Q&A: Seminal Documentarian Albert Maysles on Fashion Maven ‘Iris’

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Note: This interview originally ran during the 2014 Hamptons Film Festival.  Iris is now playing in select theaters! The great documentarian Albert Maysles’ latest film Iris is about fashion- and interior-design maven Iris Apfel, now 93 years old, as she celebrates the late wave of popularity she enjoyed on the heels the Met’s 2006 exhibition […]

Slideshow: 14th Annual HIFF Screenwriters’ Lab

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Blessed with abundant sunshine, the participants of the 14th Annual HIFF Screenwriters’ Lab enjoyed the comfort of c/o The Maidstone inside and out, tirelessly dissecting plots, characters and storylines we anticipate will be great films one day. Following each day of productive mentoring sessions were dinner parties generously hosted by members of the Festival’s Board […]

HIFF Screenwriters’ Lab: 2015 Screenwriters & Mentors Announced

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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

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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 […]

Submissions for HIFF 2015 Are Now Closed

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Note: Submissions for HIFF 2015 are now closed. Thanks to all who submitted films! If you have questions, please email programming@hamptonsfilmfest.org. Good luck to all filmmakers! Official Deadlines: ♦ April 6, 2015—Earlybird (passed) ♦ May 4, 2015—Regular (passed) ♦ June 1, 2015—Late (passed) ♦ June 15, 2015—WAB Extended (passed) More about the Hamptons International Film Festival The Hamptons […]