#GivingTuesday: Movies Make a Difference


Aside from being our favorite form of entertainment, movies often have the power to make an impact on the world around us. This year, as you take time out of the busy holiday (shopping) season to celebrate #GivingTuesday, please consider supporting these organizations highlighted in #HIFF2015 films. THE CHAMPIONS Best Friends Animal Society Focused on […]

Listen to A Conversation With Dan Rather on Alec Baldwin’s ‘Here’s the Thing’

Actor Alec Baldwin hosts A Conversation With journalist Dan Rather at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. (Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

“What this film is about is: what has happened to the news, why it’s happened, how it’s happened, and why you should care.” – Dan Rather on TRUTH In case you missed it at #HIFF2015, A Conversation With Dan Rather​ is now available via Alec Baldwin​’s podcast, Here’s The Thing​. Download and listen now! At […]

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 […]