The Maui Film Festival returns June 3rd-7th in Wailea and at the MACC. The festival includes film screenings, award tributes, film-maker panels, The Taste of Wailea where food and wine highlight the creations of Wailea’s top chefs; Taste of Chocolate (a chocoholic’s fantasy) and other gala parties and festivities. Honorees attending include Laura Dern, Colin Farrell, Scott Eastwood, Teresa Palmer and Louie Psihoyos. Films will be shown during the 4-day event along with entertainment proceedings to each film and intimate sit-downs with film makers.
One of the 4 venues for the Film Festival is the unmatched Celestial Cinema. Located at the Wailea Gold & Emerald Golf Course, the Celestial Cinema houses a 50 foot screen and is powered by solar energy. This unique outdoor venue highlights the romance and beauty of Maui. Double-features will be screened each evening of the Maui Film Festival at the Celestial Cinema. Click for tickets
Castle Theater is a 1200-seat, multi-tiered venue at the MACC and will be screening 2-3 films for 3 days of the festival. Each seat at Castle Theater is no further than 90 feet from the stage and features advance sound systems. You can view the screening schedule for the 2015 Maui Film Festival here.
Lastly is the Toes-In-The-Sand venue at Wailea Beach between the Four Seasons and Grand Wailea. Each year the Maui Film Festival showcases a free film for the community. The 1927 silent film Peter Pan will be screened Saturday June 6th and no tickets are necessary.
The Maui Film Festival is an exciting event that I look forward to each year. With all the amazing events and films, this year’s festival is sure to please! Don’t forget to purchase your tickets and plan your festival weekend with the film schedule.
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