Mathison Fund Screenplay Reading: Aemilia Scott’s ‘BIRTHDAY SUIT’

On the eve of her 55th birthday, Elaine realizes that she is becoming invisible to her husband, her family, and her town. So she decides to take a radical step to be seen: she takes her clothes off, and she does not put them back on. Monday night in New York City, HIFF celebrated the […]

HIFF 2018 Audiences Have Spoken

HIFF 2018 Audience Awards were announced today! The HIFF2018 Audience Award for Narrative Feature went to THE HATE U GIVE, directed by George Tillman Jr., and starring Amandla Stenberg. As a way to escape the limited options of the streets she grew up on, sixteen-year-old black teenager Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg) is torn between two […]

HIFF 2018: Saturday Slideshow

Saturday was another jam-packed day at #HIFF2018, including World Premieres (HENRI DAUMAN: LOOKING UP​, THE PANAMA PAPERS​), our Saturday Centerpiece film FIRST MAN​, celebrations, conversations, and more! Congratulations to Isold Uggadottir​ for winning the Brizzolara Family Foundation Award for Films of Conflict and Resolution for her film AND BREATHE NORMALLY​. And also to Emily Anderson […]

HIFF2018: Friday Slideshow

Friday was a pleasure at #HIFF2018 from start to finish! We kicked things off with a raw, intimate conversation at Winick Talks at Rowdy Hall called Our Bodies, Our Stories, followed by A Conversation With Maggie Gyllenhaal, moderated by Alec Baldwin at Bay Street Theater. There was not an empty seat in the house for […]

HIFF 2018: Opening Night Slideshow

What a wonderful night of celebrations at the Opening Night of the 2018 Hamptons International Film Festival! We kicked off the evening with a reception honoring Alan Alda, the 2018 recipient of the Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award, at The Baker House 1650, followed by the presentation of the award by Alec Baldwin on stage […]