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Festival Previews: On Love and Loss, Cinema, Scandal Mongering, and a Warming Planet

The Hamptons International Film Festival, which happens today through Monday, offers scores of films in every category — narrative and documentary, features and shorts, foreign and domestic, and now even virtual reality. Each year The Star’s writers and editors preview a handful of selections for the curious who may want a bit more information before committing to a ticket or a rush line.

Oct 10, 2019
New Brand, Logo, and Films

The Hamptons International Film Festival has announced it has a new parent company and logo and some additional films to round out its screening schedule for its main event beginning today.

Oct 10, 2019
Portrait of Pakula Premieres Here

A montage during the first 60 seconds of the documentary “Alan Pakula: Going for Truth” includes clips from “Sophie’s Choice,” “Klute,” “All the President’s Men,” “Presumed Innocent,” “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and many more "first-class productions."

Oct 3, 2019
HIFF Hails De Palma and Ross

It's never too early to think of autumn and all of the things that come with the falling leaves, ebbing crowds, and cooling temperatures. One such highlight is the Hamptons International Film Festival, which has announced its honorees and poster artist for the 2019 festival, which will take place over Columbus Day weekend.

Jul 15, 2019
Hamptons Festival Film on PBS's 'POV'

Nancy Schwartzman’s “Roll Red Roll,” a selection of the 2018 Hamptons International Film Festival, will be screened Monday on PBS as part of the public television network’s documentary series “POV.”

Jun 13, 2019
Baldwin Goes Back to the DeLorean in a New Film

“Framing John DeLorean” will be screened by the Hamptons International Film Festival on June 8 at Guild Hall. Distributed by Sundance Selects, it will open in limited release in theaters and video on demand on Friday, June 7.

May 30, 2019
10 Things to Do While You're Here for the Hamptons Film Festival

Sure there are tons of films and talks and parties to cram into a few short days, but when you need a change of pace, there are a wealth of choices, from a quiet few minutes in a beautiful library to a chowder contest in Montauk.

Oct 8, 2019