The 2016 Big Island Film Festival at the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii announces the 2016 Award Winners:
Best Student Short: Breathe
Best Hawai’i Short: Surrender Call
Best Family Short: Rated
Best Foreign Short: Regression
Best Short: Monty and the Runaway Furnace
Best Hawai’i Feature: THROUPLE The Movie
Best Family Feature: Catfish Blues
Best Feature: The Closer
Audience Choice Short: Water Girl
Audience Choice Feature: Catfish Blues
The festival concludes tonight with a “Best of the Fest” concert from 5-7 p.m. where 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 (Monty and the Runaway Furnace) and Feature Films (Catfish Blues). 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.)