HIFF 2014 Golden Starfish Awards Announced: ‘Gett’ and ‘The Special Need’ Named Best Features

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Congratulations to our diverse group of winners! The following awards were announced at the 2014 Golden Starfish Awards Ceremony on October 13: Golden Starfish & Audience Awards | Zelda Penzel | Nussbaum | Rabinowitz | Barendrecht | Tangerine | Next Exposure | Conflict and Resolution | Sloan Foundation Golden Starfish Awards Our Golden Starfish Awards honor emerging directors from around the […]

Q&A: Ryan McGarry on HIFF 2013 Best Documentary ‘Code Black’

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Code Black, which won the Golden Starfish Award for Best Documentary at the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival, opens at IFC Center in NYC on June 20, with more cities to follow. Tickets are available here. Note: This interview originally ran as part of our coverage of HIFF 2013. “C-Booth,” the trauma bay at the Los Angeles […]

Q&A: Sébastien Betbeder on ‘2 Autumns, 3 Winters’

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This interview originally ran as part of our coverage of the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival. 2 Autumn, 3 Winters opens in NYC at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center on Friday, June 6, with more cities to follow.   In 2 Autumns, 3 Winters, Arman has just turned 33. He longs for change. Maybe he’ll eat healthier? […]

HIFF Interview: Steven Bernstein on His Sloan Prize-Winning Film ‘Decoding Annie Parker’

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Update April 2014: This interview originally ran as part of our coverage of the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival. Decoding Annie Parker opens in select theaters on May 2, 2014. Learn more! Director/co-writer Steven Bernstein’s new film Decoding Annie Parker arrives at the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival with quite a pedigree. The film has received […]

HIFF 2013 Awards

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Awards for the 21st Annual Hamptons International Film Festival were announced on October 14, 2013, at the Golden Starfish Awards ceremony in East Hampton.  “This year’s GSA competition line-up of incredible narrative, documentary and short films portray the enormity of global talent awaiting discovery,” said Anne Chaisson, Executive Director of The Hamptons International Film Festival. […]