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 […]

HIFF 2019: ‘JUST MERCY’ and ‘FORD V FERRARI’

Today HIFF announced the first key films in the HIFF 2019 lineup: the Opening Night Film on Thursday, October 10 will be JUST MERCY, directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, and the Saturday Centerpiece is James Mangold’s FORD V FERRARI. “Each of these films tell a unique, thrilling story, and we are excited to share them […]

HIFF 2019 to Welcome Alfre Woodard

HIFF will welcome Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress Alfre Woodard to the festival in October. In celebration of one of this year’s most talked about performances for her role in Chinonye Chukwu‘s CLEMENCY, the festival will honor Alfre Woodard with a special A Conversation With… featuring the Emmy Award winner, Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning […]

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, […]

‘Sea of Shadows’: Air, Land + Sea Screening at Gurney’s

Join HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent and special guests for this Air, Land + Sea outdoor screening of SEA OF SHADOWS—a riveting new documentary about the plight of marine animals in the Sea of Cortez. The film will be preceded by a sunset cocktail reception overlooking the ocean on the deck at Gurney’s Montauk. Friday, August […]