UN Partnership Extends HIFF’s Education Programs

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HIFF announced today a new education partnership with the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration that will make its debut at the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival and continue in local schools throughout the year. Focusing on the themes of migration, diversity, and social inclusion, students in East End schools will screen films selected by the […]

HIFF Screenwriters Lab: 2015 Screenwriters & Mentors Announced


The 14th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival Screenwriters Lab takes place this weekend (April 10-12) at the c/o the Maidstone Hotel in East Hampton. The Lab, co-sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, pairs up-and-coming screenwriters with established screenwriters, directors and producers for a series of one-on-one mentoring sessions. “The Screenwriters Lab is a highlight […]

Save the Dates! HIFF Prepares for Summer 2015

David Nugent, Matt Zoller Seitz, Chaz Ebert and Alec Baldwin in Q&A following HIFF SummerDocs screening of 'Life Itself.' Photo: Eugene Gologursky

Believe it or not, summer is indeed right around the corner! If you are a documentary fan, love outdoor screenings, or know a student interested in filmmaking, please save the dates for our summer programming, and spread the word…  HIFF at Guild Hall SummerDocs (titles TBA) Saturday, July 11 Saturday, August 1 Friday, August 28 […]

August 22-24: Summer Family Film Festival in Southampton!


Join us in Southampton August 22-24 for the inaugural Summer Family Film Festival, developed in partnership with the Southampton Arts Center! The Festival will open with classic silent film shorts starring Charlie Chaplin as “The Tramp,” and will close with a special screening of the box office hit How To Train Your Dragon 2 in […]