Hamptons International Film Festival: October 6-10, 2016

 
 
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Festival Updates

‘Author: The JT Leroy Story’ Screens at SummerDocs July 9

Over eight years, HIFF’s SummerDocs series has become one of  HIFF’s signature events. Don’t miss our first documentary of the summer, featuring a story that proves truth is indeed stranger than fiction.  AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY Saturday, July 9, 7:00 pm Tickets New York magazine’s October 2005 issue sent shockwaves through the literary world when it unmasked “it boy” […]

Graduate of HIFF Student Summer Film Workshop Directs His Own TV Show!

Indigo Weston, a teenage alumnus of HIFF’s Student Summer Filmmaking Workshop, has become a certified TV director with Scratching the Surface, a new show for foodies on East Hampton’s Local Access station, LTV. Indigo says he is enjoying his current role and notes that HIFF’s Student Summer Film Workshop taught him “better shot composition, as […]

SummerDocs 2016 to Screen ‘Author,’ ‘Betting on Zero,’ ‘A Perfect Candidate’

Over the past eight years, HIFF’s SummerDocs series—showcasing the most anticipated documentaries—has become one of  HIFF’s signature events. Check out the three exciting films that will screen in July and August! “Now in its eighth year, the SummerDocs series has become one of the most anticipated and respected film events in the New York and Hamptons summer […]

Save the Dates for 2016 SummerDocs!

Over the past eight years, the SummerDocs series—showcasing the most anticipated documentaries—has become one of  HIFF’s signature events. Don’t miss this year’s lineup! Following each screening at Guild Hall, the director and/or subject(s) of the film will participate in a lively and engaging Q&A. HIFF Co-Chair Alec Baldwin co-curates the series with HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent. For 2016’s 8th […]

Cannes Luncheon Celebrates Melissa Mathison, Women in Film

Last week, on a stunningly beautiful Côte d’Azur day overlooking Cannes and the Mediterranean, a cadre of accomplished women in film professionals gathered at the Villa Valnalou to pay tribute to the late screenwriter Melissa Mathison. The film based on her final screenplay—THE BFG, directed by Steven Spielberg—recently screened out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival. In continuation of their annual women […]