October 4, 2014
Saturday night at Honolulu’s Hughes Corporation IBM Building was an amazing celebration of Chinese film and China’s hottest film star, Huang Xioming. I was there to capture the event for the good folks at the Hawaii International Film Festival. Poised to explode on screens around the world, the “heartthrob of China” is as nice as he is handsome. And, he’s easy to find: just look for the flock of beautiful women! He was presented with HIFF’s 2014 Special Achievement Award. Look for him in the upcoming John Woo film, The Crossing.
The evening also officially launched the Hawaii International Film Festival Foundation which endeavors to recognize and support emerging talent, promote original collaborations through innovative education programs and facilitate cultural exchange through the cinematic arts. Also attending was Chinese mega-star Yue Sai Kan, the “Oprah” of China, and
•in red: Nora Xu, 2014 Miss Universe China
•in blue: Karen Hu, runner up, 2014 Miss Universe China
Catch the excitement here— RED CARPET VIDEO: