Q&A: Volker Schlöndorff on ‘Diplomacy’

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Towards the end of World War II, General Dietrick von Choltitz, the governor of Nazi-occupied Paris, receives an order to destroy the city if the Nazis lose it to Allied forces. With explosives strapped to bridges and landmarks, the General is prepared to carry out this atrocity when Swedish Consul General Raoul Nordling appears in […]

Q&A: Gabriel Mascaro & Rachel Ellis on ‘August Winds’

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In a tiny coastal village in Brazil, Shirley and Jeison pass their time working on a coconut plantation. Outside of work, he dives for seafood while she sunbathes and dreams of being a tattoo artist. Their restless yet tranquil life is provoked when intense tropical storms approach, washing ashore a corpse. Drawing on his documentary […]

Q&A: Directors Geeta & Ravi Patel on ‘Meet the Patels’

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After a just-can’t-commit breakup, Indian-American comedian Ravi Patel throws in the towel and agrees to let his endearing parents create a “biodata” for him, officially putting him on the semi-arranged marriage market. Camera in hand (aided by light whimsical animation), his sister Geeta documents the whole endeavor, in hilariously candid fashion, turning Ravi’s international search […]

Q&A: Director Keva Rosenfeld on ‘All American High Revisited’

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Insightful and charming, at times poignant, All American High Revisited takes you back in time to the excess and naiveté of America in the 1980s. The film follows Finnish exchange student Rikki Rauhala throughout her senior year at a suburban California school. A revealing slice of Americana, the film is a John Hughes movie come to […]

HIFF2014 Tickets on Sale! Box Office Locations, Hours, Policies & Tips

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2014 Hamptons International Film Festival We hope you will join us in 2014 for the 22nd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival: October 9-13. Browse the films, events and conversations here! Passes and packages allow you the best access to films, panels, parties, and more. They also allow for early selection. ♦ Insiders know the scoop: the all-access […]