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. […]

HIFF2013: Day 4 Highlights


Two full days left of the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival, and we want you to make the most of it. In addition to today’s conversation with living legend Bruce Dern, the films on today’s docket cover topics including fly-fishing, extreme sports, urban design, women and student filmmakers, urban design, medical system, the Redwood Forest, […]

Sunday Morning Community Run with ‘Desert Runners’


East Hampton is not a desert—far from it!—so this Sunday morning, let’s count our blessings, take advantage of the cool fall weather, and imitate the diehard athletes showcased in the HIFF 2013 documentary Desert Runners. The filmmakers invite you to a free Community Run at 8:30 am on Sunday, in advance of the film’s screening at […]

Q&A: Jennifer Steinman on ‘Desert Runners’


Any single race in the 4 Desert Ultramarathon Series is a life-threatening challenge. Desert Runners is a thrilling documentary about ordinary people who endure the 150-mile ultra-marathons through the world’s four most treacherous deserts in one year: the Atacama Desert in Chile, the Gobi Desert in China, the Sahara in Egypt, and Antarctica. Filled with […]

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


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 […]