HIFF Celebrates the Oscars

Congratulations to the films, filmmakers and actors who joined us in our 30th anniversary year and received a nomination from The Academy!  Special shout-outs to director Martin McDonagh and our friend composer Carter Burwell, whose film THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN received 9 nominations, and our HIFF30 Breakthrough Artist Stephanie Hsu and directors Daniel Kwan […]

Nominations for the 94th Oscars®

The Academy Awards® nominations were announced this morning, including a number of nods for films that screened at HIFF29. We’ve outlined some of the highlights below; click each film’s title to find out how you can catch up with any you may have missed. HIFF standout THE POWER OF THE DOG leads the pack with […]

Oscars Update: HIFF29 International Selections

A number of HIFF29 global selections have been submitted by their respective countries for the Best International Feature Film competition at the 94th Academy Awards, scheduled for March 27, 2022. How many did you see? A HERO (Iran) Directed by Asghar Farhadi HIFF29 East Coast Premiere Celebrated filmmaker Asghar Farhadi (A SEPARATION, THE SALESMAN) returns […]

2021 Oscar® Winners

Updated April 26, 2021 It’s official! With NOMADLAND’s big win at last night’s Oscars ceremony, HIFF has shown the Best Picture winner for 11 years in a row. Congratulations also go out to Chloé Zhao, the first woman of color and 2nd woman ever to win the Best Directing Award, and to Frances McDormand for […]

Now Showing: ‘TWO OF US’

“An electrifying love story that eschews the sentimental tropes often associated with the genre. Full of complexity and empathy, and anchored by Barbara Sukowa and Martine Chevallier’s powerful performances, Filippo Meneghetti’s striking feature film debut indicates the emergence of a remarkable new talent.” — Megan Costello, Programmer This week, we invite you to watch France’s […]