HIFF27: ‘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 […]

HIFF27 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 […]

HIFF27: 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, […]

HIFF27: Lifetime Achievement, Poster Art + Dick Cavett Award

Believe it or not, the 27th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival is on the horizon! We are thrilled to announce the following in our first wave of news about HIFF27: legendary director Brian De Palma will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award; indelible Hamptons artist Lee Krasner‘s work will be featured on this year’s poster; and […]

SummerDocs: ‘CIRCUS OF BOOKS’ on August 24

This summer, SummerDocs hosts Alec Baldwin (HIFF Co-Chair) and David Nugent (Artistic Director) will once again lead conversations with filmmakers and guests, presenting new and groundbreaking documentary filmmaking and thought-provoking stories to the East End. Presented in partnership with Guild Hall. The final film screening in this year’s series is CIRCUS OF BOOKS, directed by […]