Archive: SummerDocs

Since 2009, HamptonsFilm’s SummerDocs series has presented presenting new and groundbreaking documentary filmmaking and thought-provoking stories to the East End. Hosted by HamptonsFilm Co-Chair Alec Baldwin and Artistic Director David Nugent lead conversations with filmmakers and guests all summer long.

Alec Baldwin, David Nugent, Lily Hevesh and Jeremy Workman at the SummerDocs screening of LILY TOPPLES THE WORLD: August 21, 2021. Photo: Chloe Gifkins

2021

SUMMER OF SOUL, directed by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson
THE LOST LEONARDO, directed by Andreas Koefoed
LILY TOPPLES THE WORLD, directed by Jeremy Workman

2020

ASSASSINS, directed by Ryan White
MADE YOU LOOK: A TRUE STORY ABOUT FAKE ART, directed by Barry Avrich

2019

*MAIDEN, directed by Alex Holmes
COLD CASE HAMMARSKJÖLD, directed by Mads Brügger
CIRCUS OF BOOKS, directed by Rachel Mason

2018

ROBIN WILLIAMS: COME INSIDE MY MIND, directed by Marina Zenovich
*BATHTUBS OVER BROADWAY, directed by Dava Whisenant
CHEF FLYNN, directed by Cameron Yates

2017

NOBODY SPEAKS: THE TRIALS OF THE FREE PRESS, directed by Brian Knappenberger
TROPHY, directed by Christina Clusiau + Shaul Schwartz
TAKE EVERY WAVE: LAIRD HAMILTON, directed by Rory Kennedy
WHITNEY. CAN I BE ME, directed by Nick Broomfield + Rudi Dolezal
*ICARUS, directed by Bryan Fogel

2016

AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY, directed by Jeff Feuerzeig
*BETTING ON ZERO, directed by Ted Braun
A PERFECT CANDIDATE, directed by R.J. Cutler + David Van Taylor

2015

*BEST OF ENEMIES, directed by Morgan Neville + Robert Gordon
LISTEN TO ME MARLON, directed by Stevan Riley
PEACE OFFICER, directed by Brad Barber + Scott Christopherson

2014

LIFE ITSELF, directed by Steve James
*KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON, directed by Al Hicks
LAST DAYS OF VIETNAM, directed by Rory Kennedy
THE OVERNIGHTERS, directed by Jesse Moss

2013

TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM, directed by Morgan Neville
GASLAND PART II, directed by Josh Fox
ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME, directed by Chiemi Karasawa
*THE SHORT GAME, directed by Josh Greenbaum

2012

HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE, directed by David France
SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN, directed by Malik Bendjelloul
THE ZEN OF BENNETT, directed by Unjoo Moon
ETHEL, directed by Rory Kennedy
DETROPIA, directed by Heidi Ewing + Rachel Grady

2011

BUCK, directed by Cindy Meehl
BOMBAY BEACH, directed by Alma Har’el
L’AMOUR FOU, directed by Pierre Thoretton
PAGE ONE: INSIDE THE NEW YORK TIMES, directed by Andrew Rossi

2010

THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN AMERICA: DANIEL ELLSBERG AND THE PENTAGON PAPERS, directed by Judith Ehrlich + Rick Goldsmith
THE LAST PLAY AT SHEA, directed by Paul Crowder + Jon Small
ART OF THE STEAL, directed by Don Argott

2009

THE COVE, directed by Louie Psihoyos
IT MIGHT GET LOUD, directed by Davis Guggenheim
WILLIAM KUNSTLER: DISTURBING THE UNIVERSE, directed by Emily Kunstler + Sarah Kunstler

*denotes Audience Award Winner