‘LOVING’ to Receive 2016 Rabinowitz Award for Social Justice

In advance of tonight’s US Premiere of the critically acclaimed marriage equality drama LOVING, we are thrilled to announce the film will be honored with the Victor Rabinowitz & Joanne Grant Award for Social Justice by the 2016 Hamptons International Film Festival. The annual award is presented to a film that exemplifies the values of peace, equality, […]

Aaron Eckhart to Receive Variety Creative Impact Award at HIFF 2016

HIFF is thrilled to share that Variety will honor Golden Globe®-nominated actor Aaron Eckhart with the Variety Creative Impact Award at this year’s festival. Eckhart will participate in A Conversation With… on Friday at 1:00pm at Guild Hall, where Eckhart will be presented with the award by Variety’s Deputy Awards and Features Editor Jenelle Riley. “Aaron Eckhart is the definition […]

Skål! HIFF Celebrates Norwegian Cinema

The history of Scandinavian cinema is as deep and diverse as the landscape itself, from the classic dramas of Ingmar Bergman to the modernism of Lars von Trier, Thomas Vinterberg and Liv Ullmann. Over our decades-long history, HIFF has proudly shown soon-to-be classics such as RAMS, THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, MELANCHOLIA, and THE […]

Poster Signing Saturday with John Alexander!

Join HIFF for a poster signing with celebrated artist John Alexander! WHAT | Poster signing with the painter of the piece featured in the HIFF 2016 poster WHO | John Alexander WHEN | Saturday, September 24 | 3:00–5:00 PM WHERE | Book Hampton | 41 Main Street, East Hampton, NY John Alexander is an American painter. He attended graduate school at […]

Manchester By the Sea, 20th Century Women & Strange Weather Featured at HIFF 2016

With the 2016 festival less than three weeks away, HIFF today announced the Saturday and Sunday Centerpiece films—MANCHESTER BY THE SEA and 20TH CENTURY WOMEN, respectively—and the Southampton Opening Night Film, STRANGE WEATHER, starring Holly Hunter. “We are so proud to showcase films made by New York-based, independent film directors, and it is an exceptional pleasure to […]