A Salute to Shorts: #HIFF2015 Short Film Programs


Did you know that the only way to see many short films is on the film festival circuit? Take advantage of these specifically curated short film programs offering comedy, documentary, serious drama and all-ages delight. Here are some highlights from a few of the nine short programs featured over the course of #HIFF2015. (You can also see […]

Q&A: Joshua Seftel on Embracing the Unexpected in ‘The Many Sad Fates of Mr. Toledano’

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With the help of DNA tests, psychics, and prosthetic makeup, renowned photographer Phil Toledano imagines all of the possible ways his life will end. Catch Joshua Seftel’s THE MANY SAD FATES OF MR. TOLEDANO in the CRAFTED shorts program, screening alongside two other films about auteurs: CLAUDE LANZMANN: SPECTRES OF THE SHOAH and IT’S ME […]

HIFF2013: Day 4 Highlights


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’


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’


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 […]