Film

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Parrish

The Parrish Art Museum continues its year-round Thursday through Monday schedule, offering special activities and programs for adults and children throughout the holiday weekend, November 26-29, closed only on Thanksgiving Day, November 25.

A Preservation Film Festival comes to Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor Cinema hosts the East End’s first preservation film festival from November 19-22. “The Sag Harbor Cinema Festival of Preservation” is presented by director Martin Scorsese and funded in part by Suffolk County through the Suffolk County Film Commission.

Southampton Arts Center Offers Full Slate of Programs for November

Continuing programming complementing its current exhibition, “Clearing The Air,” Southampton Arts Center (SAC) has scheduled a number of tours, workshops, wellness and films for the month of November. These events highlight and strengthen the exhibition’s theme of art as a means for therapy, escape, distraction, elevation, and reflection.

Director Raoul Peck Discusses ‘Exterminate All the Brutes’ at Sag Harbor Cinema

On Monday, November 8, Sag Harbor Cinema will host a special screening of the first two episodes of the four-part HBO documentary series, “Exterminate All the Brutes.” The acclaimed Haitian director, Raoul Peck will be present for a Q&A with Dr. Jennifer L. Morgan, a professor of history at New York University.

 Martin Scorsese Presents ‘The Sag Harbor Cinema Festival of Preservation’

Sag Harbor Cinema will host the East End’s first preservation film festival from November 19 to 22. The Sag Harbor Cinema Festival of Preservation is presented by director Martin Scorsese and funded in part by Suffolk County through the Suffolk County Film Commission.

Genevieve Villaflor Is Sag Harbor Cinema’s New Executive Director

The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center and its executive committee have approved the appointment of Genevieve Villaflor as its new executive director.

Pennebaker/Hegedus Retrospective Continues with Film on Sondheim’s ‘Company’

Sag Harbor Cinema continues its yearlong Pennebaker/Hegedus Retrospective with “Original Cast Album: ‘Company,’” a documentary that gives insight into the recording album of the musical that secured Sondheim’s professional credibility, garnered a record-setting 14 Tony nominations and ended up the winner in six categories, including best musical, best score and best lyrics. The film begins screening at the cinema on October 23.

Hamptons Doc Fest and SAC Present ‘Imber’s Left Hand’

Complementing the Southampton Arts Center’s (SAC) current October exhibition titled “Clearing the Air,” which focuses on the theme of the transformative power of art as a means for therapy, escape, distraction, elevation and reflection, Hamptons Doc Fest will screen “Imber’s Left Hand” live at SAC on Sunday, October 24, at 4 p.m.

Hamptons Doc Fest Screens New Film on Attica Prison Uprising

Hamptons Doc Fest and co-presenter Southampton Arts Center will offer a special sneak preview of “Attica,” from Showtime Documentary Films. The screening will take place at the Southampton Arts Center on Sunday, October 17, at 5 p.m.

Ma’s House Featured in New Series Called ‘The First Twenty’

Artist Jeremy Dennis, creator of Ma’s House artist residency on the Shinnecock Indian Territory, has documented his experiences creating the center in “The First Twenty: Ma’s House,” an inspiring new documentary that began its national streaming debut on Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 11) on ALL ARTS, a new arts and culture hub that was created by The WNET Group, the parent company of New York’s PBS stations

The 29th Hamptons International Film Festival Award Winners

On September 11, the 29th Hamptons International Film Festival, presented by HamptonsFilm, announced its award winners at a ceremony in East Hampton. This year, HIFF screened 61 films from 34 countries, with five world premieres, two North American premieres and two U.S. premieres with 53 percent of films directed by women, and 36 percent directed by filmmakers of color.

Documenting A Pandemic: ‘The First Wave’ Revisits the Fear in New York City in...

Deserted streets, medical tents in Central Park, a hospital ship in the harbor, mass graves on Hart Island, people cheering healthcare workers from apartment windows and on the streets. These were pandemic scenes from New York City, circa March 2020. Filmmaker Matthew Heineman lives in the city and in the spring of 2020 as COVID-19 was in its earliest days, he recognized the importance of capturing the disease’s infancy on our shores — back when many people were calling it a hoax and saying it was no worse than the average flu.

Lights, Camera, Action: Hamptons International Film Festival Returns in Person for 29th Edition

Shortly after landing in France three months ago, David Nugent finally stepped back into the hallowed screening rooms of the Cannes Film Festival — an institution that is, without question, the biggest and most important of its kind in the world. Masked, vaccinated and equipped with a negative PCR test, he soaked in his long awaited return to the festival circuit — last year’s canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic — and plotted his path through the lineup.

Disrupting The Art World: Kelcey Edwards asks Big Questions in New Documentary

By her mid-20s, and by her standards, Kelcey Edwards lived comfortably. The curator had a steady job as co-founder of her gallery, Iron Gate Studios, and a nice apartment in Austin, Texas. Then she left it all behind to pursue her MFA in film at Stanford University in California. That move represented a turning point, Edwards recalled during a telephone interview from her home in Quogue.

October Programming at Southampton Arts Center

Complementing its recently opened exhibition “Clearing The Air,” Southampton Arts Center has scheduled a number of artist talks, tours, workshops, films and live performances for the month of October. These events highlight and strengthen the exhibition’s theme of art as a means for therapy, escape, distraction, elevation and reflection.

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If you ask Bridgehampton’s Harris Yulin about his partnership with fellow actor Stacy Keach, he’ll tell you that theirs is a long and enduring friendship — one that has spanned more than 50 years. And, as you might expect, it all began with the stage.

Michael Disher Believes in Miracles

When it comes to East End theatrical longevity, Michael Disher has been directing productions out here probably longer than anyone else. But audiences have probably noticed that both Disher and his productions have been conspicuously absent from the SCC stage as of late. That’s because in recent years, Disher has been undergoing treatment for a cancer diagnosis and related complications. Now, Disher is back at SCC with a holiday show for the ages.

The Hamptons Doc Fest is Back in Person

Last year, the Hamptons Doc Fest went virtual, with audience members streaming documentaries from the comfort of their own homes through an app. But now, a year later, the festival is back with two in-person venues in Sag Harbor.