!

Maui Film Festival

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The 15th annual Maui Film Festival kicks off this Wednesday June 4th and runs until Sunday June 8th.  The festival will host award ceremonies on certain days as well as screenings of films, and delicious culinary events at various locations. Film festival line up information is available here.

Opening night Twilight Reception will be held at Capishe? Restaurant in Wailea with award-winning Guitarist Benny Uyetake performing.  A tasty assortment of foods as well as desserts will be available at various food stations.  More information available regarding opening night here.

All information for the festival including ticket passes and event schedules are available via the Maui Film Festival website.  The Maui Film Festival is one of the highlights of the summer season on Maui.  Make sure to get your tickets!