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, […]

Q&A: Cody Blue Snider on ‘Fool’s Day’

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A fourth-grade class bands together to cover up their horrifying prank-gone-wrong before their D.A.R.E. officer shows up for his weekly lesson. Fool’s Day screens in the Joke’s On You shorts program at HIFF 2013. The film is also part of the Views From Long Island program. Please describe your film in your own words. Cody […]

Q&A: Director Irene Taylor Brodsky on ‘One Last Hug (…and a few smooches): Three Days at Grief Camp’

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Oscar nominee Irene Taylor Brodsky’s unflinching documentary profiles a unique camp, where grieving children find comfort in one another to deal with their pain. One Last Hug (… and a few smooches): Three Days at Grief Camp screens in the shorts program NYWIFT: Women Calling the Shots at the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival. Please […]

Q&A: Matt Winn on ‘The Brunchers’

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A couple (Tom Burke and Game of Thrones’ Natalie Dormer) tries to tackle the London brunch scene, but getting a seat is harder than deciding what to eat. Matt Winn’s short film The Brunchers screens before the feature film Tasting Menu at HIFF 2013. Please describe your film in your own words. Matt Winn: The […]

Q&A: Bob Giraldi on A Poet Long Ago

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Based on a story by Pete Hamill, two friends from a Brooklyn grammar school reconnect and realize the impact they and their work had on each other. A Poet Long Ago, directed by Bob Giraldi, screens at HIFF 2013 in the shorts film program Connections. Please describe A Poet Long Ago in your own words. […]

Q&A: Director Ralph Macchio on ‘Across Grace Alley’

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A young boy struggling with his parents’ divorce seeks solace in his infatuation with a captivating woman he discovers through a neighboring window. Across Grace Alley will screen at the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival as part of the Connections shorts program. It is also featured in our Views From Long Island section. Please describe Across […]