Big international moviefest created at East-West Center
Sept. 18, 2015
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STAR-ADVERTISER / 1987 “Tokyo Pop” was shown as part of the festival at the Varsity Theater on Nov. 30, 1987.
COURTESY EAST-WEST CENTER In 1987 the Hawaii International Film Festival featured Japanese film director Nagisa Oshima, left, New Zealand filmmaker Barry Barclay, American film director and screenwriter John Thomas Sayles, Japanese film director Kei Kumai, Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou and, in front, Indian filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta.