Now Showing: Recommendations from the Screenwriters Lab

For over two decades, the HamptonsFilm Screenwriters Lab has championed the artistic visions of up-and-coming filmmakers from around the world. In honor of our 21st Lab this weekend, we created a watchlist of films that have roots in the Lab. Click the titles to watch now!

SHORT TERM 12
by Destin Daniel Cretton (2011 Lab)
A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend. With a future all-star cast, including Oscar® winners Brie Larson and Rami Malek, Oscar nominee LaKeith Stanfield, Golden Globe nominee Kaitlyn Dever, and John Gallagher, Jr.

MICKEY AND THE BEAR
by Annabelle Attanasio (2017 Lab)
Faced with the responsibility to take care of her addict, veteran father, headstrong teen Mickey Peck keeps her household afloat. Starring Camila Morrone and James Badge Dale.

THE SOUND OF SILENCE
by Michael Tyburski and Ben Nabors (2014 Lab)
A successful “house tuner” in New York City, who calibrates the sound in people’s homes in order to adjust their moods, meets a client with a problem he can’t solve. Starring Peter Sarsgaard and Rashida Jones.

NANCY
by Christina Choe (2014 Lab)
A serial imposter, Nancy becomes increasingly convinced she was kidnapped as a child, and when she meets a couple whose daughter went missing thirty years ago, the power of emotion threatens to overcome all rationality. Starring Andrea Riseborough and J. Smith-Cameron.

AND BREATHE NORMALLY
by Ísold Uggadóttir (2015 Lab)
An Icelandic single mother struggling with poverty and a Guinea-Bissauan asylum seeker facing deportation find their lives intertwined in unexpected ways. Starring Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir and Babetida Sadjo.

THE DISCOVERERS
by Justin Schwarz (2010 Lab)
A history professor drags his teenage offspring along on a cross-country road trip and makes an unexpected detour to the Idaho home of his estranged father. Starring Griffin Dunne and Cara Buono.

DEAD PIGS
by Cathy Yan (2016 Lab)
A bumbling pig farmer, a feisty salon owner, a sensitive busboy, an expat architect, and a disenchanted rich girl converge and collide as thousands of dead pigs float down the river toward a rapidly-modernizing Shanghai, China. Starring Zazie Beetz, Mason Lee and Meng Li.

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