In celebration of local filmmakers and "the art of the documentary," the 7th annual Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival
(HT2FF) is coming to Sag Harbor. The weekend filled with documentary screenings at Bay Street Theater
will run Thursday, December 4 through Sunday, December 7, 2014.
"The Big Beat" is the opening night film. (Courtesy Photo)
Opening day of the Festival features a focus on local filmmakers. The Young Voices Program with Filmmaker Roger Sherman will kickoff the screenings. The opening documentaries were created by film school graduates as well as middle and high school students. After celebrating the next generation of filmmakers, the festival will continue with three short films as part of "Long Island Voices" at 3 p.m. and "Welcome To Soldier Ride
" is next up at 6 p.m. The film documents the creation of The Soldier Ride Project and its tremendous grown. The annual Hamptons Soldier Ride was created in 2005, and benefits Wounded Warrior Project
. The night will culminate with the opening night film, "The Big Beat: The Story Of Fats Domino And His Band," a 90 minute documentary directed and produced by Joe Lauro
, which will be showcased at 8 p.m.
The celebration will continue on Friday, December 5th with additional student film productions, "Future Voices" and "Emerging Voices." "Basta," the story following a scandal in the Catholic clergy, will be showcased at 11:30 a.m. and "Here One Day," an emotional story concerning the effects of mental illness and suicide, will be showcased at 3:30 p.m. At 8 p.m. attendees will be treated to the spotlight film, Martin Scorsese
and David Tedeschi's "The 50 Year Argument," a 96 minute documentary about the history of The New York Review of Books.
On Saturday, December 6th, the Best Shorts Program will begin at 10 a.m. with a series of four short productions, and will be followed by a showing of "Imber's Left Hand" at 12 p.m. At 2 p.m., "A Film Is a Film Is a Film," will document changes in the film industry and "Bending the Light" will illustrate that art of filmmaking and photography. At 4 p.m., "Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq" will showcase the inspiring story of a talented ballerina.
Matt Hindra directed "Welcome To Soldier Ride," which was produced by Nicholas Kraus. (Photo: Facebook.com/WelcomeToSoldierRide)
Following the Saturday screenings, HT2FF will honor filmmaker Barbara Kopple
during their annual gala, which begins at 7 p.m. Kopple's films "Harlan County" and "American Dream" enabled her to become the first woman to win two Oscars for Best Feature Documentary. The evening will include a cocktail reception, opening remarks by Susan Lacy
, a conversation with Julie Anderson and Barbara Kopple, and a special screening of "Harlan County U.S.A."
Sunday, December 7th, the final day of the festival will include "Men of The Cloth" at 10 a.m., "112 Weddings" at 12:30 p.m., "Ballet 422" at 2:30 p.m., and "TWA Flight 800" at 5 p.m. The weekend will come to a close at 7:30 p.m. with the presentation of the Filmmaker's Choice Award, which will honor Wendy Keys and her documentary "Milton Glaser
: To Inform & Delight," which follows Milton Glaser, co-founder of New York Magazine
, who created the I heart NY campaign.
Bay Street Theater is located at 1 Bay Street in Sag Harbor. For more information, visit www.ht2ff.com.
Rosehip Partners Real Estate
Properties In The Hamptons
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
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.