‘CONCERT FOR GEORGE’: Saturday, March 10, 6pm, Bay Street Theater

HIFF presents an exciting new series of screenings, in partnership with Guild Hall and Bay Street Theater, that brings notable films currently in theaters to the East End. Curated by HIFF, the series features acclaimed first-run art house, independent, and world cinema. “A celebration of Harrison’s own music, as well as the music of those whom […]

HIFF 2018: Regular Deadline April 23

Submissions for the 2018 Hamptons International Film Festival are now open! Filmmakers, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for! HIFF can’t wait to see your narrative features, documentaries, shorts of all kinds, and student films. The 26th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival (October 4-8, 2018) is now accepting submissions online through Withoutabox. With four competitive categories in narrative feature, […]

‘FACES PLACES’: Saturday, December 16, 6pm

HIFF and Guild Hall are pleased to announce an exciting new series of screenings, titled NOW SHOWING, that will bring notable films currently in theaters to East Hampton. On select Saturday nights, the series, curated by HIFF, will feature acclaimed first-run art house, independent, and world cinema in Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater. “FACES PLACES […]

Q&A: Jason Kohn’s ‘Love Means Zero’ is Shakespearean Tennis Tale

With his notorious no-nonsense approach to coaching, Nick Bollettieri is regarded as a controversial figure in the world of tennis—but also, crucially, as a mentor with the know-how to push players to greatness in LOVE MEANS ZERO. Director Jason Kohn balances the pointed questions to his subject, who remains intransigent throughout, with interviews with many […]

Q&A: Jennifer Peedom Paints a Pastoral Picture in ‘Mountain’

Narrated by Willem Dafoe, MOUNTAIN takes the viewer on a sweeping journey to the most awe-inspiring summits on earth. A collaboration between BAFTA-nominated director Jennifer Peedom and Richard Tognetti’s Australian Chamber Orchestra, the film glorifies our species’ pursuit of peril: from ice climbers, snowboarders, and wing-suiters, the thrill-seekers’ daredevil antics will leave audiences gasping for breath. […]