Thursday Snapshots: Opening Night of HIFF 2015

Dennis Quaid, Brad Fischer, David Nugent and Anne Chaisson introduce TRUTH at the Opening Night of the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival. October 8, 2015 in East Hampton, New York. (Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

Actor Dennis Quaid, director James Vanderbilt and producer Brad Fischer joined us last night for the Opening Night screening of TRUTH, as did several other special guests. Our jury also made a strong showing, including actor Josh Charles, Chef Bobby Flay, New York Critics Circle President Marshall Fine and screenwriter Michael H. Weber. We’re looking forward to another terrific […]



TRUTH: Opening night was one to remember, and everyone on both Rush Lines was able to find a seat. Success! We hope you all enjoyed the first day of screenings. On with the show! Our newly renamed Winick Talks at Rowdy Hall kick off this morning with what is sure to be a fascinating reflection on the past […]

Friday in Sag Harbor: Migration Stories and Dame Maggie Smith


Starting today, four or five films per day will screen in Sag Harbor throughout the weekend. On deck today: DHEEPAN 1:00 pm | World Cinema | Tickets Winner of the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, the stirring new film from renowned French director Jacques Audiard (A PROPHET, RUST AND BONE) is a fascinating and timely observation on the […]

Q&A: Joshua Seftel on Embracing the Unexpected in ‘The Many Sad Fates of Mr. Toledano’

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With the help of DNA tests, psychics, and prosthetic makeup, renowned photographer Phil Toledano imagines all of the possible ways his life will end. Catch Joshua Seftel’s THE MANY SAD FATES OF MR. TOLEDANO in the CRAFTED shorts program, screening alongside two other films about auteurs: CLAUDE LANZMANN: SPECTRES OF THE SHOAH and IT’S ME […]

Thursday at HIFF: TRUTH Headlines Opening Night

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Finally, today’s the day we’ve all been waiting for! The 23rd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival kicks off tonight with TRUTH, James Vanderbilt‘s dramatic look into the CBS News controversy that ended Dan Rather’s career as the network’s anchorman. With Cate Blanchett in a searing performance as Rather’s producer Mary Mapes and Robert Redford playing the veteran newsman, TRUTH will definitely have audiences debating late into the night. […]