HIFF25: Centerpieces, Spotlights, Award Winners + More

The 25th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival today announced two more Centerpiece films, three Spotlight features, the feature films in our HIFF Competition, and two key award winners. The Friday Centerpiece film in Southampton on October 6 will be the North American premiere of Simon Curtis’s GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN, a look into the life of author A.A. […]

2015 Films of Conflict & Resolution Announced

Now in its 16th year at HIFF, the 2015 Conflict & Resolution (C&R) program includes both feature films and shorts, all of which recognize and celebrate films that deal with the complex issues and the human dramas associated with war and violence. The program, presented by the Tribeca Shortlist, recognizes one of the films in the series with a cash […]

Sunday Snapshots: Photos from Day 4

Sunday was another full day of screenings, panels, events and conversations at HIFF 2014… Pictorial proof below!  

Q&A: Ross Kauffman & Katy Chevigny on the Fearlessness of the ‘E-Team’

Anna, Ole, Fred, and Peter are members of the Emergency Team (E-Team) for a respected international human rights organization, the first people on the scene when there is suspicion of human rights abuses. Entering areas of conflict like Syria or post-Qaddafi Libya, they gather evidence to determine if further investigation is warranted, and often what […]

Q&A: Tamara Erde on Israeli/Palestinian Doc ‘This is My Land’

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” said Nelson Mandela. Tamara Erde’s first feature-length film, This is My Land, examines how the shared, complex, and charged history of Israel and Palestine is taught to the next generation in this volatile region. Does it fuel conflict or encourage peace? […]