Film

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 sagharborcinema.org.

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.

Spooky Cinema at Southampton Arts Center

Halloween is this weekend, which means it’s a perfect time to take in a scary movie or two. As part of its Freaky Friday Features, the Southampton Arts Center (SAC) is offering just that on Friday, October 30, with two films for the season — one really scary for grown-ups, another not quite so frightful for the younger set.

‘Afternoon Of A Faun’ Joins Doc Fest Virtual Line Up

This week, Hamptons Doc Fest is adding the 2014 Fest Favorite “Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq” to its website. The film, directed by Nancy Buirski, is a dramatic film about the great ballerina who inspired not only New York City Ballet choreographer Jerome Robbins, but also became New York City Ballet director/choreographer George Balanchine’s muse and fourth wife.

Documentarian Frederick Wiseman, at age 90, Still has Much to Say

When Frederick Wiseman makes a documentary, it demands the use of all his facilities — physical, emotional, intellectual and beyond. More than 40 films later, it is that process that keeps him going. Even at age 90.

Cinema will Honor First Responders and Care Workers

In just two months, the board of the Sag Harbor Cinema will recognize the anniversary of the terrible fire of December 16, 2016, that devastated the cinema and a portion of the village’s Main Street by honoring the 19 fire companies and more than 150 first responders who came to battle the blaze in icy temperatures and powerful winds.

‘Imber’s Left Hand’ added to Doc Fest List of Offerings

This week, Hamptons Doc Fest adds the 2014 Fest Favorite “Imber’s Left Hand” to its website. The art film directed by award-winning Oceanside-raised director Richard Kane is about the life and career of Baldwin-raised New England painter Jon Imber, who was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease in 2012 and courageously adapted from painting with his right hand to his left.

Sag Harbor Cinema presents ‘Wednesdays With Wiseman’

Sag Harbor Cinema (SHC) is thrilled to announce a tribute to American legendary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, kicking off with three retrospective programs of some of Wiseman’s past work, and building to the release of the great director’s latest film, “City Hall” on November 6. “Wednesdays With Wiseman” will feature the master documentarian in conversation with luminaries from his field. All programs will be presented in SHC’s Virtual Cinema, accessible through sagharborcinema.org.

“Command And Control” Joins Doc Fest Line Up

For the week of October 14, Hamptons Doc Fest has added the 2016 Fest Favorite “Command and Control” to its website. The film, directed by Emmy/Peabody Award-winner and Oscar-nominated Robert Kenner (“Food, Inc.” and “Merchants of Doubt”), was a fest favorite in the December 2016 documentary festival at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

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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.