Film

‘First Reformed’ Kicks Off Sag Harbor Cinema Initiative

On Sunday, January 20, Paul Schrader’s critically acclaimed film “First Reformed” — a powerhouse tour-de-force starring Ethan Hawke as the troubled Protestant minister of a dwindling congregation — will screen at 6 p.m. at Guild Hall, located at 158 Main Street in East Hampton.

‘Now Showing’ HIFF Series Returns to Guild Hall

Director Tom Volf’s “Maria by Callas” will kick off the Hamptons International Film Festival’s “Now Showing” series — which brings notable films currently in theaters but not slated for Hamptons distribution — on Saturdays, December 22 and 29, at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

Bits: ‘Free Solo’ Takes Audience Award, Meteor Shower, Ina at BookHampton, Sonnier at Parrish

The National Geographic Documentary Film recently won the Long and Mattone Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature during the 11th annual Hamptons Doc Fest at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

Hamptons Doc Fest Sharpens Its Focus

When Jimmy Chin and E. Chai Vasarhelyi set out to make “Free Solo,” they would make a climbing film that wasn’t about climbing. They would literally, and figuratively, defy heights and boundaries — capturing one man’s dream to conquer the vast granite wall of El Capitan unaided, a feat never accomplished before.

Surf Film Tradition Catches Wave at Parrish

Laird Hamilton is a legend among big wave surfers. He dominated the sport, despite his eschewing professional competition — and garnering no support from the surf industry.

A Conversation With Arturo Menéndez

Filmmaker Arturo Menéndez is feeling the buzz around his latest film, “La Palabra de Pablo,” which is unusual, because he is from El Salvador.

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.

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