Film

Scarf Merrell’s “Shirley” Finds a Hollywood Cast

For four years, Susan Scarf Merrell had a secret — the hardest secret she’s ever had to keep. Finally, the word is out.

SummerDocs Serves Up Fresh Slate, Anniversary Style

"Bathtubs Over Broadway," "Chef Flynn" and "Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind" comprise the lineup of HIFF's 10th annual SummerDocs series.

Get A Sneak Peek of ‘Bernard and Huey’

“Bernard and Huey” is already an award-winning film, having screened at more than 25 festivals across five continents.

Nature Films for Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day by attending the Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival’s Spring Docs Day.

Stages To Tackle “13”

This weekend, Stages, a Children’s Theatre Workshop will also rise up to the challenge.

“Human Flow” Finds Audience at Parrish

Over the course of a year, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei visited 40 refugee camps in 23 countries.

HIFF Screenwriters Lab Sets Precedent

The Hamptons International Film Festival just made history. For the first time in 18 years, all three up-and-coming voices in the annual Screenwriters Lab belong to women.

THAW Fest Unites East End Arts World

Hamptons Art Network’s 19 member organizations are teaming up for this weekend’s THAW Fest to bring a cultural awareness that transcends the luxurious lifestyle often associated with the Hamptons.

HIFF Announces Fresh Batch Of Films

On November 29, 2002 — one year after the death of George Harrison — Olivia Harrison and longtime friend Eric Clapton organized a performance tribute in his honor.

Before ‘The Exorcist,” There Was Paul Crump

William Friedkin may be best known for his Oscar-winning films “The French Connection” and “The Exorcist” — the latter of which is still considered the most frightening film ever made — but the director got his start with documentaries.

American Values Film Series Continues with Julie Andrews

The American Values Film Series, presented by the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center, continues on Sunday, March 4 at 2 p.m. with a screening of “The Americanization of Emily” at Pierson High School Auditorium.

The 90th Annual Academy Awards Are Coming

It’s never a challenge to track down the major Oscar nods before the Academy Awards air —this year on March 4 — but the lesser-known nominees can be near impossible. Bay Street Theater and the Hamptons International Film Festival are making it easier.

Sag Harbor Cinema Project To Go Before ZBA

The Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals is scheduled to hear variance requests from the Sag Harbor Partnership to rebuild and expand the former Sag Harbor Cinema.

Bits & Banter: HIFF Announcement, Jazz!, Zima! is Coming, Writers Return

Bundle up and come search for mythological gods, goddesses, creatures and fantastical visions.

Bits and Banter: Bees Doc Still Buzzing, Channeling The Piano Man, Night of Theater...

The Killer Bees are still stinging — and landing film distribution deals.

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Live Stand-Up Returns to Bay Street Theater

All Star Stand-Up Comedy returns to Bay Street Theater on Friday, January 18 — and longtime host Joseph Vecsey is coming with a fresh slate of talent.

‘Painters Painting’ Leads New Film Series at Parrish Art Museum

Emile de Antonio was a keen observer of the art world, an important conduit between artist friends and gallerists. They let him into their homes and studios, and sometimes, with a video camera in hand.

‘First Reformed’ Kicks Off Sag Harbor Cinema Initiative

On Sunday, January 20, Paul Schrader’s critically acclaimed film “First Reformed” — a powerhouse tour-de-force starring Ethan Hawke as the troubled Protestant minister of a dwindling congregation — will screen at 6 p.m. at Guild Hall, located at 158 Main Street in East Hampton.