Slideshow: ‘WHITNEY. CAN I BE ME’ at SummerDocs

Last night our popular SummerDocs series expanded to Southampton for the first time, with WHITNEY. CAN I BE ME, an intimate and revealing portrait of iconic superstar Whitney Houston. Before the screening at UA Southampton 4, guests gathered for a pre-screening reception at Union Cantina. Acclaimed artist Eric Fischl was on hand to generously sign the newly-unveiled poster […]

Slideshow: ‘TAKE EVERY WAVE’ at SummerDocs

Friday night was spectacular on the deck at Gurney’s Montauk, as surfers, documentary fans and Montauk locals mingled for Rory Kennedy‘s latest documentary, TAKE EVERY WAVE: THE LIFE OF LAIRD HAMILTON! Following the screening—under a magical moonlit sky—Hamilton and Kennedy joined SummerDocs host Alec Baldwin and HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent for a lively conversation about skin care […]

Slideshow: East Hampton Film Camp 2017!

Hamptons Film Festival’s annual Student Summer Filmmaking Workshop took place last week in East Hampton, and it’s getting rave reviews! Campers through age 16 learned the ins and outs of filmmaking, including writing, acting, directing, cinematography, editing and even more. The week culminated with a red-carpet premiere at Guild Hall, where the students screened the six short […]

Slideshow: ‘TROPHY’ SummerDocs Reception

Last Saturday, supporters of animal rights joined HIFF for an exclusive reception prior to the SummerDocs screening of TROPHY, a powerful new call to action that challenges us to examine our complicated relationship with the great species of the world. Proceeds from this evening supported HIFF’s Compassion, Justice & Animal Rights program. Thanks to all for their generosity!

Events in NY & LA Kick Off HIFF25!

The Hamptons International Film Festival held two celebratory events this week, officially kicking the 25th Anniversary season into high gear! First, on Monday night, Alec Baldwin, Dan Crown and Randy Mastro hosted New York guests in the spectacular setting of the Loft and Gardens of Rockefeller Center. And on Tuesday, HIFF continued the 25th anniversary […]