25 Years: 25 Films Screening Series

In celebration of our silver anniversary, the Hamptons International Film Festival honors 25 years of film with a special screening series. 25 Years: 25 Films features films from each year of the Festival (1993-2016) at top cultural organizations in Palm Beach, NYC, LA, and across the South Fork. We are proud to revisit these keystone films, which trace the evolution of the Festival over […]

HIFF 2017: Late Submissions Deadline May 29

Submissions for HIFF 2017 are now open! Filmmakers, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for! HIFF can’t wait to see your narrative features, documentaries, shorts of all kinds, and student films. Join our Silver Anniversary celebration! The 25th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival (October 5-9, 2017) is now accepting submissions online through Withoutabox. With four competitive categories in narrative […]

25 Years 25 Films: May Screenings

This May, revisit three classic films via our celebratory 25 Years: 25 Films series honoring HIFF’s Silver Anniversary. THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY | HIFF 2007 Director: Julian Schnabel Saturday, May 20 | 3:00pm Parrish Art Museum | Water Mill Tickets THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY is based on the memoirs of Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in […]

25 Years 25 Films: April Screenings

This April, revisit five classic films via our celebratory 25 Years: 25 Films series honoring HIFF’s Silver Anniversary. NO MAN’S LAND | HIFF 2001 Director: Danis Tanovic Thursday, April 27 | 6:00pm Bay Street Theater | Sag Harbor Tickets Winner: Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, 2002 Justifiably awarded the Best Screenplay prize at the Cannes Film Festival, […]

Last Weekend at #HIFF25: Screenwriters Lab & ‘Judy Berlin’

The 2017 HIFF Screenwriters Lab was a great success! The 17th edition of the Lab began Friday evening with screenwriters and mentors arriving in Sag Harbor for a weekend of conversation and collaboration.     In between one-on-one mentor sessions, the group traveled to the Ross School on Saturday afternoon for a Master Class in screenwriting […]