Sunday Morning Community Run with ‘Desert Runners’

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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: Cody Blue Snider on ‘Fool’s Day’

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A fourth-grade class bands together to cover up their horrifying prank-gone-wrong before their D.A.R.E. officer shows up for his weekly lesson. Fool’s Day screens in the Joke’s On You shorts program at HIFF 2013. The film is also part of the Views From Long Island program. Please describe your film in your own words. Cody […]

HIFF 2013: Day 2 Highlights

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Day One of HIFF 2013 is in the history books, but there are still four more days of films, filmmakers, panels, and parties on the horizon. If you’re looking for some things to do today—and it’s so hard to decide!—of course we have suggestions.  Just yesterday, the short film Slomo was shortlisted for the 2014 […]

#HIFF2013: Focus On Media Issues

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If you love delving into all the drama and machinations of modern media, you’ll want to make sure to check out these documentaries as part of our 2013 slate: A Fragile Trust is a shocking and fascinating look at Jayson Blair’s downward spiral through the hallowed halls of the New York Times’ news department. “The Blair […]

#HIFF2013: Focus on the Environment

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HIFF2013 is here! While you’re exploring our extensive slate, seek out these titles that treat issues related to the environment: Based on a New Yorker article by best-selling writer Jonathan Franzen, Emptying the Skies chronicles the poaching of migratory birds in southern Europe and introduces us to the intrepid volunteer squad of bird-lovers trying to stop it. Imbued […]