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


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


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. […]

HIFF 2013: Day 5 Highlights


It’s hard to believe today is the final day of HIFF 2013. But there are still plenty of movies to see, including the four award-winning films: a doc and a narrative from both the Golden Starfish Awards (voted on by the jury) and the Audience Awards. Whatever you choose, you’re sure to pick a winner! […]

HIFF 2013: Day 3 Highlights

Still from Emptying the Skies, winner of the 2013 Zelda Penzel Award.

It’s Day 3 of HIFF 2013, and the Festival is in full swing. On today’s docket: movies, movies, movies, and a tribute to Working Title Films, an integral part of our Focus on UK Film program. We’ve got you covered!  If the ticketing site says “Sold Out,” keep in mind that we are hearing that […]

Q&A: Liesbeth De Ceulaer on ‘Behind the Redwood Curtain’


Imbued with a mesmerizing, dreamlike quality, Liesbeth De Ceulaer’s confident first feature takes us to the majestic Redwood Forest and introduces us to people who have strong personal connections to this once isolated region of California. Through seamless vignettes and stunningly saturated cinematography, we meet activists, scientists, loggers, tree dwellers, and Native Americans who share […]