Save the Dates! HIFF Prepares for Summer 2015

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Believe it or not, summer is indeed right around the corner! If you are a documentary fan, love outdoor screenings, or know a student interested in filmmaking, please save the dates for our summer programming, and spread the word…  HIFF at Guild Hall SummerDocs (titles TBA) Saturday, July 11 Saturday, August 1 Friday, August 28 […]

Alec Baldwin to Host Winter Classic Screening: ‘The Searchers’ at Guild Hall on February 7

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This Saturday, join host Alec Baldwin at Guild Hall of East Hampton for a special screening that will snap you right out of your slush-filled winter doldrums. Reverend Clayton: You wanna quit, Ethan? Ethan: That’ll be the day. Is John Ford‘s 1956 masterpiece The Searchers, starring the inimitable John Wayne, the best western of all time? So says Film School Rejects. And in […]

#GivingTuesday: Help HIFF Support the Next Generation of Filmmakers

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Amid all the excitement of the annual Hamptons International Film Festival, it’s easy to forget that HIFF was founded as—and remains today!—a non-profit organization.  As such, we are able to thrive thanks to generous supporters like you. Your donation today will allow us to continue to screen independent films and world-class documentaries throughout the East End all year long, and to develop […]

The HIFF 2015 Founders Pass is Here…

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Note: The holiday sale has ended, but the Founders Pass is still available. Get a jump start on the new year with a HIFF 2015 Founders Pass! Just announced: the 23rd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival will take place October 8-12, and we’ve got just the ticket. What does the HIFF 2015 Founders Pass offer? Express, Ticketless Access to all screenings** Opening & […]

2015 HIFF Screenwriters Lab: Submissions Closed

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Update 1.17.15: Submissions have closed for 2015. Thanks to all who entered! Do you have a screenplay just waiting to be discovered? Submissions for the Hamptons International Film Festival 2015 Screenwriters’ Lab are now open.  We thank the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for their continued and generous support. The Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters’ Lab, going into […]