Slideshow: HIFF SummerDocs Screening of ‘Keep On Keepin’ On’

Anne Chaisson, David Nugent, director Alan Hicks and Lilly Hartley (Candescent Films) at SummerDocs reception for Keep On Keepin' On: July 25, 2014. Photo: Eugene Gologursky

    Photos from the HIFF 2014 SummerDocs screening of Keep On Keepin’ On at Guild Hall of East Hampton on July 25, 2014.

August SummerDocs Selections Announced: ‘Last Days of Vietnam’ and ‘The Overnighters’

Last-Days-of-Vietnam-650

The final two selections for the 6th Annual SummerDocs series have been announced: Rory Kennedy‘s Last Days in Vietnam and The Overnighters, directed by Jesse Moss. Each screening will be followed by the respective filmmakers in conversation with series presenter Alec Baldwin. “Rory Kennedy and Jesse Moss are both filmmakers whose work we’ve had the privilege of screening […]

Summer Nights: Friday Outdoor Screenings at Southampton Arts Center

ET-Drew-Barrymore-650

For the second year in a row, the Hamptons International Film Festival is delighted to partner with Southampton Arts Center, offering free screenings of classic movies all summer long. Weather permitting, films will screen outdoors on the lawn at 25 Jobs Lane. Approximate start time: 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, bring a picnic, and bring friends and family! July 18: […]

Next at SummerDocs: Keep on Keepin’ On

Keep-On-Keepin-On-Piano-650

Now that the 2014 SummerDocs season is off to terrific start*,  let’s keep the ball rolling with our second screening, set for Friday, July 25, at Guild Hall of East Hampton. The award-winning Keep On Keepin’ On will amaze, entertain and inspire you, followed by SummerDocs host Alec Baldwin in conversation with Australian director Al Hicks. Baldwin explains, “Al Hicks’ Keep On Keepin’ […]

Video: ‘Life Itself’ Q&A with Chaz Ebert, Alec Baldwin & Others

David Nugent, Matt Zoller Seitz, Chaz Ebert and Alec Baldwin in Q&A following HIFF SummerDocs screening of 'Life Itself.' Photo: Eugene Gologursky

This past Saturday, the 2014 HIFF SummerDocs season kicked off with the poignant, charming and altogether lovely film called Life Itself. Directed by Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Life Itself chronicles the life and times of the Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert, who passed away in April of 2013. Amazingly, Ebert’s decade-plus bout with cancer […]