Q&A: Director Jessie Auritt on the Inner Strength of ‘Supergirl’

Few would know it by looking at her, but Naomi “Supergirl” Kutin is the strongest girl in the world. The 11-year-old, 95-pound Orthodox Jewish girl from New Jersey is a competitive powerlifter who can lift three times her body weight, impressing even the largest of bodybuilders. SUPERGIRL follows Naomi’s inspiring journey as she simultaneously trains […]

Oscar® Submissions From 5 Countries to Screen at HIFF

To date, five films screening at HIFF 2016 have been selected by their respective countries as this year’s entry into the Oscar® race for Best Foreign Language Film. And the list is growing… Be among the first American audiences to see these international gems! Under the Shadow (UK) Directed by: Babak Anvari | Narrative Feature | 84 min | […]

Skål! HIFF Celebrates Norwegian Cinema

The history of Scandinavian cinema is as deep and diverse as the landscape itself, from the classic dramas of Ingmar Bergman to the modernism of Lars von Trier, Thomas Vinterberg and Liv Ullmann. Over our decades-long history, HIFF has proudly shown soon-to-be classics such as RAMS, THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, MELANCHOLIA, and THE […]

HIFF 2016: Narrative & Documentary Juries

Our HIFF Competition honors emerging directors from around the world in narrative feature, documentary feature, and short film competition sections. Juried by world-class filmmakers and industry professionals, these competitions represent the important, provocative premieres by cinema’s next wave of master filmmakers. Meet the HIFF 2016 Narrative and Documentary jury members. Narrative Jury Julie Goldstein is currently President of Production at Endgame Entertainment. Her credits for the […]

Box Office Tips and Tricks: HIFF 2016

Guest Post from Box Office Staff! Box Offices Open Monday! Tickets go on sale Monday, September 26, at noon—online, over the phone, and in person in East Hampton. The box office in Southampton opens at 2 PM. Check out our handy tips below, designed to help you navigate the ticketing process. Online If you choose to purchase tickets online, head […]