Film

Sag Harbor’s Starring Role in ‘Lolita’

On Friday, September 24, Keyes Art and Sag Harbor Cinema will present “Bert Stern Loves Sag Harbor,” a photography exhibition of Sue Lyon in her Lolita character with the backdrop of Sag Harbor as provocatively captured by master photographer Bert Stern, followed by a screening of “Lolita,” Stanley Kubrick’s 1962 adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov’s controversial novel.

Meet the Most Amazing Octopus

Octopuses are among the world’s most intelligent invertebrates. They’re also in high demand as a food product. In an effort to bring awareness to the plight of this remarkable species, Southampton Arts Center (SAC) is hosting a free outdoor screening of the 93rd Academy Award Best Documentary winner “My Octopus Teacher” on Friday, September 24.

18th OLA Film Festival Offers a Cultural Bridge

As a nonprofit organization, the primary mission of OLA (Organización Latino Americana) of Eastern Long Island is to advocate for the East End’s Latino immigrants. But it also seeks to build bridges by connecting Spanish-speaking residents with the wider year-round community and, in the process, educate everyone about the concerns and strengths of their neighbors. OLA’s annual Latino Film Festival of the Hamptons is designed to do just that.

The Hamptons International Film Festival Announces 2021 Slate

On September 15, HamptonsFilm announced its full slate of programming for the 2021 edition of the Hamptons International Festival (HIFF), including the closing night presentation of Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch,” the East Coast premiere of Pablo Larraín’s “Spencer” as the Saturday Centerpiece Film, and additional films to the Spotlight section, as well as Signature Programs including Views From Long Island; Conflict and Resolution; Air, Land & Sea; and Compassion, Justice & Animal Rights

2021 Hamptons International Film Festival Lineup

On September 15, HamptonsFilm announced its full slate of programming for the 2021 edition of the Hamptons International Festival. The festival run October 7 to 13.

Hamptons International Film Festival sets COVID-19 Guidelines

With the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing, the 2021 Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) will closely monitor and follow all public health guidelines during its run from October 7-13.

18th Annual Latino Film Festival of the Hamptons

OLA (Organización Latino Americana) brings the 18th annual Latino Film Festival of the Hamptons to the East End on September 17-18, and this year will be presenting award-winning films from Guatemala, Colombia and the United States. Screenings will be held at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill and the Sag Harbor Cinema.

Time for Fall Fun at SAC

With summer now setting on the horizon, Southampton Arts Center (SAC) is looking forward to fall and several events in September, including the opening of SAC’s newest exhibition “Clearing the Air: The Transformative Power of the Arts,” a show opening September 17 that is curated by Jay Davis, artist and curator of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Ambulatory Care Arts Program.

ESPN Film Tells the Story of the 1986 Mets

n Friday, September 10, Hamptons Doc Fest and the Southampton Arts Center will co-present a special, free outdoor film — the only screening on Long Island — of the ESPN docuseries debut of “30 for 30: Once Upon a Time in Queens” about the Mets’ 1986 World Series-winning season. Two of the four-part series (each 50 minutes) will be shown using hours of never-before-seen footage of the team.

‘Mothering Sunday’ Will Have Its U.S. Premiere At HIFF

HamptonsFilm has announced that Eva Husson’s film “Mothering Sunday,” will have its U.S. premiere at the upcoming Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF), screening as the Sunday Centerpiece film on Sunday, October 10.

More Big Screen ‘Road Rage’ at Sag Harbor Cinema

Sag Harbor Cinema continues its tie-in program with The Church’s “Road Rage” exhibit, which runs through September 18, with a new set of high octane titles — Jack Hill’s stock car racing classic, “Pit Stop” (1969); Steven Spielberg’s stunning feature debut, “Duel” (1971); and Quentin Tarantino’s ferocious “Death Proof” (2007) screening from August 27 to September 2.

Mountainfilm on Tour in Southampton

Mountainfilm on Tour Southampton is bringing a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and inspiring documentary films to the East End that have been curated by the Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado.

Darlene Charneco’s ‘Symbiosome Schoolhouse’ Hits the Road

For the 10th season of its offsite exhibition series “Parrish Road Show,” the Parrish Art Museum invited East End-based Latinx artist Darlene Charneco (American, b. 1971) to create a site-specific exhibition at Oysterponds Historical Society in Orient, on the North Fork of Long Island.

Lily and her Dominoes

On Saturday, August 21, Guild Hall hosted a screening of the Jeremy Workman’s documentary “Lily Topples the World” as part of HamptonsFilm’s SummerDocs series. The film tells the story of Lily Hevesh, considered one of the best domino topplers in the world.

‘Lily Topples the World’ Rounds Out SummerDocs Season at Guild Hall

Looping spirals of blues and greens. Architectural creations that seem to defy gravity. Lines and lines falling one by one. These are just a few images of domino toppling, where artists spend painstaking hours setting up intricate designs that fall, in just a few seconds or minutes, in beautiful ways. Lily Hevesh, considered one of the best domino topplers in the world, has spent years on her craft and amassed over a billion views on her YouTube channel, Hevesh5.

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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.