Monday Snapshots: HIFF 2015 Award Winners, Alec Baldwin and INDIAN POINT, Alan Alda and BRIDGE OF SPIES

HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent with Alan Alda on the red carpet for the Closing Night Film BRIDGE OF SPIES at HIFF 2015. (Monica Schipper/Getty Images)

Monday was the last day of HIFF 2015, but the Festival was still going strong! In addition to the HIFF Awards Ceremony at the East Hampton Library, other highlights included Alec Baldwin and director Ivy Meeropol in an extended Q&A following INDIAN POINT and the Closing Night Film BRIDGE OF SPIES, with special guest Alan Alda! […]

Sunday Snapshots: Michael Moore, Emily Blunt, CAROL, SUFFRAGETTE & the Inaugural Awards Dinner

Actress Emily Blunt before her A Conversation With... event at HIFF 2015. (Getty Images)

Sunday at #HIFF2015 was star-studded! In addition to the A Conversation With… events with Michael Moore and Emily Blunt, many directors attended screenings of their films, including Todd Haynes (CAROL), Sarah Gavron (SUFFRAGETTE), Nancy Buirski (BY SIDNEY LUMET), and more! Also… our inaugural HIFF Awards Dinner was a rousing success! Congratulations to honorees Emily Blunt, […]

Thursday Snapshots: Opening Night of HIFF 2015

Dennis Quaid, Brad Fischer, David Nugent and Anne Chaisson introduce TRUTH at the Opening Night of the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival. October 8, 2015 in East Hampton, New York. (Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

Actor Dennis Quaid, director James Vanderbilt and producer Brad Fischer joined us last night for the Opening Night screening of TRUTH, as did several other special guests. Our jury also made a strong showing, including actor Josh Charles, Chef Bobby Flay, New York Critics Circle President Marshall Fine and screenwriter Michael H. Weber. We’re looking forward to another terrific […]

Q&A: Marc Levin on Finding Common Ground in ‘Class Divide’


Director Marc Levin (SCHMATTA: RAGS TO RICHES TO RAGS, HIFF ’09, and HARD TIMES: LOST ON LONG ISLAND, Audience Award, HIFF ’11) presents CLASS DIVIDE, a look into the modern effects of gentrification in West Chelsea, New York, as seen through the eyes of students from both sides of the street—one avenue and worlds apart. […]

Q&A: Adam Benzine on the Making of ‘Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah’


Claude Lanzmann’s 1985 documentary SHOAH is considered by many to be the most important film ever made about the Holocaust. A behind-the-scenes look at the making of this masterpiece, director Adam Benzine captures Lanzmann’s tireless efforts to preserve the survivors’ stories in CLAUDE LANZMANN: SPECTRES OF THE SHOAH.   CLAUDE LANZMANN: SPECTRES OF THE SHOAH […]