With the 25th annual Hamptons International Film Festival
) just mere weeks away, HIFF has unveiled the entirety of this year's Festival. This year's star-studded lineup, which includes 65 features and 50 shorts, does not disappoint.
Craig Gillespie's I, Tonya
, which explores the life of Olympic ice skater Tonya Harding, will be featured as the Closing Night Film and leading lady Margot Robbie
will be in attendance. The film also stars Sebastian Stan
and Allison Janney.
"The films in this year's festival explore a range of stories and perspectives that will take audiences on new paths and spark the kind of debates and conversations that are crucial for a culturally vibrant community," explained HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent
. "Thankfully, over the years, I've witnessed the audiences on the East End open themselves up to this experience, and I'm so excited to share this year's lineup with them."
HIFF will fête Universal Pictures
' Get Out
, which was written, directed, and produced by Jordan Peele
. The 2017 breakout hit follows a young African-American man who is meeting his white girlfriend's family for the first time. While at the family's secluded estate in the woods, he comes to realize that the trip is not just to get the awkward meet-the-parents step out of the way, leading to some sinister situations. Peele, as well as producers Jason Blum
and Sean McKittrick
, and stars Daniel Kaluuya
- one of 2017's Variety 10 Actors to Watch
honorees - and Allison Williams
will be in attendance. Eric Kohn, chief film critic and a senior editor for Indiewire
and president of the New York Film Critics Circle, will moderate a conversation with Peele about the film's relevance in regards to political and cultural climate.
HIFF will fête Universal Pictures' Get Out from writer/director/producer Jordan Peele. (Courtesy Photo)
Newly announced Spotlight films include Noah Baumbach
's The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
, starring Ben Stiller
, Adam Sandler
, Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson
; Joe Wright's Darkest Hour,
featuring Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas
and Ben Mendelsohn; Paul McGuigan's Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool,
starring Annette Bening
and Jamie Bell
; Reginald Hudlin's Marshall,
featuring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad
, Sterling K. Brown and Kate Hudson
; and Todd Haynes' Wonderstruck,
starring Julianne Moore
and Michelle Williams.
Additionally, this year's festival will bring out Jamie Bell, Annette Bening, Jason Blum, Josh Gad, Mariska Hargitay
, Richard Jenkins
, Daniel Kaluuya, Sean McKittrick, Jordan Peele, Margot Robbie, Sam Rockwell
, Allison Williams, Julie Andrews
, Carter Burwell
, Deon Cole, Alan Cumming
, Simon Curtis, Michael Finley, Jennifer Garner
, Armie Hammer
, Spencer Haywood, Diane Kruger, Itzhak Perlman
, Rob Reiner
, Oscar Robertson, Andy Serkis, P.J. Tucker, and Bria Vinaite.
The Views From Long Island section will include Yance Ford
's Strong Island,
which takes a look at the senseless death of Ford's brother in 1992, as well as the World Premiere of Ben Cummings and Orson Cummings' Killer Bees
and Josh Klausner
The 25th annual Hamptons International Film Festival will be held Thursday, October 5 through Monday, October 9. Founders Passes are currently available for purchase.
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
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
Southampton Masonry-Visiting the Southampton or the Wainscott locations is an exciting experience.
Southampton Masonry has been serving Long Island's masonry and tile needs since 1975. Delivering quality products from Manhattan to Montauk for over three decades. The company's continued success is due primarily to their number one priority: customer satisfaction, with a promise of prompt and courteous service from the professional, knowledgeable staff.
Southampton Masonry has the largest inventory on the east end. As direct importers they can offer a large variety of the finest quality products at the most competitive pricing for both your interior and exterior projects.
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 33 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field.
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 34 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field. Trusted, experienced and successful, Andrea has solidified herself as the go-to broker of the Hamptons and a wholehearted advocate for her clients. A pioneer in the real estate industry on the East End of Long Island, she is driven by her passion for the business. Andrea is based in the Bridgehampton office of Brown Harris Stevens as a licensed real estate associate broker and consultant.
Formerly, a principal partner and Senior Director at Brown Harris Stevens, Andrea now assists in developing their corporate strategy for the Hamptons region, advising other brokers and sales associates, as well as being one of the top producers and listors.
Southrifty Drug 54 Jagger Lane, Southampton Village
Southrifty Drug is a small, neighborhood pharmacy with limited shelf space, and we have to be very selective about which over-the-counter items we carry. As a result you'll find a no nonsense concentration of very effective, high quality and useful products on our shelves. In this new section, we feature a number of these products that we feel are especially worthy of your consideration.
Burner Law Group, P.C.
Burner Law Group, P.C. are full service elder law attorneys concentrating in the areas of Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Administration and Litigation, Special Needs Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law. Offices in East Setauket‚ NY, Westhampton Beach, NY, and New York, NY.