Celebrating the Arts and Music in Cinema: HIFF 2015

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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 […]

Thursday at HIFF: TRUTH Headlines Opening Night

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Finally, today’s the day we’ve all been waiting for! The 23rd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival kicks off tonight with TRUTH, James Vanderbilt‘s dramatic look into the CBS News controversy that ended Dan Rather’s career as the network’s anchorman. With Cate Blanchett in a searing performance as Rather’s producer Mary Mapes and Robert Redford playing the veteran newsman, TRUTH will definitely have audiences debating late into the night. […]

‘Son of Saul’ is ‘Compelling and Astounding’

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“We wanted to give dignity to the dead. The story of the Holocaust is not the story of the exceptions who survived. It’s the story of the dead.”  “You can feel the society being haunted by these traumatic experiences and by never having to face what happened.” — László Nemes in an interview with The New York Times […]

Family Films for Movie Lovers of All Ages

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HIFF is proud to present short and feature films for the whole family to enjoy. Here are a few films to inspire movie lovers of all ages and create a new generation of cinephiles. AHOY! SHORTS FOR ALL AGES Sunday, Oct 11, 11:00am, East Hampton Library Monday, Oct 12, 11:30am, Regal East Hampton UA (Image: Sanjay’s […]