HIFF 2017: Submissions Are Now Open!

Submissions for HIFF 2017 are now open! Filmmakers, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for! HIFF can’t wait to see your narrative features, documentaries, shorts of all kinds, and student films. Join our Silver Anniversary celebration! The 25th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival (October 5-9, 2017) is now accepting submissions online through Withoutabox. With four competitive categories in narrative […]

25 Years: 25 Films Screening Series

In celebration of our silver anniversary, the Hamptons International Film Festival is honoring 25 years of film with a special screening series. 25 Years: 25 Films features films from each year of the Festival (1993-2016) at top cultural organizations in Palm Beach, NYC, LA, and across the South Fork. We are proud to revisit these keystone films, which trace the evolution of the Festival […]

‘The Piano’ Kicks off 25 Years: 25 Films Series

On Friday, February 17, HIFF kicks off the 25 Years: 25 Films series at Guild Hall with HIFF 1993 selection THE PIANO. The film took home three Oscars®—for Best Actress (Holly Hunter), Best Supporting Actress (Anna Paquin) and Best Original Screenplay (Jane Campion).  THE PIANO Friday, February 17 6:00pm (doors at 5:30) Guild Hall Tickets: […]

‘Black Swan’ in Palm Beach for 25 Years: 25 Films

On Thursday, February 23, HIFF takes the 25 Years: 25 Films series on the road to Palm Beach, presenting the HIFF 2010 selection BLACK SWAN at the Norton Museum of Art. Nominated for five Oscars®, Natalie Portman took home the Best Actress statue for her performance as The Swan Queen. BLACK SWAN Thursday, February 23  6:30pm Norton […]

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Screens in 25 Years: 25 Films

On Friday, March 3, HIFF continues the 25 Years: 25 Films series at Guild Hall with a current Oscar® nominee for Best Documentary from this past year’s festival: Raoul Peck‘s searing exploration of race in America, I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO.  I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO Friday, March 3  6:00pm (doors at 5:30) Guild Hall Tickets Hamptons International […]