‘Author: The JT Leroy Story’ Screens at SummerDocs July 9

Over eight years, HIFF’s SummerDocs series has become one of  HIFF’s signature events. Don’t miss our first documentary of the summer, featuring a story that proves truth is indeed stranger than fiction.  AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY Saturday, July 9, 7:00 pm Tickets New York magazine’s October 2005 issue sent shockwaves through the literary world when it unmasked “it boy” […]

SummerDocs 2016 to Screen ‘Author,’ ‘Betting on Zero,’ ‘A Perfect Candidate’

Over the past eight years, HIFF’s SummerDocs series—showcasing the most anticipated documentaries—has become one of  HIFF’s signature events. Check out the three exciting films that will screen in July and August! “Now in its eighth year, the SummerDocs series has become one of the most anticipated and respected film events in the New York and Hamptons summer […]

Save the Dates for 2016 SummerDocs!

Over the past eight years, the SummerDocs series—showcasing the most anticipated documentaries—has become one of  HIFF’s signature events. Don’t miss this year’s lineup! Following each screening at Guild Hall, the director and/or subject(s) of the film will participate in a lively and engaging Q&A. HIFF Co-Chair Alec Baldwin co-curates the series with HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent. For 2016’s 8th […]

‘Best of Enemies’ Wins SummerDocs Audience Award

The votes have been tallied, and the results are in! The winner of the 2015 SummerDocs Audience Award, sponsored by Candescent Films, is Best of Enemies, directed by Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon. An encore screening will take place at the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival. Told with insight, prescience, panache and humor, the award-winning Best of Enemies chronicles the groundbreaking series […]

Slideshow: Final SummerDocs Screening of ‘Peace Officer’

On Friday, August 28, the Hamptons International Film Festival screened Peace Officer to close out the 2015 SummerDocs series, presented by TNT’s Public Morals. Following the screening of the powerful and timely film, directors Brad Barber and Scott Christopherson joined the subject of the film, William ‘Dub’ Lawrence, along with HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent and SummerDocs host Alec Baldwin, onstage for an in-depth Q&A. Before the screening, HIFF […]