Spotlight Films Revealed!

Highlighting some of the fall’s most anticipated titles, from war dramas to timely novel adaptations about race,  the HIFF 2018 Spotlight films have been revealed!

Passes and packages are on sale now, and offer the earliest selection for these popular titles!

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The slate includes the U.S. Premiere of BEN IS BACK, directed by Peter Hedges and starring Lucas Hedges and Julia Roberts; TO DUST, directed by Shawn Snyder, starring Matthew Broderick, and produced by Alessandro Nivola and Emily Mortimer; the East Coast Premiere of EVERYBODY KNOWS, directed by Asghar Farhadi and starring Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz; the East Coast Premiere of GREEN BOOK, directed by Peter Farrelly and starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali; THE HATE U GIVE, directed by George Tillman Jr. and starring Amandla Stenberg; the East Coast Premiere of A PRIVATE WAR, directed by Matthew Heineman and starring Rosamund Pike and Jamie Dornan; the East Coast Premiere of THE PUBLIC, directed by Emilio Estevez; and WILDLIFE , starring Carey Mulligan and Bill Camp and directed by Paul Dano.

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The festival previously announced Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA and Rupert Everett’s THE HAPPY PRINCE in the Spotlight section. Bob Balaban, Bill Camp, Jamie Dornan, Emilio Estevez, Peter Hedges, Matthew Heineman, Matthew Broderick, Alessandro Nivola, Rosamund Pike, George Tillman Jr., and Dolly Wells are set to attend the festival.

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“As always, offering a diverse array of films, storylines, and artists remains a priority for fulfilling all the varied interests of our audiences,” said David Nugent, Artistic Director of the Hamptons International Film Festival. “We are also thrilled to have so many of the talented individuals join us for this year’s festival to discuss their provocative new films and share their insights into the creative process.”

The Spotlight section is sponsored by
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The full online film guide will be available on Monday, September 17, and individual tickets will go on sale on Monday, September 24.

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