Summer Nights: Friday Screenings at Southampton Arts Center


For the third 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! (Note: […]

SummerDocs Slideshow: ‘Best of Enemies’

Alec Baldwin, HIFF's David Nugent and Anne Chaisson, moderator Kurt Andersen, and directors Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon at the c/o The Maidstone reception for the Hamptons Film SummerDocs screening of Best of Enemies on July 11, 2015. Evening supported by The Wall Street Journal. Photo credit: Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images.

This past Saturday, the Hamptons International Film Festival kicked off the 7th annual SummerDocs screening series at Guild Hall, presented by TNT’s Public Morals. Following the screening of the smartly entertaining Best of Enemies, directors Morgan Neville (Oscar® winner for 20 Feet From Stardom) and Robert Gordon joined Dick Cavett (who appears in the film) and moderator Kurt Andersen on stage for a lively […]

2015 SummerDocs Series: Alec Baldwin Hosts Festival Favorites


Today HIFF announced Alec Baldwin will return to host filmmakers and special guests in conversation at the 7th Annual SummerDocs series, presented by TNT’s Public Morals. Tickets to the series, which brings the best in documentary filmmaking to the East End all summer long, are on sale now!  “We have a provocative and engaging slate for our seventh year that […]

Vidal and Buckley Square Off in 2015 SummerDocs Debut, ‘Best of Enemies’


We’re gearing up for another first-rate edition of our popular SummerDocs series, presented by TNT’s Public Morals. This year’s features kick off with Best of Enemies on Saturday, July 11. Told with insight, prescience, panache and humor, the award-winning Best of Enemies chronicles the groundbreaking series of televised debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley, Jr., during the 1968 presidential conventions. The two […]

Auteur Dinner Series: Filmmakers, Musicians, HIFF Supporters

David Nugent, Amir Bar-Lev, Andrew Rossi and Alex Karpovsky speak at the Hamptons International Film Festival Auteur Dinner Series in NYC, May 27, 2015. (Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for HIFF)

In a private home on the Upper East Side, supporters of the Hamptons International Film Festival gathered this week to inaugurate our Auteur Dinner Series. The salon-style evening—which raised funds for HIFF’s upcoming summer initiatives—introduced patrons to filmmakers and musicians with past, present and future connections to the Festival and to the Hamptons. In addition to elegant hors d’oeuvres and […]