Monday, September 04, 2017
Preview: HIFF 25 - THE 2017 HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 5-9 2017
Sales start tomorrow, Tuesday Sep 5, 2017 for the Hamptons International Film Festival!
Here are some preview notes on some of the events, films, and people to expect at the festival…
EXPECTED TO ATTEND
Award-winning actor and Oscar®- nominated director Rob Reiner will participate in "A Conversation With…" Rob Reiner
Julie Andrews will be honored with a Life Achievement Award
Honorees of VARIETY’s 10 ACTORS TO WATCH – 2017
Itzhak Perlman, Jennifer Garner, Deon Cole, Michael Finley, Spencer Haywood, Oscar Robertson P.J. Tucker, Alan Cumming, Toni Collette
Alison Chernick's ITZHAK
Andy Serkis’ BREATHE
11/8/16, curated and produced by Jeff Deutchman, which is directed by over 40 filmmakers and captures footage from across the country documenting Election Day.
Coodie Simmons and Chike Ozah’s THE FIRST TO DO IT, recounting the life of Earl Lloyd, the first African American to play in the NBA, which features interviews with NBA players Carmelo Anthony and Kawhi Leonard, and is executive produced by Anthony, Leonard, Tony Parker, Michael Finley & P.J. Tucker.
Ben & Orson Cummings’ KILLER BEES, a story that follows the local Bridgehampton High School basketball team and their community as they try to defend their state championship title, produced by Shaquille O'Neal and executive produced by Larry Gagosian.
Tiffany Bartok’s LARGER THAN LIFE: THE KEVYN AUCOIN STORY, profiling the professional and personal life of iconic makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin, featuring interviews with Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and more.
Onur Tukel’s THE MISOGYNISTS, a narrative following the tales of characters coming and going from a hotel room on the night of the 2016 general election, starring Dylan Baker.
Brendan & Emmett Malloy’s THE TRIBES OF PALOS VERDES, a coming-of-age drama centering around the lives of a family who move to affluent LA suburb Palos Verdes, starring Jennifer Garner, Justin Kirk, Elisabeth Rohm, Goran Višnjić, teenage Maika Monro, and Joely Fisher.
Josh Klausner’s WANDERLAND, which was filmed on the East End, telling the story of a character escaping his isolated life only to find himself lost on a surreal, all-night musical odyssey of misadventures, starring Tate Ellington, Dree Hemingway, Ronald Guttman, Harris Yulin & Tara Summers.
OTHER ANNOUNCED FILMS
Rob Reiner’s LBJ, with Woody Harrelson.
Vincent Gagliostro’s AFTER LOUIE, with Alan Cumming.
Alexandre Moors’ THE YELLOW BIRDS, with Toni Collette, as well as Jennifer
Aniston, Tye Sheridan, and Alden Ehrenreich.
Ai Weiwei’s HUMAN FLOW, a documentary on the worldwide migrant crisis.
Ruben Östlund’s THE SQUARE, with Elizabeth Moss and Claes Bang.
The US premiere of Atsuko Hirayanagi’s OH LUCY!
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MORE STORIES IN QPORIT PREVIEWING HIFF 2017
JULIE ANDREWS LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
ITZHAK – THE OPENING NIGHT FILM
VARIETY’S 10 ACTORS TO WATCH
AND… FOR A SAMPLE OF WHAT IT WAS LIKE AT HIFF’s IN YEARS PAST…
HIFF 2010 WITH PARTY PIX AND RED CARPET SNAPSHOTS