Last night at the Big Island Film Festival at the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii… actress Bellamy Young was awarded a 2016 Golden Honu Award.
Bellamy has been at the festival since Thursday interacting with fans and enjoying the films being presented.
Last night she also had a question and answer session with Variety Magazines Features Writer Peter Caranicas where she talked about her career and the current hit show “Scandal” where she plays the lead character of the First Lady of the United States, Melody “Mellie” Grant.
After the question and answer session inside the Fairmont Orchids Lehua Theater, Bellamy went outside where she met with filmmakers, producers, writers, and fans.
You can watch full episodes online of “Scandal” anytime here: http://abc.go.com/shows/scandal/episode-guide
This is the 11th year the Big Island Film Festival has entertained and promoted films from around the world and tomorrow from 5-7 p.m. there will be a silent auction to benefit Fisher House at Tripler Army Medical Center. Auction items will be on display at the Tennis Pavilion of Fairmont Orchid, Hawai’i while the legendary band HAPA will entertain folks.
Winning bids will be announced at 7 p.m. then at 7:30 p.m. the festival will show the Audience Choices for Short and Feature Films. These films were selected by votes during the previous four days.
$45 general admission, $35 kama’āina, $10/5 keiki 7-12. All seats are $5 more at the door.
Purchase tickets online.
Films only: Adult $8, Keiki $5. All seats are $5 more at the door. (Doors Open 7 p.m.)