Q&A: Tamara Erde on Israeli/Palestinian Doc ‘This is My Land’

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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” said Nelson Mandela. Tamara Erde’s first feature-length film, This is My Land, examines how the shared, complex, and charged history of Israel and Palestine is taught to the next generation in this volatile region. Does it fuel conflict or encourage peace? […]

Q&A: Virpi Suutari on the Lush and Verdant ‘Garden Lovers’

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Unflinchingly candid and beautifully romantic, Garden Lovers is an examination of life’s poetry. Following a diverse group of Finnish couples whose passions are rooted in the tender care of their gardens, this documentary frames the delicate mundanity of everyday life with breathtaking stillness and beauty. Lush and verdant, this work by director Virpi Suutari is […]

Q&A: Kimberly Levin on the Farmland Thriller ‘Runoff’

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The beauty of the land cannot mask the brutality of a farm town. As harvest draws near, determined matriarch Betty (Joanne Kelly, TV’s Hostages) confronts a few harsh realities: a failing business, her husband’s deteriorating health, and a family home on the brink of foreclosure. When presented with an illegal but well-compensated job offer (already […]

HIFF 2014: Hidden Gems

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Don’t be discouraged if advanced tickets to some of the films you want to see at HIFF 2014 have already sold out. The Festival is full of hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered! To that end, we’ve highlighted a few choices for your consideration. In each case, the director, cast and/or crew will be on hand […]

HIFF 2014: Screening in Sag Harbor

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Did you know that HIFF 2014 offers screenings and events throughout the East End? We’ve lined up theaters from Montauk to Southampton, and just about everywhere in between. Here are just a few of the stellar films that are screening at Sag Harbor Cinema! Gabriel Friday, October 10, 6:30 pm Sag Harbor Cinema Buy Tickets Longing for […]