HIFF 2019: Four World Premieres Announced

The first films in the HIFF 2019 lineup were announced today, including four world premieres: Treva Wurmfeld’s CONSCIENCE POINT, a ground level documentation of the Shinnecock Nation and their ongoing fight for recognition of their ancestral rights in Southampton (Views from Long Island) Anthony Baxter’s FLINT, a riveting documentary about the water crisis in Flint, […]

5 Films to World Premiere at HIFF 2018

There’s nothing quite like the anticipation of sitting in a darkened theater, awaiting the very first public screening of a film… to be part of the first audience ever to have that particular shared experience. That will happen five times at this year’s festival, and we invite you to experience these World Premieres with the filmmakers, the cast/subjects of the […]

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 […]

HIFF25 Opening Night Film ‘Itzhak’ + Seven World Premieres

We are thrilled to announce that Opening Night for the 25th Anniversary Hamptons International Film Festival will feature the World Premiere of Alison Chernick’s compelling documentary ITZHAK. Seven other films will also have their World Premieres at HIFF25! ITZHAK chronicles the extraordinary life of Israeli violin virtuoso and conductor Itzhak Perlman. Perlman, an East End resident, will […]

See it First in the Hamptons! HIFF 2016 World Premieres

There’s absolutely nothing like being in the room when a movie screens for the very first time at a film festival—the anticipation, the excitement, the pure satisfaction on a filmmaker’s face when the credits roll and he or she faces the audience. And isn’t that what you’re looking for this weekend? This year at HIFF, we have four […]