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 WANTED: VENUE STAFF AND BOX OFFICE SALES AGENTS If you want to be at the center of the Hamptons International Film Festival, we are looking for skilled people to join our box office and venues teams for this year’s festival. Must have prior knowledge or experience in customer service or house management. […]

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 […]

HIFF Summer ‘Film Camp’ Returns to the East End

Do you have a budding young filmmaker in your world? Channel his or her creative energy this summer by enrolling your young Scorsese or DuVernay in HIFF’s “film camp” for kids! HIFF’s Student Filmmaking Workshops give students the opportunity to make their very own short films! Created by HIFF’s Executive Director, independent film producer Anne Chaisson, […]