Slideshow: ‘Author: The JT Leroy Story’ at SummerDocs

On Saturday, July 9, HIFF screened AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY to kick off the 2016 SummerDocs series at Guild Hall of East Hampton. Following the screening of the literary and enigmatic film, director Jeff Feuerzeig joined HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent and HIFF Co-Chair Alec Baldwin onstage for an in-depth Q&A. Before the screening, HIFF supporters, Board members and special guests gathered for a delightful reception […]

SummerDocs 2016 to Screen ‘Author,’ ‘Betting on Zero,’ ‘A Perfect Candidate’

Over the past eight years, HIFF’s SummerDocs series—showcasing the most anticipated documentaries—has become one of  HIFF’s signature events. Check out the three exciting films that will screen in July and August! “Now in its eighth year, the SummerDocs series has become one of the most anticipated and respected film events in the New York and Hamptons summer […]

Save the Dates for 2016 SummerDocs!

Over the past eight years, the SummerDocs series—showcasing the most anticipated documentaries—has become one of  HIFF’s signature events. Don’t miss this year’s lineup! Following each screening at Guild Hall, the director and/or subject(s) of the film will participate in a lively and engaging Q&A. HIFF Co-Chair Alec Baldwin co-curates the series with HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent. For 2016’s 8th […]

Cannes Luncheon Celebrates Melissa Mathison, Women in Film

Last week, on a stunningly beautiful Côte d’Azur day overlooking Cannes and the Mediterranean, a cadre of accomplished women in film professionals gathered at the Villa Valnalou to pay tribute to the late screenwriter Melissa Mathison. The film based on her final screenplay—THE BFG, directed by Steven Spielberg—recently screened out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival. In continuation of their annual women […]

June Library Screening of ‘HARD TIMES: LOST ON LONG ISLAND’

Join us for the next HIFF Monthly Screening, featuring the documentary that won the Audience Award at HIFF 2011, HARD TIMES: LOST ON LONG ISLAND. We are honored to welcome director Marc Levin as our guest. HARD TIMES: LOST ON LONG ISLAND East Hampton Library Saturday, June 11, 3:00 pm Followed by Q&A with director Marc Levin […]