East Hampton, NY 11937
The Hamptons International Film Festival was founded to celebrate Independent film: long, short, fiction and documentary. With alumni films like Spotlight, 12 Years a Slave, Argo, Slumdog Millionaire, and Silver Linings Playbook, the fest attracts roughly 30,000 visitors annually to venues from Westhampton to Montauk. The 2016 Fest will be held Oct 6th - 10th (Columbus Day Weekend). HIFF's summer slate includes free Friday night outdoor screenings at Southampton Arts Center (25 Jobs La, Southampton). Bring your blanket and a picnic basket!