HIFF2013: Day 4 Highlights

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Two full days left of the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival, and we want you to make the most of it. In addition to today’s conversation with living legend Bruce Dern, the films on today’s docket cover topics including fly-fishing, extreme sports, urban design, women and student filmmakers, urban design, medical system, the Redwood Forest, […]

HIFF 2013: Day 2 Highlights

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Day One of HIFF 2013 is in the history books, but there are still four more days of films, filmmakers, panels, and parties on the horizon. If you’re looking for some things to do today—and it’s so hard to decide!—of course we have suggestions.  Just yesterday, the short film Slomo was shortlisted for the 2014 […]

Q&A: Director Eric Steel on ‘Kiss the Water’

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For decades, on the edge of the Scottish coast, the enigmatic Megan Boyd learned and perfected the obscure craft of fly-making for fishermen. She twirled bits of feather, fur, silver, and gold into elaborate fishing flies, at once miniature works of art and absolutely lethal. Hailed as some of the best flies ever made, they […]

HIFF 2013 Is Off and Running: ‘Views From Long Island Program’ Announced

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Three features and five shorts have been selected for section that focuses on local filmmakers, landscapes and issues. The first program of the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF 2013) has been unveiled: Views From Long Island features local/resident filmmakers, the area’s unique landscapes, and the important issues—both social and political—facing Hamptons communities. The program […]