NYWIFT: Women Calling the Shots HIFF 2019

For the 17th year, the festival will partner with New York Women in Film & Television, a non-profit dedicated to supporting, celebrating and advocating for women in media, to present their annual shorts program NYWIFT: Women Calling the Shots, to support achievements in female filmmaking.

“Our long-standing collaboration with New York Women in Film & Television has showcased exciting work from female filmmakers for the last 17 years, and we are extremely proud of this legacy,” said Anne Chaisson, Executive Director of Hamptons International Film Festival.


Director: Remington Long
A community comes together for friendship, poetry, and some handcrafted sourdough baked in the old-world tradition.


World Premiere
Director: Grace Kim
A voyeuristic look at one woman’s daily routine, from the perspective of an unlikely love interest.


East Coast Premiere
Director: Sini Anderson
Acclaimed photographer Catherine Opie shares the emotional and political motivations behind her provocative and influential work.


New York Premiere
Director: Lizzy Hogenson
Feeling obligated to put on a brave face, a daughter calls her mother to share some difficult news.


Director: Faren Humes
As their community faces redevelopment, Alex and Milagros find their longtime friendship tested by their impending separation.


New York Premiere
Directors: Celine Held and Logan George
Struggling with feelings for her best friend, 14-year-old Marie stages an almost perfect plan.


East Coast Premiere
Director: Farida Zahran
Over the course of one eventful night out in Cairo, a teenage girl takes a step toward adulthood.

The 27th annual Hamptons International Film Festival will take place Columbus Day Weekend: October 10 – 14, 2019. The Festival is pleased to welcome back returning Premiere Sponsor Audi, Lead Sponsors Delta, Altour and Netflix, Signature Sponsors Douglas Elliman and JP Morgan, and Official Media Sponsors WNBC, The East Hampton Star, and Purist Magazine.