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2015 Films and Events Preview

COLIN FARRELL - Navigator Award Honoree
Celestial Cinema, Wailea - Thursday, June 4th before Double Feature

A chameleon who constantly creates characters who send pitch perfect ripples through the story being told, Colin Farrell is a cinematic force of nature. Recently seen in “Miss Julie” starring opposite Jessica Chastain and directed by Liv Ullmann, Mr. Farrell was seen in the 2013 Disney film “Saving Mr. Banks” with Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson. In 2009, Farrell won a Golden Globe for his role in “In Bruges.” He is currently shooting the HBO drama “True Detective” starring opposite Rachel McAdams and Vince Vaughn.

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A Little Chaos
Date, Venue, Time TBA

A LITTLE CHAOS. In a world of tradition a little risk can and does change everything in this romantic drama following Sabine (Academy Award winner Kate Winslet) a strong-willed and talented landscape designer, who is chosen to build one of the main gardens at King Louis XIV’s new palace at Versailles. In her new position of power, she challenges gender and class barriers while also becoming professionally and romantically entangled with the court’s renowned landscape artist André Le Notre (Matthias Schoenaerts). Directed by Alan Rickman.

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Mr Holmes
Date, Venue, Time TBA

MR. HOLMES, starring Ian McKellen and Laura Linney, is a new twist on the world’s most famous detective. In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan after a search for a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities. Back in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days tending to his bees, grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind and relying upon his housekeeper’s young son to work on the unsolved case that forced him into retirement, while searching for answers to the mysteries of life and love.

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The Wave I Ride
Opening Night, June 3 (Wed) at 8:00pm at the Celestial Cinema, Wailea
The Life Story of Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. Starring John Cusack, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti

LOVE & MERCY presents an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era defining catalog of Wilson’s music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost.

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The Wave I Ride

Playing at the Celestial Cinema, Wailea / Date & Time TBA
The First of Ten Films Coming to Maui June 3-7, 2015

About Paige

Paige AlmsPaige Alms grew up on the island of Maui, where the spirit of Aloha was planted in her heart.  The water quickly became a part of her everyday life, taking up the sport of surfing at age 9.  With Paige’s fearlessness and perseverance, along with one of the world’s best big wave surf spots in her backyard, it was inevitable that she’d begin to conquer these monsters.

Today, at age 26, Paige has become Maui’s big wave ambassador, living her humble life dedicated to her passion. Most recently in 2014 Paige was nominated for the Billabong XXL Women’s Performance Award, being one of the few who has successfully paddled into the wave at Jaws. Alongside her incredible accomplishments, Paige leads her life with a shining heart, smile, and spirit, one we were grateful for the opportunity to document.

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June 3 (Wed) 5:00 - 7:00pm
at the Grand Wailea

New in 2015! Taste of Summer Opening Party at the Grand Wailea. We're keeping the details of this party under wraps for now but guarantee you an event to remember! Oceanside at Molokini Gardens at the Grand Wailea - A Waldorf Astoria Resort.

Each ticket includes admission to Wednesday Night's Celestial Cinema Double Feature.

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June 5 (Fri) 8:00-10:00pm
at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

Maui Film Festival’s over-the-top event for lovers of chocolate! Dress up and experience the extraordinary flavors and sensual experience known as the Taste of Chocolate.

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June 6 (Sat) 4:30-7:00pm
at the Wailea Gold & Emerald Golf Course at the Leadbetter Private Golf Academy

The "TOW" is both the granddaddy of all Festival parties and the 'Crown Jewel' of the Festival's Culinary Arts Celebrations. In short, "The Best of The Best of Wailea's Best Chefs".

Each Taste of Wailea ticket includes admission to Saturday Night's Celestial Cinema Double Feature.
NOTE: This special event is restricted to those age 21 years and over.

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