The Hamptons International Film Festival

The Hamptons International Film Festival was founded to provide a forum for independent filmmakers from around the world to express their vision. It runs from Oct. 13 through Oct. 17 at venues in East Hampton, Southampton Village, Sag Harbor, Westhampton and Montauk. Find box office information at HIFF’s website. See the full schedule here.

Among those expected to attend the Festival this year are David Bailey, Bob Balaban, Alec Baldwin, Ellen Barkin, Harry Belafonte, Joe Berlinger, Matthew Broderick, Emily BrowningDick Cavett,, Felicity Jones, Ed Lachman, Penelope Ann Miller, Matthew Modine, David Morse, Susan Sarandon, Rufus Wainwright, Wim Wenders and many more.

Breakthrough Performers are Emily Browning (“Sleeping Beauty”), Stine Fischer Christensen (“Cracks in the Shell”), Ezra Miller (“Another Happy Day,” “We Need to Talk About Kevin”) and Anton Yelchin(“Like Crazy”).

“With a strong line-up of international films from cinema masters as well as the “next generation” – the Festival offers incredible access and a tremendous opportunity to our East End audiences, allowing them to experience powerful cinema and filmmaking at its best,” says HIFF Executive Director Karen Arikian.
The Festival’s Opening Night Film on Thursday, October 13 is the Jason Segel and Susan Sarandon heartwarming comedy “Jeff, Who Lives at Home,” Closing Night Film is the Cannes Film Festival critics’ darling “The Artist” and the Centerpiece Film is winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Picture at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival “Like Crazy.”
 We’ll be there!

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