FirstLight, the Maui Film Festival's 13th annual holiday gift to Maui film lovers, concludes the first phase of screenings Saturday in Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.
Featuring the year's best films -especially those expected to be in contention for Academy Awards and other end-of-year film prizes, FirstLight will resume Dec. 14, with screenings continuing through the end of the year in Castle Theater.
Admission is $10 for FastPass holders, $12 for regular admission, free for keiki 12 and younger for G- and PG-rated films, available from the MACC box office. For more details, visit www.mauifilmfestival.com.
Actress Michele Yeoh at the Paris premiere of 'The Lady,' in which she portrays Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Here's Saturday's schedule, with synopses provided by the Maui Film Festival:
2 p.m. - "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" PG-13, 2:10
The big screen at the Castle Theater, Maui's Movie Palace, is the perfect venue in which to enjoy the final Harry Potter cinematic masterpiece.
5 p.m. - "The Ides of March" R, 1:40
George Clooney directs and co-stars in this political thriller. Ryan Gosling, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Evan Rachel Wood and Paul Giamatti co-star.
7:30 p.m. - "The Lady" NR, 1:38
Burmese Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi's life comes alive in this epic story of a married couple committed to peaceful revolution.