Q&A: Virpi Suutari on the Lush and Verdant ‘Garden Lovers’


Unflinchingly candid and beautifully romantic, Garden Lovers is an examination of life’s poetry. Following a diverse group of Finnish couples whose passions are rooted in the tender care of their gardens, this documentary frames the delicate mundanity of everyday life with breathtaking stillness and beauty. Lush and verdant, this work by director Virpi Suutari is […]

HIFF 2014: Hidden Gems


Don’t be discouraged if advanced tickets to some of the films you want to see at HIFF 2014 have already sold out. The Festival is full of hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered! To that end, we’ve highlighted a few choices for your consideration. In each case, the director, cast and/or crew will be on hand […]

HIFF 2014: Screening in Sag Harbor


Did you know that HIFF 2014 offers screenings and events throughout the East End? We’ve lined up theaters from Montauk to Southampton, and just about everywhere in between. Here are just a few of the stellar films that are screening at Sag Harbor Cinema! Gabriel Friday, October 10, 6:30 pm Sag Harbor Cinema Buy Tickets Longing for […]

Q&A: Volker Schlöndorff on the Tense Negotiations of ‘Diplomacy’


Towards the end of World War II, General Dietrick von Choltitz, the governor of Nazi-occupied Paris, receives an order to destroy the city if the Nazis lose it to Allied forces. With explosives strapped to bridges and landmarks, the General is prepared to carry out this atrocity when Swedish Consul General Raoul Nordling appears in […]

Q&A: Gabriel Mascaro & Rachel Ellis on the Lyrical Meditation of ‘August Winds’


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 […]