Thursday Snapshots: Opening Night of HIFF 2015

Dennis Quaid, Brad Fischer, David Nugent and Anne Chaisson introduce TRUTH at the Opening Night of the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival. October 8, 2015 in East Hampton, New York. (Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

Actor Dennis Quaid, director James Vanderbilt and producer Brad Fischer joined us last night for the Opening Night screening of TRUTH, as did several other special guests. Our jury also made a strong showing, including actor Josh Charles, Chef Bobby Flay, New York Critics Circle President Marshall Fine and screenwriter Michael H. Weber. We’re looking forward to another terrific […]



TRUTH: Opening night was one to remember, and everyone on both Rush Lines was able to find a seat. Success! We hope you all enjoyed the first day of screenings. On with the show! Our newly renamed Winick Talks at Rowdy Hall kick off this morning with what is sure to be a fascinating reflection on the past […]

A Salute to Shorts: #HIFF2015 Short Film Programs


Did you know that the only way to see many short films is on the film festival circuit? Take advantage of these specifically curated short film programs offering comedy, documentary, serious drama and all-ages delight. Here are some highlights from a few of the nine short programs featured over the course of #HIFF2015. (You can also see […]

Celebrating the Arts and Music in Cinema: HIFF 2015


Cinema often reflects upon itself and other creative industries. The 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival presents films from all over the world celebrating music makers, artists, performers and dreamers of dreams. We hope to see you at HIFF 2015. SONG OF LAHORE USA/Pakistan, English/Punjabi/Urdu Directed by Andy Schocken, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Lahore, Pakistan, was once known […]

Q&A: Joshua Seftel on Embracing the Unexpected in ‘The Many Sad Fates of Mr. Toledano’

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With the help of DNA tests, psychics, and prosthetic makeup, renowned photographer Phil Toledano imagines all of the possible ways his life will end. Catch Joshua Seftel’s THE MANY SAD FATES OF MR. TOLEDANO in the CRAFTED shorts program, screening alongside two other films about auteurs: CLAUDE LANZMANN: SPECTRES OF THE SHOAH and IT’S ME […]