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NYWIFT at the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival: Women Calling the Shots Showcase and Women's Brunch

For the 13th year, New York Women in Film & Television is delighted to join with the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) to present a screening of select short films showcasing outstanding achievements by women filmmakers.

The program will be held on Sunday, Oct. 11th and NYWIFT will also host a brunch that day celebrating the work of women filmmakers at the festival. NYWIFT Members are also eligible for HIFF Industry Passes. See below for information.

The Hamptons International Film Festival takes place October 8 -12th, 2015.

Women Filmmakers Brunch

DATE: Sunday, October 11th, 2015
WHERE: Mulford Farm, 10 James Lane, East Hampton, NY
TIME: 11:30am - 1:30 PM

RSVPs Required to reserve a space for the brunch.

Women Calling the Shots Showcase Screening Times

Sunday, October 11th, 2015, 2PM
Regal East Hampton Cinema - UA-4
30 Main Street, East Hampton

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Monday, October 12th, 2015,1:45PM
Regal East Hampton Cinema - UA-5
30 Main Street, East Hampton

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Chopping Onions
2014, 16 min., USA
Director: Adinah Dancyger
Korean/English, North American Premiere

Six-year old Soli is thrilled to spend a few days with her Korean grandmother, but language and cultural barriers seem suddenly more significant at summer camp.


2015, 4 mins, USA
Directed by Ani Simon-Kennedy
Spanish, World Premiere

83-year-old Nicodemus Bartolo Vasquez opened the doors to his store, Jarciería El Arte Oaxaqueño, in 1961, where he sells an eclectic mix of often under-valued handmade Mexican folk art.


Directors: Jasmine Luoma and Diane Hodson
2014, 23 mins, USA
English, New York Premiere

A portrait of the life and work of iconoclastic psychogeographer and convicted sex offender Denis Wood. Unmappable explores the events that have defined Wood’s life by pointing at ideas, thoughts and beliefs that we don't normally think of as being mappable or explainable.

Picturing Barbara Kruger

Director: Pippa Bianco
2014, 5 mins, USA
English, East Coast Premiere

Narrated by the legendary artist herself, this brief portrait of Barbara Kruger raises many questions about art and the artist.

Living Legend

Director: Alonso Llosa; Producer: Olga Goister; Brenden Hubbard: Associate Producer
2015, 17 min, Peru & USA
Spanish, World Premiere

The most dangerous drug lord in Peru must face his ultimate fear: moving out of his mother's house.

Behind the Wall

Director: Bat-Sheva Guez
2015, 17 min, USA
English, New York Premiere

An injured dancer finds unexpected comfort when she moves into a new apartment and meets the neighbors — a sort of magical comfort.

The Hamptons International Film Festival was founded to celebrate Independent film—long, short, fiction and documentary—and to introduce a unique and varied spectrum of international films and filmmakers to our audiences. The festival is committed to exhibiting films that express fresh voices and differing global perspectives, with the hope that these programs will enlighten audiences, provide invaluable exposure for filmmakers and present inspired entertainment for all.

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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts