#GivingTuesday: Help HIFF Support the Next Generation of Filmmakers

Amid all the excitement of the annual Hamptons International Film Festival, it’s easy to forget that HIFF was founded as—and remains today!—a non-profit organization.  As such, we are able to thrive thanks to generous supporters like you. Your donation today will allow us to continue to screen independent films and world-class documentaries throughout the East End all year long, and to develop […]

Slideshow: SummerDocs Screening of ‘The Overnighters’

This past Friday, director Jesse Moss screened his latest film as the final entry in the 2014 SummerDocs season at Guild Hall of East Hampton. The Overnighters, which won the U. S. Documentary Special Jury award for Intuitive Filmmaking at Sundance this year, will be released theatrically by Drafthouse Films in Fall 2014. Following the screening, SummerDocs host Alec Baldwin moderated a conversation with Moss and HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent. […]

VIDEO: ‘Last Days in Vietnam’ Q&A with Rory Kennedy, Alec Baldwin & More

This past Saturday, the 2014 HIFF SummerDocs season continued with Last Days in Vietnam, Rory Kennedy‘s riveting and personal account of the desperate evacuation of Saigon in 1975: During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance crumbles. The United States has only a […]

2014 HIFF Screenwriters’ Lab

Update: February 1, 2014 Submissions for the Hamptons International Film Festival 2014 Screenwriters’ Lab have now closed. We thank the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for their continued and generous support. The Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters’ Lab, which takes place annually in April, is an intimate gathering in East Hampton, New York. The Lab develops emerging […]

#HIFFDaily: Pictures from Thursday, October 10 (Festival Opening)

Watch a slideshow of images from the Hamptons International Film Festival’s opening day.