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 […]

SummerDocs: ‘Whitney. Can I Be Me’ on August 17 in Southampton

SummerDocs host (and HIFF Co-Chair) Alec Baldwin is back for the ninth year to present new and groundbreaking documentary filmmaking and thought-provoking stories to the East End. On August 17, SummerDocs heads to Southampton for the first time with WHITNEY. CAN I BE ME, an intimate and revealing portrait of the iconic superstar. Join us […]

SummerDocs: ‘Icarus’ at Guild Hall, August 26, 7pm

SummerDocs host (and HIFF Co-Chair) Alec Baldwin is back for the ninth year to present new and groundbreaking documentary filmmaking and thought-provoking stories to the East End. On August 26, SummerDocs will round out the 2017 series with ICARUS, which uncovers the scope and unimaginable breadth of the Russian illegal doping scandal. Join us on Saturday, August […]

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!