Over the past eight years, the SummerDocs series—showcasing the most anticipated documentaries—has become one of HIFF’s signature events. Don’t miss this year’s lineup! Following each screening at Guild Hall, the director and/or subject(s) of the ﬁlm will participate in a lively and engaging Q&A. HIFF Co-Chair Alec Baldwin co-curates the series with HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent. “The SummerDocs series […]
This past Friday, the 2014 HIFF SummerDocs season continued with Keep On Keepin’ On, a moving portrait of the unlikely friendship between two jazz musicians: 90-year-old Clark Terry, who has played trumpet with the masters (Duke Ellington, Count Basie), and Justin Kauflin, a 23-year-old blind piano player with dreams as big as his talent. Directed by first-time Australian […]
This past Saturday, the 2014 HIFF SummerDocs season kicked off with the poignant, charming and altogether lovely film called Life Itself. Directed by Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Life Itself chronicles the life and times of the Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert, who passed away in April of 2013. Amazingly, Ebert’s decade-plus bout with cancer […]
Photos from the HIFF 2014 SummerDocs screening of Life Itself at Guild Hall of East Hampton on June 21, 2014.
Watch a slideshow of images from the Hamptons International Film Festival’s opening day.