Hamptons Doc Fest
will present a screening of Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
' Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
on Sunday, September 22 at Bay Street Theater
in Sag Harbor. Greenfield-Sanders, the film's director and producer and a longtime friend of the late Toni Morrison, will be in attendance and take part in a post-film Q&A.
"The Morrison film seemed like a perfect way to begin our fall season and pay tribute to her life," Hamptons Doc Fest founder and executive director Jacqui Lofaro
explained. "Toni Morrison's voice was raw, beautiful and eloquently honest. Her authentic words jolted us out of complacency, starting with her earliest work, The Bluest Eye.
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
provides an intimate look at the life and works of the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winner, starting with her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio. The documentary covers Morrison's studies at Howard University, marriage and motherhood, her time at Random House, the publication of her critically acclaimed works The Bluest Eye, Sula, Song of Solomon,
teaching at Princeton University, the ceremony where she was bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama
, and more. The film includes interviews with long-time editor Robert Gottlieb, Angela Davis, Fran Lebowitz, Hilton Als, Walter Mosley
, Farah Griffin, Sonia Sanchez, and Oprah
Winfrey, who turned Beloved
into a feature film.
"This documentary of her life, made by longtime friend Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, brings her back to us in wonderful ways. Morrison was, and remains, a natural treasure of American literature," Lofaro added.
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
made its world premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.
"Look for this one to be front and center in its category come Oscar time," Los Angeles Times
film critic Gary Goldstein
said of the film.
Later on in the year, Hamptons Doc Fest will present its 12th annual documentary film festival, offering five full days of documentaries from Thursday, December 5 through Monday, December 9.
"Our screening committee spends countless hours reviewing the entered films, to find those that challenge, enlighten and delight our audiences. We never stop looking for well-told stories. And simply put, a good documentary is a well-told story," Lofaro said.
Tickets to the Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
Hamptons Doc Fest screening are $20. The film will begin at 5 p.m.
Bay Street is located at 1 Bay Street in Sag Harbor. For more information, visit www.hamptonsdocfest.com.
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
East End Tick Control
The East End's only New York State licensed dedicated tick and mosquito control specialists!
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.
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.
New York Title Abstract Services, Inc.
We are a title insurance services company dedicated to promptly delivering fully compliant and accurate reports, and title insurance, for residential and commercial real estate throughout New York State. Headquartered in the Hamptons, our professional team has extensive real estate experience and understands the business from all sides including title insurance, legal, sales, governmental, banking, and lending regulations.
As the owner’s representative our practice encompasses all aspects of a project from pre-purchase property due diligence, program development iterations, advisement on systems, analyze contracts/vendors, critical path analysis, feasibility and schedule. The strength of our approach is in facilitating organized communication. We strongly analyze all representations and warranties for the protection and benefit of our client.
The Citarella Standard. We’re passionate about sourcing and selling the world’s best seafood. When you order our fresh seafood online, what you receive always reflects the unrivaled standard of our markets. It’s hand-prepared, never frozen, and shipped overnight. 631-283-6600.