#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 […]

Q&A: Caroline Link on ‘Exit Marrakech’

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Exit Marrakech: When 17-year-old Ben visits his divorced dad Heinrich in Morocco for the summer, he realizes his dad is as foreign to him as the country itself. Struggling to reconnect, their old conflicts bubble up and eventually push Ben to leave the luxury confines of his father’s world for the wonders the exotic country […]

Q&A: Liesbeth De Ceulaer on ‘Behind the Redwood Curtain’

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Imbued with a mesmerizing, dreamlike quality, Liesbeth De Ceulaer’s confident first feature takes us to the majestic Redwood Forest and introduces us to people who have strong personal connections to this once isolated region of California. Through seamless vignettes and stunningly saturated cinematography, we meet activists, scientists, loggers, tree dwellers, and Native Americans who share […]

#HIFF2013: Inside Filmmaking

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Veteran HIFF-goers know that the fest affords a number of opportunities to see directors, actors and other talent shed light on the art of filmmaking. While you are browsing through our extensive slate, be sure to seek out these films and special events that take you inside the process: The Hamptons International Film Festival presents a conversation […]