Hamptons Doc Fest: Fishing for Their Future

When Darby Duffin and Adam Jones set out to make their first documentary in 2013, they had no choice but to go big. It’s what the story deserved. Over the next six years, their journey took them cross-country and overseas as they documented the wild fishery collapse — where only five species make up over 85 percent of the American seafood diet, and 91 percent of the country’s inventory is imported.

Hamptons Doc Fest: ‘Overland’ Explores the Ancient Art of Falconry

The documentary "Overland" was a five-year adventure that took filmmakers Revere La Noue and Elisabeth Haviland James to four continents while following three very different falconers from diverse parts of the globe who have one thing in common: their passion for working with birds of prey.

Hamptons Doc Fest: Revealing the Truth of the Civil Rights Struggle

Through archival footage, clips from old Hollywood movies and voiceover interviews, in his documentary "MLK/FBI," Sam Pollard demystifies the legend surrounding Martin Luther King, Jr. by examining how the FBI and its leader J. Edgar Hoover manipulated his public image while tapping into white America’s anxiety around black empowerment, in a theme eerily familiar today.

Sag Harbor Cinema and Hamptons Doc Fest Co-host ‘Some Kind Of Heaven’

Referred to as the “Disneyland for Retirees,” The Villages planned community in central Florida offers its 130,000 residents a utopian version of the American yesteryear. Life in The Villages is featured in Lance Oppenheim's new documentary “Some Kind of Heaven,” which will be offered as a virtual screening from December 5 to 13 in a new collaboration between Hamptons Doc Fest and Sag Harbor Cinema.

Hamptons Doc Fest Is Back — But This Year it’s Virtual

COVID-19 may have derailed the opportunity to use both Bay Street Theater and the brand new Sag Harbor Cinema for the 13th annual Hamptons Doc Fest, but that doesn’t mean the festival isn’t happening. Like many film festivals around the world, this year, festival founder Jacqui Lofaro has found a way to ensure the screenings will all be offered virtually.

Movie Screenings at WHBPAC

Under new state guidelines unveiled by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (WHBPAC) has reopened for in-person movie screenings and is now offering a full slate of movies each weekend.

A Taste of Downton Abbey in Riverhead

Just in time for the holiday season, Tanger Outlets Riverhead is currently hosting “Dressing the Abbey,” a costume exhibition. Experience fashion and history from the early 20th century through original costumes worn by stars of the popular television series “Downton Abbey,” one of the most widely watched television dramas in the world.

Screening at Sag Harbor Cinema Canceled due to COVID-19 Concerns

The Sag Harbor Cinema is sorry to have to announce that, due to the recent spike in recorded coronavirus cases in Suffolk County, it must cancel the in-cinema screening of "Virus Tropical," originally scheduled for Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 7 p.m. Online tickets are still available via

Thousands Of Old Movie Posters Uncovered At Sag Harbor Cinema

Thousands Of Old Movie Posters Uncovered At Sag Harbor Cinema

Artist Profile Archive presents Luminaries in New Light, for all Time

Over the last decade, Sophie Chahinian has literally brought her art history textbooks to life with The Artist Profile Archive, a series of short documentaries that feature some of the biggest names in contemporary art today.

OLA Latino Film Festival Teams Up with Sag Harbor Cinema

The Sag Harbor Cinema (SHC) is pleased to host both virtual and in person screenings of Santiago Caicedo’s lush, animated feature “Virus Tropical.” The screening is the first at Sag Harbor Cinema since the building’s renovation after the fire destroyed the cinema in 2016, and will be held on Saturday, November 14, at 7 p.m. as part of the 17th OLA (Organización Latino-Americana) Latino Film Festival of Long Island.

Frederick Wiseman’s ‘City Hall’ Now Available

Sag Harbor Cinema continues its celebration of the great filmmaker Frederick Wiseman and on Friday November 6, joined the national release of the director’s epic last work “City Hall,” which is now available through the Sag Harbor Cinema website.

Virtual Screening of ‘1,000 Years a Witness’

In his first film “1,000 Years a Witness,” Sag Harbor resident Bryan Downey explores the lives of 13 Shinnecock elders and one child whose combined ages add up to exactly 1,000 years. On November 12, the film will be available for viewing online through the Southampton History Museum in conjunction with the Rogers Memorial Library.

WHBPAC Reopens For In-Person Movie Screenings

Under new state guidelines unveiled by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, On November 6, Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (WHBPAC) reopened for in-person movie screenings and is now offering a full slate of movies each weekend.

Parrish Art Museum and OLA Film Festival Present A Film About Pinochet

On Friday evening, November 13, as part of the 17th annual OLA Film Festival, guest curated by the Organización Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island (OLA), the Parrish Art Museum will screen the award-winning film “NO” (Chile, 2012,119 minutes, R, Spanish with English subtitles). The on-site program at the Parrish begins at 5:30 p.m. with a reception, followed by the screening at 6 p.m.

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