‘Spotlight’ Wins Best Picture!

Films that have screened at HIFF earned 36 nominations at this year’s Academy Awards®, and several big names (and HIFF guests!) came away with the coveted statues last night. Also, HIFF has screened the eventual Best Picture Oscar winner in 7 of the last 8 years (including SPOTLIGHT in 2015), and is the only Festival on the East […]

HIFF Heads South to Palm Beach

On Tuesday, March 1, HIFF, in partnership with Manhattan Magazine, headed south for a special Film Festival Preview in Palm Beach at the beautiful home of our generous hostess, Marzia Precoda. The delightful evening cocktail reception boasted 75 guests, including VIP Palm Beach influencers and Hamptonites. Notable photographer Harry Benson, the subject of the 2015 HIFF World […]

Saturday Snapshots: SPOTLIGHT, Olivia Wilde, Dan Rather, THE CHAMPIONS & More Premieres!

Saturday was a chock full day of screenings, red carpets, conversations and enthralled audiences. We hope you’ve been seeing some terrific screenings, and we look forward to seeing you again today!

Saturday Shines at #HIFF2015: SPOTLIGHT, Dan Rather, THE CHAMPIONS and More!

It’s Saturday, which means all our venues are up and running, and we’ve got more movies than ever in store. What are your plans today? Winick Talks at Rowdy Hall continue this morning with an insider look at documentary filmmaking, featuring four of the directors in our #HIFF2015 Documentary Competition. Ilinca Calugareanu (CHUCK NORRIS VS COMMUNISM) David Shapiro (MISSING […]

HIFF Announces Spotlights, Closing Night, Conversations, World Cinema, Short Films and More

Today the Hamptons International Film Festival announced the remainder of their 2015 lineup, including Spotlight Films, World Cinema and Shorts programs. Emily Blunt, Michael Moore and Dan Rather will be in attendance to take part in A Conversation With… for the 23rd installment. The Festival will close with Steven Spielberg’s BRIDGE OF SPIES on Monday, […]