HIFF 2015 Centerpieces: ‘Spotlight’ and ‘Carol’


As the 23rd Annual Hamptons Film Festival draws near, we’re pleased to announced our two Centerpiece selections.  Tom McCarthy‘s Spotlight, starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, and more, will screen Saturday, October 10, sponsored by Blundstone. On Sunday, October 11, Festival-goers can catch Carol, from director Todd Haynes and starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney […]

‘Best of Enemies’ Wins SummerDocs Audience Award


The votes have been tallied, and the results are in! The winner of the 2015 SummerDocs Audience Award, sponsored by Candescent Films, is Best of Enemies, directed by Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon. An encore screening will take place at the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival. Told with insight, prescience, panache and humor, the award-winning Best of Enemies chronicles the groundbreaking series […]

‘Youth’ to Screen HIFF 2015 Opening Night in Southampton


HIFF is delighted to announce that Youth, the latest film from Italian writer/director Paolo Sorrentino, will be the Opening Night film in Southampton at the 2015 Festival. Starring Academy Award® winner Michael Caine as Fred and Academy Award nominee Harvey Keitel as Mick, Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury […]

Slideshow: Final SummerDocs Screening of ‘Peace Officer’

David Nugent, director Brad Barber, subject Dub Lawrence, director Scott Lawrence, and Alec Baldwin. SummerDocs screening of 'Peace Officer,' August 28, 2015. Photo credit: Adriel Reboh.

On Friday, August 28, the Hamptons International Film Festival screened Peace Officer to close out the 2015 SummerDocs series, presented by TNT’s Public Morals. Following the screening of the powerful and timely film, directors Brad Barber and Scott Christopherson joined the subject of the film, William ‘Dub’ Lawrence, along with HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent and SummerDocs host Alec Baldwin, onstage for an in-depth Q&A. Before the screening, HIFF […]

Lovely Ladies Luncheon in Southampton Supports HIFF

Ann Barish Luncheon key shot

Last Friday, August 14, the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF), in partnership with Calypso St. Barth, held a special ladies luncheon at the home of HIFF board member Ann Barish in Southampton. Guests enjoyed Bedell Wines and light bites while shopping Calypso’s summer line during this fundraising event to support our year-round organization. Learn more […]