#HIFFDaily: Pictures from Thursday, October 10 (Festival Opening)

(L-R) Actor Dane DeHaan, director John Krokidas, and Hamptons International Film Festival Artistic Director David Nugent attend the 21st Annual Hamptons International Film Festival Opening Day on October 10, 2013 in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for The Hamptons International Film Festival)

Watch a slideshow of images from the Hamptons International Film Festival’s opening day.

HIFF 2013: Day 2 Highlights

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Day One of HIFF 2013 is in the history books, but there are still four more days of films, filmmakers, panels, and parties on the horizon. If you’re looking for some things to do today—and it’s so hard to decide!—of course we have suggestions.  Just yesterday, the short film Slomo was shortlisted for the 2014 […]

#HIFF2013: Focus On Breaking Through

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Scientific discovery, thrilling competition, exploration of self — don’t miss these #HIFF2013 titles that are all about breakthroughs: As part of the shorts program Passion and Outcry, two-time Academy Award®-winners Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman bring us The Battle of AMFAR and the story of two very different women––icon Elizabeth Taylor and scientist Dr. Mathilde Krim––who joined forces […]

#HIFF2013: Focus On Media Issues

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If you love delving into all the drama and machinations of modern media, you’ll want to make sure to check out these documentaries as part of our 2013 slate: A Fragile Trust is a shocking and fascinating look at Jayson Blair’s downward spiral through the hallowed halls of the New York Times’ news department. “The Blair […]

#HIFF2013: Focus on the Environment

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HIFF2013 is here! While you’re exploring our extensive slate, seek out these titles that treat issues related to the environment: Based on a New Yorker article by best-selling writer Jonathan Franzen, Emptying the Skies chronicles the poaching of migratory birds in southern Europe and introduces us to the intrepid volunteer squad of bird-lovers trying to stop it. Imbued […]

#HIFF2013: Focus On Sports

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Covering everything from cycling to tennis to golf, these HIFF selections are must-sees for sports-lovers: 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 status as […]