Vidal and Buckley Square Off in 2015 SummerDocs Debut, ‘Best of Enemies’

We’re gearing up for another first-rate edition of our popular SummerDocs series, presented by TNT’s Public Morals. This year’s features kick off with Best of Enemies on Saturday, July 11. Told with insight, prescience, panache and humor, the award-winning Best of Enemies chronicles the groundbreaking series of televised debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley, Jr., during the 1968 presidential conventions. The two […]

Take Off With HIFF: Alec Baldwin in ‘All My Sons’ June 19

Fly from NYC to East Hampton for a specially curated evening, including a meet-and-greet with Alec Baldwin and a premium ticket to see him star in Arthur Miller’s classic play All My Sons at Guild Hall.  Event Details Flight* 4:00 pm: Fly from Teterboro to East Hampton.** Dinner 5:30 pm: Relax over dinner at a private residence in East […]

Alec Baldwin to Host Winter Classic Screening: ‘The Searchers’ at Guild Hall on February 7

This Saturday, join host Alec Baldwin at Guild Hall of East Hampton for a special screening that will snap you right out of your slush-filled winter doldrums. Reverend Clayton: You wanna quit, Ethan? Ethan: That’ll be the day. Is John Ford‘s 1956 masterpiece The Searchers, starring the inimitable John Wayne, the best western of all time? So says Film School Rejects. And in […]

VIDEO: ‘The Overnighters’ Q&A with Jesse Moss, Alec Baldwin & David Nugent

This past Friday, the 2014 HIFF SummerDocs season wound down with Jesse Moss‘s latest film The Overnighters, which explores the ramifications of the hydraulic fracturing boom in Williston, North Dakota: In the tiny town of Williston, North Dakota tens of thousands of unemployed hopefuls show up with dreams of honest work and a big paycheck when hydraulic fracturing in […]

Slideshow: SummerDocs Screening of ‘The Overnighters’

This past Friday, director Jesse Moss screened his latest film as the final entry in the 2014 SummerDocs season at Guild Hall of East Hampton. The Overnighters, which won the U. S. Documentary Special Jury award for Intuitive Filmmaking at Sundance this year, will be released theatrically by Drafthouse Films in Fall 2014. Following the screening, SummerDocs host Alec Baldwin moderated a conversation with Moss and HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent. […]