Film

Amazing Grace

by Julie Penny My mother’s name is Grace. She is our  “Amazing Grace.” Still as sharp as a tack.     This July we celebrated her 90th...

Reeling in Retro

 “I’ve always been a fan of the dri-ve-in,” admits Sag Harbor’s Debbie Skinner. “I grew up by the Whitestone Bridge in Queens — in...

Films With Green Theme Underscore College’s Mission

By Marianna Levine With movies ranging in subject from butterflies and turtles to building in an eco-friendly way, Stony Brook Southampton’s First Annual Green Film...

Black Film Festival Comes to Town

This weekend, a new film festival comes to the Sag Harbor Cinema on Main Street. Granted, by festival standards it’ll be a pretty modest...

Gray, Gay and Late for a Date: Film Looks at those who come out...

Ken was 72 years old at the time. Elaine was 79. For LeAnna the change came at 60. In their previous lives these were people...

Filmmakers’ Second Act: Festival for movies overlooked the first time around

  From Sundance, Cannes and Telluride to nearly every other big (and small) city in the world, for movie lovers there is never a shortage...

Propose Permits for Filmmakers

In recent weeks, residents may have noticed a film crew working in the vicinity of Long Beach. With an eye toward perhaps more filmmakers...

Film Hopes to Raise Awareness of Helicopter Noise

As the Memorial Day weekend — the unofficial start of the summer season — bears down on local residents, the fear of helicopters and low...

Latest Articles

‘Becoming Dr. Ruth’ At Bay Street Is ‘Terrific!’

Perseverance. It’s a powerful motivation and one that seems particularly poignant at this juncture in history, given the fact that the nation is emerging from a truly dark period marked by a global pandemic that has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans. Perseverance is also a useful term for describing one’s ability to overcome adversity and incalculable odds by surviving against all expectations, rising above perceived limitations and ultimately, changing the world for the better. And perseverance is exactly what’s on full display now in “Becoming Dr. Ruth,” Mark St. Germain’s wonderful one-woman play starring Tony- and Emmy-nominee Tovah Feldshuh.

Alexis Rockman’s ‘Shipwrecks’ Reaches New Depths

When Alexis Rockman considers the world’s waterways, he sees them as a network — a transport system that has carried all facets of human history. From language, culture, art, food, architecture and religion to the more nefarious — such as disease, warfare and pollution — each can be traced back to historic ships. And, in some cases, notorious shipwrecks.

Vintage Piece of Historic Film Documents a Long Ago Fourth of July

LTV studios in East Hampton has a lot of old film in its vaults. As the local public access station and television studio, over the years LTV has become a repository of sorts for all kinds of footage shot by generations of East End residents, most of it in 16mm or 8mm format. But no one expected that one particular piece of footage discovered there recently, a rare 35mm film, would turn out to be as old as it is.