Become a Member of the East End’s Premier Film Organization

View the 2020 brochure.

“If the Academy Awards were a horse race, the Hamptons International Film Festival would be quite the handicapper.”
— The New York Times


Become a member today and experience the best of HamptonsFilm! With year-round events, including the year-round Now Showing series, SummerDocs hosted by Alec Baldwin, and the annual Festival in October, Membership puts film lovers like you front row as we deliver the best in film. By becoming a Member, you will gain access to an exceptional community of filmgoers who share your passion for cinema, all the while helping to support our educational initiatives. We look forward to welcoming you to our Film Family!

HamptonsFilm offers several levels of membership. Find the one that’s just right for you and click to purchase.

As you prepare for 2021, note that if you file a 2020 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return and claim the standard deduction, you may be able to deduct up to $300 for cash donations you pay to qualifying charities. Please consult your tax advisor for details.

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Listed below are pre-Covid membership benefits. Given the pandemic, these benefits will adjust according to CDC/WHO guidelines. We thank you so very much for your essential support, and we will be in touch as soon as we can with more information. Please note that membership is valid for one year from the date of purchase.

  • For the 2020 Festival, all members received early access to all tickets, September 22-27.
  • All memberships also include complimentary access to the three Winick Talks.
  • Members at the Benefactor and Movie Buffs level received early notification of the HIFF28 lineup.
  • And Benefactors will also receive a complimentary invitation to view the Opening Night Film WITH DRAWN ARMS via Virtual Cinema.

Alec Baldwin and David Nugent. SummerDocs screening of 'Peace Officer,' August 28, 2015. Photo credit: Adriel Reboh.

  • 25,000+ attendees year-round at HamptonsFilm Events
  • 250 screenings across the East End, from Westhampton to Montauk, each year
  • 200+ filmmakers to the Hamptons each year
  • 10 years in a row HIFF has shown the eventual Oscar® winner for Best Picture: PARASITE, GREEN BOOK, THE SHAPE OF WATER, MOONLIGHTSPOTLIGHTBIRDMAN, 12 YEARS A SLAVE, ARGO, THE ARTIST, THE KING’S SPEECH

Your membership contribution allows us to:

  • Bring students to view and discuss film each year during the Hamptons International Film Festival
  • Offer free outdoor movies to Hamptons communities
  • Screen over 200 independent and classic films annually
  • Showcase films from Long Island filmmakers
  • Bring the best names in the industry—including Julianne Moore, Bill Murray, Mark Ruffalo, Emily Blunt, Damien Chazelle, Rob Reiner, David Oyelowo, and Annette Bening—to interact with local audiences

HamptonsFilm Year-Round Events include:

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HamptonsFilm is a 501(c)3 organization and a portion of all membership dues are tax-deductible: the entire membership fee is deductible for Filmgoer, Dual Member and Movie Buff memberships; half of the fee is deductible for Benefactor membership.