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The Hamptons Film Festival will feature ‘Spencer,’ ‘Power of the Dog’

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The Hampton International Film Festival will begin Oct. October with the world premiere of Matthew Heinemann’s “The First Wave” and Saturday’s focal film with Pablo Lauren’s “Spencer” and additional spotlight selections, including Jane Campion’s “The Power of the Dog”. The private celebration ends on October 13 with Wes Anderson’s “French Departure”. The festival is held in Hampton on the eastern edge of Long Island, NY from 7-13 October. Proof of the need for masks and vaccinations in theaters.

Spotlight title

Newly announced spotlight titles include the East Coast premiere of Joe Wright’s “Cyrano”, the debut of “The Lost Daughter” directed by Maggie Gilenhall, “Parallel Mothers” by Academy Award winning director Pedro Almodভvar, the debut of “Passing” by Rebecca Hall. . ”

Signature program

As part of the signing program, the Conflict and Resolution section will include Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s “Turn”, JR’s “Paper and Glue”, Kelsey Edwards’ World Premiere “The Art of Making”, “Andrea Arnold’s” Cow “and Garth’s De Bruno Austin’s Afro The last peak. ” The Air, Land and Sea program will feature Liz Garbes’ New York premiere ‘Beaming Cost’.

World Cinema Documentary Division

The slate features Douglas Tyrola’s “Wall of Bernstein”, Don Argot’s World Premiere and Shina M. Joyce’s “Bill Mouldin: If It’s Big, Hit It”, Jerry Reese and Beth Levinson’s “Storm Lake” and East Coast Premier Natalie Almamer’s “Users”

Documentary competition section

The slate will feature Jessica Kingdon’s “Ascension”, Alonso Ruizpalacios’ “A Cop Movie”, Rasmussen’s “Flea” and Peter Middleton and James Spinney’s “The Real Charlie Chaplin”. The festival also announced that Natalie Alvarez Mason’s “Clara Sola”, Hafsia Harzi’s “Good Mother”, Sebastian Mais’s “Great Freedom” and Antoneta Alamat Kuszynovich’s “Morena” will appear as part of the US premiere narrative competition.


The festival will host world premieres of “The Art of Making It”, “Bill Mouldin: If It’s Big, Hit It,” “Found,” and “The First Wave.” North American premieres include “Good Mother” and “Great Freedom.” U.S. premieres include “Mothering Sunday” and “Morena,” including New York premieres “Baking Costo,” “Clara Sola,” “A Cop Movie,” “Listening to Kenny G,” and “The Real Charlie Chaplin.” The festival will have US premieres of “The Glass” and “Prayer for Freshwater”, as well as world premieres of “Egungun” (Mascarade), “Happiness is a Journey” and “Trumpets the Sky”. The shorts line at the New York premiere includes “Anita,” “Bad Woman,” “Bazkil,” “Pure” and “Unity Mosque.”

Closing Night

Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” will be screened on October 11 and there will be an Encor presentation at the East Hampton Guild Hall on October 1 at East: at0.

Jury members

Jury members include producer Sam Bisby, whose work includes the Emmy-winning documentary, “The Sentence;” Including Wendy Etinger, co-founder of Pictures of Chicken and Eggs; Screenwriter Bill Collage (“Assassin’s Creed”); And Jane Schweinburn, whose most recent project “We’re All Going to the World’s Fair” debuted in the next section in 2021 earlier this year.

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