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 […]

HIFF 2018: Thank You

HIFF 2018 Audiences Have Spoken

HIFF 2018 Audience Awards were announced today! The HIFF2018 Audience Award for Narrative Feature went to THE HATE U GIVE, directed by George Tillman Jr., and starring Amandla Stenberg. As a way to escape the limited options of the streets she grew up on, sixteen-year-old black teenager Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg) is torn between two […]