Nothing is Ever ‘Sold Out’! Get to Know the Rush Line Policy…

When you’re browsing the HIFF 2018 Film Guide, don’t be discouraged if you see the words RUSH ONLY—there’s still hope! Rush Sales Some of the films screening at HIFF 2018 are going to be more in demand than others; that’s just the way it is. But remember: just because advance tickets are no longer available for […]

5 Films to World Premiere at HIFF 2018

There’s nothing quite like the anticipation of sitting in a darkened theater, awaiting the very first public screening of a film… to be part of the first audience ever to have that particular shared experience. That will happen five times at this year’s festival, and we invite you to experience these World Premieres with the filmmakers, the cast/subjects of the […]

HIFF 2018 Film Guide is Live!

We’ve been putting the final touches on the HIFF 2018 lineup, and we are thrilled to announce it’s now ready for its closeup, Mr. DeMille!  The latest announcement includes several high-profile additions in our Centerpiece slots: the Friday Centerpiece film is Yorgos Lanthimos’ THE FAVOURITE, starring Academy Award®-winning actresses Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz and Golden Globe®-winning actress […]

HIFF 2018 Closing Night: ‘BOY ERASED’

On Monday, October 8, the 26th Hamptons International Film Festival will close with writer/director Joel Edgerton’s BOY ERASED at Guild Hall in East Hampton. BOY ERASED examines a young boy’s experience when his parents send him to a healing refuge to cure his “homosexual” disease, starring Academy Award ® -nominated actor Lucas Hedges (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA), Academy Award® -winning actors Nicole […]

‘Bathtubs Over Broadway’ Wins SummerDocs Audience Award

Congratulations to Dava Whisenant’s delightful BATHTUBS OVER BROADWAY, winner of the 2018 SummerDocs Audience Award, sponsored by Candescent Films! Catch an encore screening at HIFF 2018, and see how one man’s search for elusive industrial recordings uncovered the bizarre world of Broadway-style musicals about some of the country’s biggest corporations. BATHTUBS OVER BROADWAY Director: Dava Whisenant […]