#HIFF2013: Focus On the Arts

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HIFF2013 is almost upon us! While you’re browsing through our extensive slate, don’t miss these great titles that focus on the arts: Wang Guangyi, at the height of his career as one of China’s most successful contemporary artists, is settling into middle age with increasing ambivalence, a front line witness to his scene’s contradictory commercial […]

Q&A: Mika Mattila on ‘Chimeras’

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Wang Guangyi, at the height of his career as one of China’s most successful contemporary artists, is settling into middle age with increasing ambivalence, a front line witness to his scene’s contradictory commercial impulses. Liu Gang is a supremely promising new face on the scene, plucked from art school into the high gloss world of […]

HIFF 2013 Golden Starfish Competition Announced: Narratives, Docs and Shorts

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Fifteen films have been selected to compete in this year’s Golden Starfish competition at the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival, including five films each in the documentary, narrative and short film categories. “The films in our Golden Starfish section allow us to shine a light on exciting new work by emerging filmmakers from around the […]