Q&A: Volker Schlöndorff on the Tense Negotiations of ‘Diplomacy’


Towards the end of World War II, General Dietrick von Choltitz, the governor of Nazi-occupied Paris, receives an order to destroy the city if the Nazis lose it to Allied forces. With explosives strapped to bridges and landmarks, the General is prepared to carry out this atrocity when Swedish Consul General Raoul Nordling appears in […]

Q&A: Gabriel Mascaro & Rachel Ellis on the Lyrical Meditation of ‘August Winds’


In a tiny coastal village in Brazil, Shirley and Jeison pass their time working on a coconut plantation. Outside of work, he dives for seafood while she sunbathes and dreams of being a tattoo artist. Their restless yet tranquil life is provoked when intense tropical storms approach, washing ashore a corpse. Drawing on his documentary […]

Q&A: Keva Rosenfeld on His Enlightening Sequel, ‘All American High Revisited’


Insightful and charming, at times poignant, All American High Revisited takes you back in time to the excess and naiveté of America in the 1980s. The film follows Finnish exchange student Rikki Rauhala throughout her senior year at a suburban California school. A revealing slice of Americana, the film is a John Hughes movie come to […]

HIFF2014 Tickets on Sale! Box Office Locations, Hours, Policies & Tips


2014 Hamptons International Film Festival We hope you will join us in 2014 for the 22nd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival: October 9-13. Browse the films, events and conversations here! Passes and packages allow you the best access to films, panels, parties, and more. They also allow for early selection. ♦ Insiders know the scoop: the all-access […]

Q&A: Frank Whaley on the Unlikely Friendship at the Heart of ‘Like Sunday, Like Rain’


When Eleanor (Leighton Meester) loses her waitress job and dumps her cheating boyfriend (Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong), she unexpectedly lands a live-in nanny gig with an unusual charge: 12-year-old musical prodigy Reggie, whose mother (Debra Messing) is extremely wealthy… and not much of a mother. As Eleanor and Reggie (newcomer Julian Shatkin, wise beyond […]