Free Summer Screenings in Southampton

For the fifth year in a row, the Hamptons International Film Festival is delighted to partner with Southampton Arts Center, offering free screenings of classic movies all summer long.

Weather permitting, films will screen outdoors on the lawn at 25 Jobs Lane. Approximate start time: 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, bring a picnic, and bring friends and family!

Admission is free and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking is limited.

(Note: Some films are not appropriate for all ages; check the ratings below…)

Past Screenings:



Dir. Roland Emmerich (1996)
Rated PG-13 | 145 min
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind’s best weapon is the will to survive. Starring Bill Pullman, Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum.



Dir. Danny Boyle (2008)
Rated R | 120 min
A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” Starring Dev Patel, Freida Pinto.

Note: This is also an entry in our 25 Years: 25 Films screening series, celebrating the Festival’s Silver Anniversary. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE screened at HIFF 2008. 



Dir. Mel Brooks (1974)
Rated PG | 106 min
An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. Starring Gene Wilder.


Please note: ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S THE BIRDS has unfortunately been canceled

Dir: Alfred Hitchcock (1963)
Rated PG-13 | 119 min
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people. Starring Tippi Hedren.


Friday, August 4: AIRPLANE

Dirs. Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker (1980)
Rated PG | 88 min
A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.


Friday, August 11: THE ARTIST

Dir. Michel Hazanavicius (HIFF 2011)
Rated PG-13 | 100 min
A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.

Note: This is also an entry in our 25 Years: 25 Films screening series, celebrating the Festival’s Silver Anniversary. Oscar® Best Picture winner THE ARTIST screened at HIFF 2011. 


Friday: August 18: THE PRINCESS BRIDE

Dir. Rob Reiner (1987)
Rated PG | 98 min
While home sick in bed, a young boy’s grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. Starring Robin Wright, Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, and many more.


Friday, August 25: REMEMBER THE TITANS

Dir. Boaz Yakin (2000)
Rated PG | 113 min
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit. Starring Denzel Washington.


Friday, September 1: JAWS

Dir. Steven Spielberg (1975)
Rated PG | 124 min
A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a local sheriff teams up with a marine biologist and an old seafarer to hunt the monster down. Starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss.

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