HIFF 2019: Lifetime Achievement, Poster Art + Dick Cavett Award

Believe it or not, the 27th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival is on the horizon! We are thrilled to announce the following in our first wave of news about HIFF 2019: legendary director Brian De Palma will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award; indelible Hamptons artist Lee Krasner‘s work will be featured on this year’s poster; […]

SummerDocs: ‘CIRCUS OF BOOKS’ on August 24

This summer, SummerDocs hosts Alec Baldwin (HIFF Co-Chair) and David Nugent (Artistic Director) will once again lead conversations with filmmakers and guests, presenting new and groundbreaking documentary filmmaking and thought-provoking stories to the East End. Presented in partnership with Guild Hall. The final film screening in this year’s series is CIRCUS OF BOOKS, directed by […]

NOW SHOWING: Oscar® Nominee ‘CAPERNAUM’ on February 23

HIFF and Guild Hall are pleased to continue the hit screening series NOW SHOWING. On select Saturday nights, the series, curated by HIFF, features acclaimed first-run art house, independent, and world cinema in Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater. CAPERNAUM Saturday, February 23 | 6pm | Tickets Director: Nadine Labaki (Lebanon, 2018, 119 minutes) Winner of the Grand Jury Prize […]

Oscar Nominations for Films that Played at #HIFF2018

The 2019 Oscar® nominations were announced this week, including 44 nods for films that screened at #HIFF2018. HIFF standouts THE FAVOURITE and ROMA lead the pack with ten nominations apiece. We were pleased to welcome guests from both films at HIFF 2018, including ROMA producer Gabriela Rodriguez, who is the woman from a Latin American country to receive a Best Picture […]

Mathison Fund Screenplay Reading: Aemilia Scott’s ‘BIRTHDAY SUIT’

On the eve of her 55th birthday, Elaine realizes that she is becoming invisible to her husband, her family, and her town. So she decides to take a radical step to be seen: she takes her clothes off, and she does not put them back on. Monday night in New York City, HIFF celebrated the […]