Virtual Reality Comes to HIFF!

At three various events at HIFF, film fans are invited to experience immersive filmmaking at the 2018 Film Festival. Put away your inhibitions, and explore this innovative new form of storytelling. THE HIDDEN Come explore the world of Virtual Reality with THE HIDDEN at The Mulford Farm Lounge. From Annie Lukowski and BJ Schwartz—the creators […]

Sunday at #HIFF25: Annette Bening, GET OUT, Rob Reiner & More

It’s Sunday Funday at HIFF25! HIFF is showing no signs of slowing down. On deck today: A Conversation with Annette Bening, IN THE FADE, Anatomy of a Scene: GET OUT, EN EL SÉPTIMO DÍA, I AM EVIDENCE, Compassion, Justice & Animal Rights winner THE LAST PIG, FILMWORKER, our Student Short Film winners, the Sunday Centerpiece film BREATHE, A Conversation […]

Friday at #HIFF25

Well, Opening Night was all that and more—three standing ovations for ITZHAK! Check out the slideshow. We hope you enjoyed your first day of movies. Friday is jam-packed with even more goodness, including the Friday Centerpiece film GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN, the Conflict & Resolution winner HONDROS, STRONG ISLAND, six (!) world premieres, including 11/8/16 and THE MISOGYNISTS, SUMMER 1993, and LOTS OF KIDS, A […]

Friday at HIFF: Aaron Eckhart, STRANGE WEATHER & More

Well, last night was all that and more—we hope you enjoyed your first day of movies! Friday is jam-packed with even more goodness, including A Conversation With Aaron Eckhart, Southampton Opening Night’s US Premiere of STRANGE WEATHER (with special guest Holly Hunter!), Conflict & Resolution winner DISTURBING THE PEACE, the world premiere of MARATHON: THE […]

Women Calling the Shots at HIFF 2016

For many years, HIFF has enjoyed a close collaboration with New York Women in Film and Television, and 2016 is no different. In addition to our NYWIFT shorts program—Women Calling the Shots—this year we are also partnering on a Winick Talk. Moderated by film critic Thelma Adams, Sunday’s free panel discussion is entitled, WOMEN IN FILM: LOTS OF […]