VIDEO: ‘The Overnighters’ Q&A with Jesse Moss, Alec Baldwin & David Nugent

David Nugent, director Jesse Moss and Alec Baldwin in Q&A following the SummerDocs screening of 'The Overnighters': August 29, 2014. Photo: Eugene Gologursky

This past Friday, the 2014 HIFF SummerDocs season wound down with Jesse Moss‘s latest film The Overnighters, which explores the ramifications of the hydraulic fracturing boom in Williston, North Dakota: In the tiny town of Williston, North Dakota tens of thousands of unemployed hopefuls show up with dreams of honest work and a big paycheck when hydraulic fracturing in […]

Hilary Swank to Attend HIFF 2014 with Centerpiece Film ‘The Homesman,’ Directed by Tommy Lee Jones

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Yes, we’ve been watching (a lot of) movies in preparation for the 22nd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival, set once again for Columbus Day weekend: October 9-13. And (drum roll, please), we’re proud to unveil our first round of selections! Anchoring HIFF 2014 as this year’s Centerpiece film will be The Homesman, directed by esteemed filmmaker and […]

HIFF 2014 Views From Long Island Announced; Bob Balaban Named Honorary Chairman

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The end of summer is always bittersweet. While we’re sad to see those long, lazy beach days disappear, the silver lining is that HIFF is suddenly right around the corner: October 9-13. Today we are pleased to announce our selections for the Views from Long Island section, which focuses on local films and filmmakers with geographic […]

Become a Housing Host and Be Our Guest at HIFF 2014

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Before and during our October festival, HIFF brings in specialized staffers, filmmakers and VIPs from around the world, and we are always in need of places for them to stay. Be a film festival supporter (and receive festival tickets or passes!) by opening your guest cottages, apartments, and houses to our treasured guests from around the world. To […]

Final SummerDocs Screening: ‘The Overnighters’ on August 29

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This 2014 SummerDocs season has been one to remember. It’s hard to believe it’s August already, and we only have one screening left: on Friday, August 29, join us at Guild Hall of East Hampton for The Overnighters, directed by Jesse Moss, who will join series host Alec Baldwin after the screening.  “After another year in which a SummerDocs selection […]