Q&A: Jeremy Saulnier on ‘Blue Ruin’

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A classic American revenge story and a recent hit at Cannes, Blue Ruin follows a mysterious outsider whose quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Proving himself an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family. […]

HIFF 2013 Awards

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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. […]

HIFF 2013: Day 5 Highlights

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It’s hard to believe today is the final day of HIFF 2013. But there are still plenty of movies to see, including the four award-winning films: a doc and a narrative from both the Golden Starfish Awards (voted on by the jury) and the Audience Awards. Whatever you choose, you’re sure to pick a winner! […]

HIFF2013: Day 4 Highlights

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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, […]

Q&A: Sébastien Betbeder on ‘2 Autumns, 3 Winters’

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In 2 Autumns, 3 Winters, Arman has just turned 33. He longs for change. Maybe he’ll eat healthier? No, he decides to go jogging and as he turns a corner, he bumps into the beautiful Amélie. The first meeting is a shock; the second will be like a stab in the heart. Benjamin is Arman’s […]

Q&A: Liesbeth De Ceulaer on ‘Behind the Redwood Curtain’

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Imbued with a mesmerizing, dreamlike quality, Liesbeth De Ceulaer’s confident first feature takes us to the majestic Redwood Forest and introduces us to people who have strong personal connections to this once isolated region of California. Through seamless vignettes and stunningly saturated cinematography, we meet activists, scientists, loggers, tree dwellers, and Native Americans who share […]