‘Youth’ to Screen HIFF 2015 Opening Night in Southampton

HIFF is delighted to announce that Youth, the latest film from Italian writer/director Paolo Sorrentino, will be the Opening Night film in Southampton at the 2015 Festival. Starring Academy Award® winner Michael Caine as Fred and Academy Award nominee Harvey Keitel as Mick, Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury […]

HIFF 2015 to Open with James Vanderbilt’s ‘Truth’

Truth, the directorial debut of James Vanderbilt, has been selected as the Opening Night film of the 23rd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF). Truth, which stars Robert Redford, Cate Blanchett, Elisabeth Moss, and Topher Grace, follows news anchor Dan Rather (Redford) during his final days at CBS News, when he broadcast a report about how President Bush relied on privilege and […]

Thursday Snapshots: Day 1 at HIFF 2014

We’re thrilled to report that HIFF 2014 got off to a rip-roaring start last night, with our Opening Night screening of St. Vincent (opening today in select theaters), sponsored by Delta and Altour. Though the film stars Bill Murray (who is as entertaining as you’d imagine!), Naomi Watts, Melissa McCarthy, and Chris O’Dowd, young Jaeden Lieberher stole the show at the Guild […]

Today at HIFF: Bill Murray Headlines Opening Night; First Day of Screenings!

Finally, today’s the day we’ve all been waiting for! The 22nd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival kicks off tonight with Theodore Melfi‘s delightful comedy St. Vincent, starring the irrepressible Bill Murray and newcomer Jaeden Lieberher, both of whom are expected to be in attendance tonight at Guild Hall. Melissa McCarthy and Naomi Watts round out the cheeky cast. St. Vincent Maggie (Melissa McCarthy), a […]