2014 MAUI FILM FESTIVAL AT WAILEA ANNOUNCES COMPLETE LINE­UP OF HONOREES AND SPECIAL EVENTS

Shep Gordon, Joe Manganiello, Lupita Nyong’o, Emma Roberts and Evan Rachel Wood to Receive Awards During Event, June 4th – 8th

Wailea, HI (May 28, 2014) – Entering its much anticipated fifteenth year of cinema-under-the-stars, the 2014 Maui Film Festival announced its line up of honorees, screenings and special events taking place June 4-8, 2014 in Wailea. Taking place at the Celestial Cinema located at the Wailea Gold and Emerald Golf Course, the Seaside Cinema Music Cafe & Sunset Lounge at the Grand Wailea, the Castle Theater at the state-of-the-art Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului, and the Toes in the Sand Cinema located between the Four Seasons Maui and the Grand Wailea. The festival will offer a full schedule of screenings and special events throughout the Wailea Resort. Award ceremonies throughout the festival will honor Shep Gordon, Joe Manganiello, Lupita Nyong’o, Emma Roberts and Evan Rachel Wood.

In addition to star-studded ceremonies, the schedule is packed with screenings of life-affirming films, inspiring filmmakers, and fabulous events that will highlight the culture, food, and beauty of Maui. Tickets and passes for the festival are on-sale now.

“From its award worthy premieres to its list of uber-talented honorees and luminaries, the 15th annual Maui Film Festival offers film lovers of every age an experience to remember for a lifetime,” said Rivers. “Attendees are urged to fasten their swimsuits and enjoy the ride!”

Visit our FILM & EVENTS GUIDE for this year’s schedule includes awards, film screenings, and culinary and cultural events.