#HIFF2013: Focus On the Arts

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HIFF2013 is almost upon us! While you’re browsing through our extensive slate, don’t miss these great titles that focus on the arts: Wang Guangyi, at the height of his career as one of China’s most successful contemporary artists, is settling into middle age with increasing ambivalence, a front line witness to his scene’s contradictory commercial […]

Q&A: Dan Geller & Dayna Goldfine on ‘The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden’

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Darwin meets Hitchcock in this gripping true murder-mystery about European ex-pats in the 1930s searching for utopia on an uninhabited island in the Galapagos. The beautiful yet brutal landscape of Floreana serves as a perfect background for the drama surrounding Dr. Fredrich Ritter and his lover Dore Strauch. Too soon their lives are invaded by […]

Q&A: Director Irene Taylor Brodsky on ‘One Last Hug (…and a few smooches): Three Days at Grief Camp’

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Oscar nominee Irene Taylor Brodsky’s unflinching documentary profiles a unique camp, where grieving children find comfort in one another to deal with their pain. One Last Hug (… and a few smooches): Three Days at Grief Camp screens in the shorts program NYWIFT: Women Calling the Shots at the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival. Please […]

#HIFF2013: Focus on Foreign Language Film Oscar Submissions

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A list of the 76 films submitted for the Best Foreign Language Film 2014 Oscar race has been released, and six #HIFF2013 films make the cut! Be among the first to see these international stars: The Past (Iran) Family secrets and domestic strife lurk under the surface of this riveting new drama from Asghar Farhadi, the […]

#HIFF2013: Focus On Documentaries

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HIFF2013 is almost upon us! While you’re browsing through our extensive slate, don’t miss these great documentary titles: Acclaimed documentarian Alex Gibney (ENRON: The Smartest Guys in the Room) masterfully pieces together raw, unseen footage and interviews from the 2009 Tour de France, documenting Armstrong’s post-cancer return to cycling and the deafening controversy surrounding his current cultural […]