Film

OLA Film Festival Celebrates 15 Years of Showcasing Latino Films

With films from Chile, Mexico, El Salvador, the United States and Brazil, the Latino Film Festival will kick off with “A Fantastic Woman” on Friday, November 9, at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill — winner of the 2018 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

‘This Changes Everything’ Takes Climate Change to the Next Level

“This Changes Everything,” filmed in 211 days over the course of four years — spanning nine countries in five continents — presents powerful portraits of communities on the front lines of climate change.

New Lauro Film Taps Largely Unseen Musical Archive

The annual Folk Festival held in Newport, Rhode Island, was the epicenter of the Folk Music Revival — the most important annual event from the early- to mid-1960s for folk and roots music of the time.

Hamptons Doc Fest Lifts Curtain on Rebranding

The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival is now the Hamptons Doc Fest — short, succinct and edited to reflect the organization’s passion for the non-fiction genre, according to a press release.

‘This Changes Everything’ Stresses Importance of Parity — from the Top Down

On October 6, a large crowd worked its way into the East Hampton UA Cinema for the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) screening of “This Changes Everything,” a documentary by Tom Donahue that explores the issue of female discrimination in the film business.

Winners Announced at 26th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival

As the 26th annual Hamptons International Film Festival comes to a close, this year’s winners are standing in the spotlight.

A Director and his Alter Ego Return to Montauk

For years, Volker Schlöndorff has clung onto a memory — one swirling with passion, damaged by hurt, and shrouded in regret. A great love lost, one he can never forget.

Women Are a Greater Presence at 26th Hamptons International Film Festival

This is the year of the female, and the Hamptons International Film Festival is right on board — with a staggering 45 percent of this year’s 125-film slate directed by women, screening at various East End venues through Columbus Day weekend.

Disney Imagineer to Virtual Reality Innovator: Vaughn Comes Home to Pierson

“Bruce Vaughn: The Future of the Cinematic Experience and Immersive Narrative” will be held on Monday, October 8, at Pierson High School in Sag Harbor, Vaughn's alma mater.

Short Films Tap Into Male Psyche

On Friday, September 28, the Parrish Art Museum will present a program of short films by an international group of young filmmakers that address poignant, emotionally charged moments in male lives, curated by filmmaker Jack Kendrick.

HIFF Announces Full 2018 Slate

With Columbus Day right around the corner, so is the Hamptons International Film Festival. The 2018 edition will open on Thursday, October 4.

Synder Steps Down at East End Arts, Hirst Steps Up

East End Arts’ Executive Director, Patricia Snyder has stepped down after 23 years working for the nonprofit arts organization. Shawn Hirst began as East End Arts new executive director on August 31.

Bernstein’s Centennial Celebration Continues with Screening at Pierson

Joining in on the festivities is the “Artists Love Movies” film series, which will conclude with Susan Lacy’s 1998 documentary “Leonard Bernstein: Reaching for the Note” on Sunday, September 16, at Pierson High School in Sag Harbor, to benefit the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center.

Amagansett Series Flashes Back To HIFF Origin Story

On Saturday, September 15, the Amagansett Library will continue its fourth annual Art/History/Amagansett series with “Flashback: Hamptons International Film Festival,” featuring Executive Director Anne Chaisson and Artistic Director David Nugent.

HIFF To Honor Alda, Announces Next Wave of Programming

Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actor Alan Alda will receive The Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award during the 26th annual Hamptons International Film Festival this Columbus Day weekend.

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