More HIFF Films Announced For October Festival

This week the Hamptons International Film Festival announced A24’s “Waves”as its Closing Night Film. Directed by Trey Edward Shults, the film presents the lives...

HIFF: Preserving Tradition in “Honeyland”

“Honeyland,” a documentary by Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov, was the most awarded film at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, winning the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize, a Special Jury Award for Cinematography, and another Special Jury Award for Originality.

More Movies Announced For October’s Hamptons International Film Festival

“The Irishman,” Martin Scorsese’s new film based on the novel “I Heard You Paint Houses” by Charles Brandt, will be the Friday Centerpiece film at the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) on October 11. The film, which will be screened at Guild Hall, explores the life of Frank Sheeran and his career as a mob hitman. It stars Academy Award-winning actors Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.

Constance Wu to be Honored in Greenport

The North Fork TV Festival announced Golden Globe nominee Constance Wu as this year’s Ambassador for the Arts recipient. A formal ceremony will take...

Mountainfilm On Tour: Hunting Human Albinos And Other Tales of Inequity

With equity comes a promise of fairness, justness and worthiness — an assumption of respect and dignity, the bedrocks beneath any given society. For Lazarus Chigwandali, it is much simpler than that. All he ask is that he not be kidnapped and murdered, his bones sold to the highest bidder as mystical objects.

Traces of the Trade: One Woman’s Journey To Learn An Ugly Family Truth

Katrina Browne grew up believing a family story. The rosy picture wasn’t wrong, per se — but it wasn’t perfectly accurate, either. It was truth by omission, overlooking one critical detail that, at her core, Browne says she somehow always knew.

DA Pennebaker, Groundbreaking Documentarian, Dies at 94

The Academy Award winning filmmaker DA Pennebaker, who helped define the modern documentary died Thursday at his home in Sag Harbor. He was 94.

The New Montauk Film Festival is All About the Environment

There’s a new film festival in town and it comes with the greenest of missions — to encourage and support filmmakers who incorporate messages of conservation and sustainability into their work. 

‘Donna’ Screens Months Before Wide Release, For a Cause

Domestic abuse crosses all socio-economic lines, and affects all genders and all ages — and, yet, it is a private tragedy. It is always happened to someone else.

Haskell To Lead Conversation After Screening of ‘His Girl Friday’ at Pierson High School

The “Really Funny” film series continues with a screening of “His Girl Friday” on Sunday, July 7, at 6 p.m. at the Pierson High School auditorium.
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Remembering Stonewall Riots at John Jermain

Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots — a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the LGBTQ community against a police...

A Photographic Tribute to The Cinema, ‘Sag Noir’ Transforms Destruction Into Art

After the devastating Main Street fire in December 2016, cinematographer and photographer Don Lenzer picked up his camera and headed straight for the Sag Harbor Cinema.

A Summer of Docs Kicks Off on June 29

First, the documentaries must be entertaining and engaging. And second, they must be from the minds of revolutionary storytellers.

Filmmaker John Landis Makes Mark on Sag Harbor Cinema

With the neon “Sag Harbor” sign firmly back in its place on Main Street, the Sag Harbor Cinema has officially invited its first guest curator.

‘Landscape Pleasures’: From Piet Oudolf to Self-Guided Garden Tours

Thomas Piper will discuss his film following a screening on Friday, June 7, at 6 p.m. at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, kicking off this year’s “Landscape Pleasures” series.

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