Help our friend John Maringouin at Give Forward

In 2009, HIFF had the east coast premiere of a wonderful documentary called Big River Man. It’s not often that documentaries seem larger than life, bigger than anything you can imagine, but this film achieved that through both a wild protagonist and intrepid director, John Maringouin, whom we were thrilled to have attend the Festival. […]

Behind the Scenes: The Zen of Bennett SummerDocs Screening

Post sponsored by PointBurst Thank you to everyone who came out for Monday’s wonderful screening of The Zen of Bennett! The film was a smash success with a sold out crowd and Tony Bennett (@ItsTonyBennett) in the audience. Following the screening was a Q & A with Tony, his son Danny who conceived, created, and produced […]

Sight & Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time: HIFF’s Take

Post sponsored by PointBurst Behold, the film list to end all film lists! So long as humans have 10 fingers and toes, and that infinite library known as (@IMDB) right at their finger tips, Sight & Sound Magazine (@SightSoundMag) will continue their once-a-decade survey of the greatest films of all time. Sight & Sound […]

Free August Screenings at the Westhampton Jewish Film Festival

Post sponsored by PointBurst This year, The Hampton Synagogue Jewish Film Festival celebrates its 10th year. Bringing Jewish history and culture to the Eastern Long Island Jewish community through film in today’s modern day and age has been a crucial component of the many cultural and religious programs that The Hampton Synagogue offers. Every Monday […]

Behind the Scenes: How to Survive a Plague Screening

Post sponsored by Thanks to everyone who came out for Saturday’s screening of IFC‘s How to Survive A Plague (@SurviveAPlague). The film and Q & A felt extremely important and prescient with the current state of affairs. AIDS is still very much a problem as illuminated by the films director David France, CEO of (RED) […]