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Fairmont Orchid Hawaii to host star-studded Big Island Film Festival

It will be lights, camera, action this May when the enchanting The Fairmont Orchid, Hawai'i." hotel hosts the Big Island Film Festival featuring Jackson Rathbone of the “Twilight” series and Portia Doubleday from Oscar-winning film “Her” and “Carrie.”

A film buffs delight
A film buffs delight
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If you’re a movie buff planning a spring escape to the Island, May 22 through May 26 is the time to be there. Kick back with Hawaii’s own Willie K in concert, learn insider techniques from Hollywood screenwriters and sip a mai tai under a starry sky.

For the grand finale on May 27, the "Best of the Fest" spotlights the Best Feature and Best Short Film of BIFF 2014 as voted by the audience during the festival, plus Na Hoku Hanohano winner Willie K in concert, and a Silent Auction for Fisher House at Tripler Army Medical Center.

The celebration of narrative films and filmmaking, features free family films at The Shops at Mauna Lani, daytime movies, filmmaker workshops, and nightly double features. What’s more the hotel is offering special room rates, check it out at www.BigIslandFilmFestival.com or call (808) 883-0394.

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