Log In   ·   Become A Member

Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett And Rooney Mara Featured In HIFF 2015 Centerpieces

Nicole Barylski

"Spotlight" takes a look at the true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation that exposed a gigantic web of pedophilia and systemic cover-ups within the Catholic Church. (Courtesy Photo)

The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) will screen "Spotlight" and "Carol" as the 2015 Centerpiece films.

"'Spotlight' and 'Carol' have garnered high praises and are highly anticipated for the awards circuit this year," noted HIFF Executive Director Anne Chaisson. "Both films truly demonstrate the high caliber of films that we continue to pursue and program at our festival."

Tom McCarthy's "Spotlight" will make its East Coast Premiere as the Saturday Centerpiece at HIFF. The film stars Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, and Rachel McAdams as the Boston Globe's Spotlight team. After their newly appointed editor Martin Baron (Liev Schreiber) assigns the group to examine claims of abuse in the Catholic Church, they spend more than a year unremittingly investigating the allegations, despite strong opposition from the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment. "Spotlight" takes a look at the true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation that exposed a gigantic web of pedophilia and systemic cover-ups within the Catholic Church. "Spotlight" will screen on Saturday, October 10th at 8:45 p.m. at Guild Hall (158 Main Street, East Hampton) and Sunday, October 11th at 7 p.m. at the Sag Harbor Cinema (90 Main Street, Sag Harbor).

Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara star in "Carol." (Courtesy Photo)


The Sunday Centerpiece is Todd Haynes' "Carol." Adapted from Patricia Highsmith's semi-autobiographical novel "The Price of Salt," Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara star as lovers entangled in an exhilarating affair. The film follows an unlikely relationship between an innocent shop girl fantasizing of a better life and a cultured, mature woman stuck in a loveless marriage. "Carol" will screen on Sunday, October 11th at 12 p.m. at Guild Hall and Monday, Oct 12th at 4:15 p.m. at the Sag Harbor Cinema.

"It is an honor to be screening these films for our Centerpieces this year," shared HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent. "McCarthy and Haynes are two of America's most talented filmmakers and they are working at the top of their game."

The Hamptons International Film Festival will take place Thursday, October 8th through Monday, October 12th.

For more information, visit hamptonsfilmfest.org.


Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski




Related Articles:

Be the first to comment on this article. (Just fill out the form below)
 

Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
Location:*
Comments:*
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
Question:*
What color is a firetruck?
(For spam prevention, thanks)
 
 
 
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2094.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/1979.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/1997.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2083.gif
East End Tick Control
The East End's only New York State licensed dedicated tick and mosquito control specialists!

Bridgehampton National Bank
For over 100 years Bridgehampton National Bank has been the East End's hometown bank. Many success stories...one bank, BNB!

Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home
We pay less,and so do you.With over 1,000 stores in our buying group, we can get the lowest prices from the best flooring manufacturers — and pass the savings on to you.Visit our other locations: Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home, 675 North Sea Road,Southampton, NY 11968

Hampton Coffee Company is dedicated to making sure you have the best possible experience with our brand, whether you visit one of our cafés, our Mobile Unit, one of our wholesale partners, order through our website, or purchase our coffee on the supermark
We strongly believe that one of the most important parts of being a successful business in the community is truly becoming a part of it. Hampton Coffee Company is proud to support more than 100 different local charities, schools, and organizations each and every year. It is our pleasure to participate in events that are important to our staff and our customers.

RJD Gallery specializes in contemporary art with a focus on Magical, Figurative Realism, Narrative Portraiture and Urban Landscape.
We exhibit representational artists from around the world, who produce fine art of exceptional quality that challenge collectors to contemplate concepts about the artist, themselves, and our human experience. Utilizing timeless techniques in creating their drawings, paintings and sculptures, our artists have developed unique, signature styles that present a current vision of our world.

Hampton Luxury Liner
Hampton Luxury Liner was started in 2000 as a more luxurious way to travel from NYC to the Hamptons and back. The clientele quickly grew and over the years Hampton Luxury liner became the preferred method of transportation to the Hamptons and NYC for many living in NYC and the Hamptons that wanted a comfortable and affordable way to travel back and forth. In 2009, HLL was taken over by Classic Coach and things with the liner didn’t change to much for years and the owner there changed the buses to Prevost as opposed to Mercedes Setra Top Class Coaches that have always been a signature of the liner. Please call (631) 537-5800 to reserve a charter or email us at Hampton Luxury Liner. The Only Way to Ride!