Q&A: Seminal Documentarian Albert Maysles on Fashion Maven ‘Iris’


Note: This interview originally ran during the 2014 Hamptons Film Festival.  Iris is now playing in select theaters! The great documentarian Albert Maysles’ latest film Iris is about fashion- and interior-design maven Iris Apfel, now 93 years old, as she celebrates the late wave of popularity she enjoyed on the heels the Met’s 2006 exhibition […]

HIFF 2014 Films Garner Record 44 Oscar Nominations


The announcement we’ve all been waiting for came this morning, and HIFF 2014 films came out on top, with 44 Oscar nominations. The previous record for any one year was last year’s 32!  No surprise to anyone, Alejandro González Iñárritu‘s Best Picture nominee Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) leads the 2014 Oscar nominations with nine mentions […]

Thanks to Everyone Involved in HIFF 2014!

HIFF 2014 thank you

THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR SUPPORTERS We would like to take a moment to recognize the individuals as well as companies whose generous contributions have made this year such a success. From board members and patrons to the volunteers and staff, we couldn’t have done it without you! 2014 SPONSORS Presenting Sponsors: Delta Air Lines […]

‘The Imitation Game,’ ‘Iris’ & ‘Feast’ Win HIFF 2014 Audience Awards


The 22nd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival, which ended last night, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014. Audience Awards. Congratulations to all our award winners! Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature: The Imitation Game Directed by Morten Tyldum WINNER: 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize Benedict Cumberbatch delivers a monumental performance as […]

HIFF 2014 Golden Starfish Awards Announced: ‘Gett’ and ‘The Special Need’ Named Best Features


Congratulations to our diverse group of winners! The following awards were announced at the 2014 Golden Starfish Awards Ceremony on October 13: Golden Starfish & Audience Awards | Zelda Penzel | Nussbaum | Rabinowitz | Barendrecht | Tangerine | Next Exposure | Conflict and Resolution | Sloan Foundation Golden Starfish Awards Our Golden Starfish Awards honor emerging directors from around the […]