Slideshow: ‘Higher’ Screenplay Reading

Monday night in New York City, HamptonsFilm celebrated the Screenwriters Lab with a screenplay reading of selected scenes from 2019 Melissa Mathison Fund recipient Kirsten Tan’s HIGHER: Trapped within a residential apartment building by a mysterious flood, residents fight for survival and resources, setting off five absurdist, interwoven short stories that grapple with morality, truth […]

HIFF27: Saturday Slideshow

Saturday at HIFF27 was an embarrassment of riches! We welcomed our Lifetime Achievement Award winner Brian De Palma for an epic Conversation With Alec Baldwin at Guild Hall, which was followed by A Conversation with Alfre Woodard at Bay Street in Sag Harbor. In addition, we had two world premieres: ON BROADWAY and IN MEMORIAM, […]

SummerDocs Slideshow: CIRCUS OF BOOKS

On Saturday, August 24, HIFF wound down our 11th summer of SummerDocs, presented in partnership with Guild Hall, with the intimate and eccentric family portrait CIRCUS OF BOOKS, directed by Rachel Mason. After the screening, HIFF Co-Chair Alec Baldwin and Artistic Director David Nugent engaged in a deep-dive Q&A with Rachel Mason and film subject […]

SummerDocs Slideshow: ‘MAIDEN’

Our 11th summer of SummerDocs, presented in partnership with Guild Hall of East Hampton, kicked off Saturday, June 29, with MAIDEN, directed by Alex Holmes and featuring the inspiring story of an all-women’s sailing team led by our guest Tracy Edwards. The screening was preceded by a reception at The Baker House, and followed by an in-depth […]

2019 Screenwriters Lab a Success

The 19th Annual HIFF Screenwriters Lab began last Friday, with screenwriters and mentors arriving in Sag Harbor for a weekend of supportive guidance and collaboration. On Friday night, the group attended a community classic film screening of TERMS OF ENDEARMENT at the Bay Street Theater, hosted by Alec Baldwin and David Nugent, followed by a kickoff dinner at Tutto il […]