#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 […]

Q&A: Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor on ‘Mister John’

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John was, in many ways, an enigma to his brother Gerry (Aiden Gillen, HBO’s Game of Thrones). After John’s sudden (and somewhat mysterious) death, Gerry travels to Singapore to settle his brother’s shady business affairs and check on the man’s family. It’s also a convenient reason for Gerry to escape in the wake of his […]