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Early Reveals from Hamptons Film Festival

The Hamptons International Film Festival is teasing out some of its selections for this year along with a featured talk with Alfre Woodard.

Aug 23, 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
HIFF's SummerDocs Returns for Another Season

One of the high season's traditions for fans of the documentary film genre, the Hamptons International Film Festival's SummerDocs series returns for its 11th year on June 29 with a screening of the "Maiden" by Alex Holmes. It will continue with Mads Brugger's "Cold Case Hammarskjold" in July and Rachel Mason's "Circus of Books" in August. All three screenings, which typically sell out, will include discussions of the films. They take place at Guild Hall.

Jun 4, 2019
HIFF Announces Full Slate of Films and Talks on Website

Amid scores of films, here are some highlights and potential sellouts at this year's Hamptons International Film Festival -- before tickets go on sale Sept. 24.

Oct 1, 2018
Crunch Time for the Hamptons Film Festival

In the midst of announcements for its main event in October, on Sept. 22 the Hamptons International Film Festival will screen a documentary on Jane Fonda by Susan Lacy, a Noyac resident.

The screening of "Jane Fonda in Five Acts," at Guild Hall at 6 p.m., will be followed by a discussion with Ms. Lacy and Alec Baldwin.

Sep 13, 2018
New Protein Bar Coming in From the Cold

Two East Hampton part-timers have devised and marketed a new protein bar masquerading as a frozen treat with a real chocolate coating.

Aug 25, 2018
'Our Bodies, Our Stories': Women Speak Out at HIFF

Four women filmmakers shared their stories and what drives them to make films and be advocates at Rowdy Hall on Friday.

Oct 5, 2018
Hamptons Film Fest Day Two Featured Talks, Films, VR, and More (Photos)

Day Two of the Hamptons International Film Festival, its first full day, brought a wake-up call at 10 a.m. with a talk by women filmmakers one year after the start of the #MeToo movement. Throughout the day, related films such as "Roll Red Roll" and "Divide and Conquer: The Roger Ailes Story" screened in crowded theaters.

Maggie Gyllenhaal sat for the first of three planned conversations, this one with Alec Baldwin as moderator.

Oct 5, 2018
HIFF Opens With Maggie Gyllenhaal in 'The Kindergarten Teacher' (Photos)

The Hamptons International Film Festival opened Thursday night with a screening of "The Kindergarten Teacher," an award given to Alan Alda, and a party at Wolffer Estate Vineyard.

Oct 4, 2018
'Free Solo' Wins Best Documentary Feature at Oscars

"Free Solo" won best documentary feature at the Academy Awards on Sunday night.

Feb 24, 2019