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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...

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Pianist Judy Carmichael is in the Swing and Coming Back to Bay Street!

The Saturday after Thanksgiving happened to be Judy Carmichael’s birthday. But this year, Carmichael, a Grammy-nominated stride and swing pianist, wasn’t home in Sag Harbor, celebrating with friends. Instead, she was at sea as part of her latest gig, sailing aboard the luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity where she had been performing all week. And after a year and a half of canceled performances due to COVID-19 — some 200 of them — she’s totally fine with that.

Remember the Automat? There’s a Film for That

The concept of the cafeteria is, in its purest sense, an expression of egalitarian communal dining. People from different backgrounds can sit together, share a meal and effectively connect with their “community.” It was this idea that initially hooked first-time filmmaker Lisa Hurwitz.

Dawn Porter to Receive Hamptons Doc Fest Pennebaker Career Achievement

Inspired by a deep curiosity and empathy for the human experience, director Dawn Porter specializes in unfiltered storytelling through documentary films. “I think you have to take your ego out of the storytelling and be open to letting the story reveal itself. It’s not the story I want to tell, it’s what the story is,” she said.