Four Films Announced in Signature Programs

Just eight weeks until the 29th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival! Today we are pleased to announce four films that will screen in our long-running Signature Programs. Views From Long Island Kelcey Edwards’ THE ART OF MAKING IT, set against the backdrop of a culture in crisis, follows a diverse cast of young artists at […]

Friday Flashback: ‘TROPHY’

Our 2017 SummerDocs series included the provocative film TROPHY, an exploration of the complex heart of animal conservation and commodification at a time when so many magnificent animals are going extinct. Watch on Netflix! Following our screening at Guild Hall, our SummerDocs partner, HamptonsFilm Co-Chair Alec Baldwin and Artistic Director David Nugent welcomed directors Christina […]

Q&A: ‘THE LAST PIG’ director Allison Argo on a Pig Farmer’s Final Season

A moving meditation on a man’s crisis of faith, THE LAST PIG follows Bob Comis as he concludes his last season as a pig farmer. Peppered with reflections on his decade with the pigs, farmer Bob’s introspective voiceover guides us through the changing seasons on the farm, and the images, often filmed at ground-level, merge us […]

SummerDocs: ‘Trophy’ on July 29 at Guild Hall, 7pm

SummerDocs host (and HIFF Co-Chair) Alec Baldwin is back for the ninth year to present new and groundbreaking documentary filmmaking and thought-provoking stories to the East End. Next up: TROPHY, a powerful new call to action that challenges us to examine our complicated relationship with the great species of the world. Join us on Saturday, July 29, 7pm at Guild Hall! Followed […]

Q&A: Darcy Dennett on Compassion and Justice in ‘The Champions’

THE CHAMPIONS is the powerful story of the brave individuals who rescued, rehabilitated, and adopted the pit bulls from NFL quarterback Michael Vick’s violent dog-fighting ring. Despite tremendous pressure from animal welfare organizations to euthanize these animals, a handful of men and women stepped in to give the dogs a second chance. With her inspiring […]