June 29, MoMA, 7pm: DIVING BELL & THE BUTTERFLY, Julian Schnabel Q&A

In partnership with The Museum of Modern Art, HIFF’s Silver Anniversary screening series heads to NYC for an exclusive screening of HIFF 2007’s THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY, with very special guest Julian Schnabel, who was nominated for an Oscar® for directing the film. (DIVING BELL was also nominated in the Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography and […]

SummerDocs 2017 Expands Across the East End

SummerDocs host (and HIFF Co-Chair) Alec Baldwin returns for the ninth year to present new and groundbreaking documentary filmmaking and thought-provoking stories to the East End. “It’s HIFF’s 25th anniversary year and the ninth season of SummerDocs and we have a great lineup of documentary films, featuring intense drama and more entertaining fare. Artistic Director David […]

25 Years 25 Films: ‘THE COVE’

As summer in the Hamptons heats up this June, revisit two classic films via our celebratory 25 Years: 25 Films series honoring HIFF’s Silver Anniversary! THE COVE | HIFF 2009 Director: Louie Psihoyos Sunday, June 25 | 7:00pm Guild Hall of East Hampton Tickets HIFF’s first SummerDoc film and eventual Academy Award winner for Best Documentary, THE COVE is an […]

’20 Feet From Stardom’: July 16, Gurney’s, 8:30pm, FREE!

Throughout the summer, the Hamptons International Film Festival is thrilled to offer free screenings in Montauk—three at Gurney’s and one at the Surf Lodge. Each film is also a part of our 25 Years: 25 Films series, celebrating the Festival’s Silver Anniversary. Weather permitting, films will screen outdoors. (Note: Films are not appropriate for all ages; check […]

Julie Andrews to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Hamptons International Film Festival is proud to honor Oscar®-winning actress Julie Andrews with a Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the Festival’s 25th anniversary in October. Screen and stage legend Julie Andrews will be the recipient of this year’s HIFF Lifetime Achievement Award. Well known for her defining roles on stage in My Fair Lady […]