Sag Harbor Cinema has appointed Stephen Hamilton, co-founder of Bay Street Theater, to acting director.
“Steve is a great friend to the cinema and had been working with us part-time, especially on our itinerant screenings,” read an email from the Sag Harbor Cinema board. “He is familiar with our staff and current programming, and brings his clear-headedness and experience to this important interim role.”
The cinema’s search committee has begun the formal process of finding a new permanent executive director.
“We could not be more pleased to have Mr. Hamilton coordinating operations for this period of time,” the statement read.
Sag Harbor Cinema has been offering virtual cinema programming during the COVID-19 pandemic, led by artistic director Giulia D’Agnolo Vallan. Visit www.sagharborcinema.org for details.