Q&A: ‘THE LAST PIG’ director Allison Argo on a Pig Farmer’s Final Season

A moving meditation on a man’s crisis of faith, THE LAST PIG follows Bob Comis as he concludes his last season as a pig farmer. Peppered with reflections on his decade with the pigs, farmer Bob’s introspective voiceover guides us through the changing seasons on the farm, and the images, often filmed at ground-level, merge us […]

SummerDocs: ‘Trophy’ on July 29 at Guild Hall, 7pm

SummerDocs host (and HIFF Co-Chair) Alec Baldwin is back for the ninth year to present new and groundbreaking documentary filmmaking and thought-provoking stories to the East End. Next up: TROPHY, a powerful new call to action that challenges us to examine our complicated relationship with the great species of the world. Join us on Saturday, July 29, 7pm at Guild Hall! Followed […]

Q&A: Darcy Dennett on Compassion and Justice in ‘The Champions’

THE CHAMPIONS is the powerful story of the brave individuals who rescued, rehabilitated, and adopted the pit bulls from NFL quarterback Michael Vick’s violent dog-fighting ring. Despite tremendous pressure from animal welfare organizations to euthanize these animals, a handful of men and women stepped in to give the dogs a second chance. With her inspiring […]

New HIFF Signature Program Focuses on Animal Rights

HIFF announced today that a new signature program will debut at the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival. Compassion, Justice and Animal Rights provides a platform for filmmakers to share meaningful information, stories of inspiration, and tools for creating a safe and humane world for animals. In the 21st century, billions of animals continue to be exploited […]