HIFF Announces Spotlights, Closing Night, Conversations, World Cinema, Short Films and More


Today the Hamptons International Film Festival announced the remainder of their 2015 lineup, including Spotlight Films, World Cinema and Shorts programs. Emily Blunt, Michael Moore and Dan Rather will be in attendance to take part in A Conversation With… for the 23rd installment. The Festival will close with Steven Spielberg’s BRIDGE OF SPIES on Monday, […]

Q&A: Frank Hall Green on the Escape, Adventure and Nature of ‘Wildlike’


Note: This interview first ran as part of our coverage of the 2014 Hamptons International Film Festival. Wildlike opens in select theaters and on iTunes on Friday, September 25. Watch the trailer and follow Wildlike on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. A beautiful trek into the stunning Alaskan wilderness, Frank Hall Green’s Wildlike follows 15-year-old Mackenzie on her first visit to the last frontier. […]

HIFF 2015 Centerpieces: ‘Spotlight’ and ‘Carol’


As the 23rd Annual Hamptons Film Festival draws near, we’re pleased to announced our two Centerpiece selections.  Tom McCarthy‘s Spotlight, starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, and more, will screen Saturday, October 10, sponsored by Blundstone. On Sunday, October 11, Festival-goers can catch Carol, from director Todd Haynes and starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney […]

‘Best of Enemies’ Wins SummerDocs Audience Award


The votes have been tallied, and the results are in! The winner of the 2015 SummerDocs Audience Award, sponsored by Candescent Films, is Best of Enemies, directed by Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon. An encore screening will take place at the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival. Told with insight, prescience, panache and humor, the award-winning Best of Enemies chronicles the groundbreaking series […]

Q&A: Geeta & Ravi Patel on the Unique Search for Love in ‘Meet the Patels’


Note: This interview originally ran during the 2014 Hamptons International Film Festival. Meet the Patels opens in select theaters on Friday, September 11, and in coming weeks. Find tickets, and follow the film on Facebook and Twitter. After a just-can’t-commit breakup, Indian-American comedian Ravi Patel throws in the towel and agrees to let his endearing parents […]