Film

A Talk with Pietro Marcello

“Cinema Live,” conversations and new films hosted online by Sag Harbor Cinema, continues this Saturday, February 6, at 4:30 p.m. with a live discussion featuring Pietro Marcello, who discusses his latest film, “Martin Eden.”

Hear From the Filmmakers in ‘Cinema Live’

“Cinema Live,” conversations and new films hosted online by Sag Harbor Cinema, continues Sunday, January 31, at 4:30 p.m. with a live discussion featuring award-winning “Identifying Features” director Fernanda Valadez, offered in collaboration with Cinema Tropical.

On Tuesday Nights, Watch with WHBPAC

You may be by yourself, but you’re not alone. That’s the philosophy of the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (WHBPAC) which through March 30 hosts a bi-weekly Tuesday night movie series in which all can all watch together.

Let’s Talk Arts: ‘Cinema Live’ Brings the Directors to You

Beginning this weekend, Sag Harbor Cinema (SHC) will host “Cinema Live,” a new four-part series built around the virtual screening of a newly released film followed by conversations with the directors or film writers. Moderated by SHC Artistic Director Giulia D’Agnolo Vallan, the series begins January 24 with director Gianfranco Rosi discussing his documentary “Notturno.”

HamptonsFilm’s Virtual Cinema is Back

To kick off the new year, HamptonsFilm Virtual Cinema’s Now Showing platform offers “The Reason I Jump,” Jerry Rothwell’s moving documentary that Variety calls “as emotionally piercing as it is beautiful to behold.”

Films at Home to Help WHBPAC

In a world where ordinary film-lovers are stuck at home for indefinite amounts of time, one organization teams up with distributors to bring you the very best in virtual cinema. When the temperatures drop and the dark days of winter look bleak, cozy up on the couch with the latest new releases in independent and foreign films — or Netflix — and chill to some of the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center’s weekly suggestions.

Jewish Center of the Hamptons Hosts ‘Unorthodox’ Discussions

Watch “Unorthodox” and then join the Jewish Center of the Hamptons for a virtual discussion on the show. Sessions meet Tuesdays at 5 p.m. from January 12 through February 2, and each one will focus on a different episode of the four-part series.

Four Years Later, Sag Harbor Cinema Presents Short Documentary About its Darkest Day

Four years ago this week, Kevin O’Brien Jr. walked inside the Sag Harbor Cinema, blanketed in thick smoke and insufferable heat, feeling his way into the dark building. He could feel the velvet rope that ran the length of the entrance way. Then the popcorn machine. But he could see nothing. Moments later, the firefighter and his team of volunteers scrambled back out onto Main Street — just before the cinema’s ceiling collapsed where they had stood.

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.

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Q&A With Bay Street’s Artistic Director Scott Schwartz

This week, Bay Street Theater unveiled its plans for a new facility to be built on Long Island Avenue in Sag Harbor. Bay Street Artistic Director Scott Schwartz talked about the way in which a new space will change what the theater can offer.

Friends Of Bay Street Target 2 Main Street Property To Add To Steinbeck Park

On Tuesday, during a Zoom meeting to unveil the initial renderings for the new theater, Adam Potter, the chairman of Friends of Bay Street, announced that his not-for-profit organization is also in discussions to purchase 2 Main Street, which is currently home to K Pasa restaurant, Espresso, the Yummylicious ice cream parlor, and Havens, a gift shop.

‘Dust For Blood’ Reveals Truth of Long Island’s Migrant Labor Camps

In 1949, two young children died in a Bridgehampton migrant camp while their parents were out working in the fields. The children, who were alone at the time, were killed when the 12-foot-by-20-foot chicken coop in which the family lived caught fire. The tragedy was hardly the first and it would definitely not be the last of many that befell the East End’s migrant farm population in the mid-20th century.