Free Friday Night Screenings Return to Southampton

For the fourth year in a row, the Hamptons International Film Festival is delighted to partner with Southampton Arts Center, offering free screenings of classic movies all summer long. Weather permitting, films will screen outdoors on the lawn at 25 Jobs Lane. Approximate start time: 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, bring a picnic, and bring friends and family! (Note: […]

Slideshow: ‘Author: The JT Leroy Story’ at SummerDocs

On Saturday, July 9, HIFF screened AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY to kick off the 2016 SummerDocs series at Guild Hall of East Hampton. Following the screening of the literary and enigmatic film, director Jeff Feuerzeig joined HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent and HIFF Co-Chair Alec Baldwin onstage for an in-depth Q&A. Before the screening, HIFF supporters, Board members and special guests gathered for a delightful reception […]

HIFF is Hiring!

Festival Positions Open We’re Hiring! The Hamptons International Film Festival is looking for talented people to fill both full-time and seasonal positions.* Enthusiastic and highly organized candidates with experience working in the arts, event production, or non-profit organizations are invited to send resumes to lily@hamptonsfilmfest.org. *Accommodations and transportation NOT provided – candidates must be local. Interns and […]

Cannes Luncheon Celebrates Melissa Mathison, Women in Film

Last week, on a stunningly beautiful Côte d’Azur day overlooking Cannes and the Mediterranean, a cadre of accomplished women in film professionals gathered at the Villa Valnalou to pay tribute to the late screenwriter Melissa Mathison. The film based on her final screenplay—THE BFG, directed by Steven Spielberg—recently screened out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival. In continuation of their annual women […]

June Library Screening of ‘HARD TIMES: LOST ON LONG ISLAND’

Join us for the next HIFF Monthly Screening, featuring the documentary that won the Audience Award at HIFF 2011, HARD TIMES: LOST ON LONG ISLAND. We are honored to welcome director Marc Levin as our guest. HARD TIMES: LOST ON LONG ISLAND East Hampton Library Saturday, June 11, 3:00 pm Followed by Q&A with director Marc Levin […]