Free Summer Screenings in Southampton

For the fifth year in a row, the Hamptons International Film Festival is delighted to partner with Southampton Arts Center, offering free screenings of classic movies all summer long.

Weather permitting, films will screen outdoors on Friday nights on the lawn at 25 Jobs Lane. Approximate start time: 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, bring a picnic, and bring friends and family!

(Note: Some films are not appropriate for all ages; check the ratings below…)


Independence-Day

Friday, July 7: INDEPENDENCE DAY

Dir. Roland Emmerich (1996)
Rated PG-13 | 145 min
8:30pm
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind’s best weapon is the will to survive. Starring Bill Pullman, Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum.

Slumdog-Millionaire

Friday, July 14: SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE (HIFF 2008*)

Dir. Danny Boyle (2008)
Rated R | 120 min
8:30pm
A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” Starring Dev Patel, Freida Pinto.

*This screening is part of our 25 Years: 25 Films series, celebrating the Festival’s silver anniversary.

Young-Frankenstein

Friday, July 21: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

Dir. Mel Brooks (1974)
Rated PG | 106 min
8:30pm
An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. Starring Gene Wilder.

Birds

Friday, July 28: ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S THE BIRDS

Dir: Alfred Hitchcock (1963)
Rated PG-13 | 119 min
8:30pm
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people. Starring Tippi Hedren.

Airplane

Friday, August 4: AIRPLANE

Dirs. Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker (1980)
Rated PG | 88 min
8:30pm
A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.

Artist

Friday, August 11: THE ARTIST (HIFF 2011*)

Dir. Michel Hazanavicius (2011)
Rated PG-13 | 100 min
8:30pm
A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.

*This screening is part of our 25 Years: 25 Films series, celebrating the Festival’s silver anniversary.

Princess-Bride

Friday: August 18: THE PRINCESS BRIDE

Dir. Rob Reiner (1987)
Rated PG | 98 min
8:30pm
While home sick in bed, a young boy’s grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. Starring Robin Wright, Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, and many more.

Remember-the-Titans

Friday, August 25: REMEMBER THE TITANS

Dir. Boaz Yakin (2000)
Rated PG | 113 min
8:30pm
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit. Starring Denzel Washington.

Jaws

Friday, September 1: JAWS

Dir. Steven Spielberg (1975)
Rated PG | 124 min
8:30pm
A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a local sheriff teams up with a marine biologist and an old seafarer to hunt the monster down. Starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss.


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