A Conversation With Annette Bening

HIFF25 is thrilled to announce that four-time Academy® Award-nominee (two-time Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award winner) and renowned actress Annette Bening will participate in A Conversation With… on Sunday, October 8, at 7:30pm at East Hampton Middle School, moderated by HIFF Board Member and actor Bob Balaban. Bening also stars in one of […]

New Dick Cavett Award Unveiled

With just ten days until HIFF25, the Festival today revealed a brand new annual award: The Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award, which will honor a person who has supported the arts throughout his or her career and has made a significant impact and contribution within the industry. The inaugural award will be given to Emmy® Award-winning television […]

Full Slate Announced! Browse the Film Guide

The full slate of the 25th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival has been announced! Browse the entire Film Guide here. HIFF today announced the full slate of Spotlight (sponsored by Audi), World Cinema (presented by Delta and Altour), Shorts, and Signature Programs, including Views from Long Island; Air, Land & Sea; Compassion, Justice & Animal Rights; and Films […]

HIFF25: Centerpieces, Spotlights, Award Winners + More

The 25th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival today announced two more Centerpiece films, three Spotlight features, the feature films in our HIFF Competition, and two key award winners. The Friday Centerpiece film in Southampton on October 6 will be the North American premiere of Simon Curtis’s GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN, a look into the life of author A.A. […]

HIFF25: Competition Feature Slate Announced

Discover thrilling new talent in our prestigious Competition section. Each year, the HIFF Awards honor emerging narrative and documentary directors from around the world, representing cinema’s next generation of innovative film artists. HIFF25 COMPETITION: Documentary Features The winning Documentary Feature receives a $3,000 cash prize as well as a film production package of in-kind goods […]