August 22-24: Summer Family Film Festival in Southampton!

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Join us in Southampton August 22-24 for the inaugural Summer Family Film Festival, developed in partnership with the Southampton Arts Center! The Festival will open with classic silent film shorts starring Charlie Chaplin as “The Tramp,” and will close with a special screening of the box office hit How To Train Your Dragon 2 in […]

VIDEO: ‘Keep On Keepin’ On’ Q&A with Al Hicks, Alec Baldwin & David Nugent

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This past Friday, the 2014 HIFF SummerDocs season continued with Keep On Keepin’ On, a moving portrait of the unlikely friendship between two jazz musicians: 90-year-old Clark Terry, who has played trumpet with the masters (Duke Ellington, Count Basie), and Justin Kauflin, a 23-year-old blind piano player with dreams as big as his talent. Directed by first-time Australian […]

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’

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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

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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: […]