Summerdocs: ‘Robin Williams’ on Friday, June 29

In 2018, the Hamptons International Film Festival celebrates the 10th Anniversary SummerDocs series! 

In this anniversary year, the series will kick off with a screening of HBO’s ROBIN WILLIAMS: COME INSIDE MY MIND on Friday, June 29, at 7:00 pm, at Guild Hall of East Hampton. The film will be followed by a conversation with director Marina Zenovich, hosted by HIFF Co-Chair Alec Baldwin and Artistic Director David Nugent.

Advanced tickets are sold out! Please check out BATHTUBS OVER BROADWAY (July 21) and CHEF FLYNN (August 25). 


Director: Marina Zenovich
Friday, June 29 | 7:00 pm
Guild Hall of East Hampton

A funny, intimate and heartbreaking portrait of one of the world’s most beloved and inventive comedians, ROBIN WILLIAMS: COME INSIDE MY MIND takes us through his extraordinary life and career and reveals what drove him to give voice to the characters in his mind. Told largely by Robin himself, with a wealth of never-before-seen footage, and informed by in-depth interviews with those who loved and knew him, the film features Billy Crystal, Eric Idle, Whoopi Goldberg, David Letterman, Steve Martin, Pam Dawber, Zak Williams and many others.

Directed by Marina Zenovich. ROBIN WILLIAMS: COME INSIDE MY MIND will premiere on HBO on Monday, July 16.

In conversation: director Marina Zenovich

“We are excited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of our SummerDocs series with three dynamic films covering a variety of topics, including a legendary actor, forgotten Broadway musicals and a culinary prodigy. Over the last decade we have captivated audiences with some of the most incredible storytelling and know that our 10th anniversary continues that tradition,” said HIFF Co-Chairman and SummerDocs series presenter Alec Baldwin.

Past SummerDocs selections, including ICARUS (2017), TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM (2013), LAST DAYS OF VIETNAM (2014), THE COVE (2009), SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN (2012) and HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE (2012), have gone on to receive Academy Award® wins and nominations. Join us to discover new classic documentaries this summer!

This year’s series is presented by Out East, a new real estate destination by StreetEasy.

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