Slideshow: SummerDocs Screening of ‘Last Days of Vietnam,’ Dinner Honoring Bob Balaban

Alec, Hilaria and Carmen Baldwin with director Rory Kennedy and film subject Col. Stuart Herrington at SummerDocs screening of Last Days in Vietnam: August 16, 2014. Photo: Eugene Gologursky

This past Saturday, director Rory Kennedy screened her latest film for the SummerDocs audience at Guild Hall of East Hampton. Last Days in Vietnam, which will debut in theaters this September before airing on American Experience on PBS, is a riveting documentary about the harrowing evacuation of Saigon in 1975. Following the screening, SummerDocs host Alec Baldwin moderated a conversation with Kennedy, film subject Colonel […]

VIDEO: ‘Keep On Keepin’ On’ Q&A with Al Hicks, Alec Baldwin & David Nugent


This past Friday, the 2014 HIFF SummerDocs season continued with Keep On Keepin’ On, a moving portrait of the unlikely friendship between two jazz musicians: 90-year-old Clark Terry, who has played trumpet with the masters (Duke Ellington, Count Basie), and Justin Kauflin, a 23-year-old blind piano player with dreams as big as his talent. Directed by first-time Australian […]

Slideshow: HIFF SummerDocs Screening of ‘Keep On Keepin’ On’

Anne Chaisson, David Nugent, director Alan Hicks and Lilly Hartley (Candescent Films) at SummerDocs reception for Keep On Keepin' On: July 25, 2014. Photo: Eugene Gologursky

    Photos from the HIFF 2014 SummerDocs screening of Keep On Keepin’ On at Guild Hall of East Hampton on July 25, 2014.

August SummerDocs Selections Announced: ‘Last Days of Vietnam’ and ‘The Overnighters’


The final two selections for the 6th Annual SummerDocs series have been announced: Rory Kennedy‘s Last Days in Vietnam and The Overnighters, directed by Jesse Moss. Each screening will be followed by the respective filmmakers in conversation with series presenter Alec Baldwin. “Rory Kennedy and Jesse Moss are both filmmakers whose work we’ve had the privilege of screening […]

Next at SummerDocs: Keep on Keepin’ On


Now that the 2014 SummerDocs season is off to terrific start*,  let’s keep the ball rolling with our second screening, set for Friday, July 25, at Guild Hall of East Hampton. The award-winning Keep On Keepin’ On will amaze, entertain and inspire you, followed by SummerDocs host Alec Baldwin in conversation with Australian director Al Hicks. Baldwin explains, “Al Hicks’ Keep On Keepin’ […]