Q&A: THE FIRST WAVE

Director Matt Heineman and producer Jenna Millman joined subjects Karl Arabian, Ahmed and Alexis Ellis, Kellie Wunsch, and Dr. Nathalie Dougé on stage in Q&A following the World Premiere of THE FIRST WAVE on the Opening Night of the 29th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival. The film opens in theaters on November 19, 2021. Find […]

Slideshow: HIFF29 Opening Night

Our first day of HIFF29 started with the opening of an exhibit of Finding Beauty in a Dark Place at The Watermill Center. You’ve seen Toni Ross’s artwork on the HIFF29 poster and catalogue, but nothing compares to seeing this magnificent piece in person at The Watermill Center. A million thanks to Toni and The Watermill Center […]

HIFF29 Opening Night Film: ‘THE FIRST WAVE’

THE FIRST WAVE World Premiere dir. Matthew Heineman (USA), 2021 With exclusive access to one of New York’s hardest-hit hospital systems, Oscar®-nominated and Emmy® Award-winning director Matthew Heineman’s THE FIRST WAVE spotlights the everyday heroes at the epicenter of COVID-19 as they come together to fight one of the greatest threats the world has ever […]

HIFF28: Opening Night + First Films Announced

Just six weeks until Opening Night of the 28th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival! We are thrilled to announce the first five films in the lineup. We hope you will join us for our expanded seven-day virtual edition of the festival (October 8–14), which will also feature select drive-in screenings. The Opening Night Film on […]

HIFF27: Opening Night Slideshow

Opening Night of the 27th Annual Hamptons Film Festival was spectacular!  Filmmakers, founders, board members, and film fans were rewarded for braving the weather in East Hampton. Before Executive Director Anne Chaisson and Artistic Director David Nugent officially opened the festival, HIFF Co-Chairs Alec Baldwin and Randy Mastro presented our Founding Chair Toni Ross with […]