Q&A: Gabriel Mascaro & Rachel Ellis on ‘August Winds’

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In a tiny coastal village in Brazil, Shirley and Jeison pass their time working on a coconut plantation. Outside of work, he dives for seafood while she sunbathes and dreams of being a tattoo artist. Their restless yet tranquil life is provoked when intense tropical storms approach, washing ashore a corpse. Drawing on his documentary […]

Q&A: Director Sara Colangelo on ‘Little Accidents’

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A haunting portrait of unintended consequences, Little Accidents follows a small town in the wake of a mining disaster that leaves ten dead and the delicate social fabric of a community in tatters. Its disparate residents become bound to one another through shared grief and a series of shocking revelations: Diana, the chief executive’s wife with a […]

Slideshow: SummerDocs Screening of ‘Last Days of Vietnam,’ Dinner Honoring Bob Balaban

Alec, Hilaria and Carmen Baldwin with director Rory Kennedy and film subject Col. Stuart Herrington at SummerDocs screening of Last Days in Vietnam: August 16, 2014. Photo: Eugene Gologursky

This past Saturday, director Rory Kennedy screened her latest film for the SummerDocs audience at Guild Hall of East Hampton. Last Days in Vietnam, which will debut in theaters this September before airing on American Experience on PBS, is a riveting documentary about the harrowing evacuation of Saigon in 1975. Following the screening, SummerDocs host Alec Baldwin moderated a conversation with Kennedy, film subject Colonel […]

Slideshow: HIFF SummerDocs Screening of ‘Keep On Keepin’ On’

Anne Chaisson, David Nugent, director Alan Hicks and Lilly Hartley (Candescent Films) at SummerDocs reception for Keep On Keepin' On: July 25, 2014. Photo: Eugene Gologursky

    Photos from the HIFF 2014 SummerDocs screening of Keep On Keepin’ On at Guild Hall of East Hampton on July 25, 2014.

#HIFFDaily: Pictures from Thursday, October 10 (Festival Opening)

(L-R) Actor Dane DeHaan, director John Krokidas, and Hamptons International Film Festival Artistic Director David Nugent attend the 21st Annual Hamptons International Film Festival Opening Day on October 10, 2013 in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for The Hamptons International Film Festival)

Watch a slideshow of images from the Hamptons International Film Festival’s opening day.