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NYWIFT at the 2014 Hamptons International Film Festival: Women Calling the Shots Showcase and Women's Brunch

For the 12th 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 Oct. 12th and NYWIFT will also host a brunch that day celebrating the work of women filmmakers at the festival. NYWIFT Members are eligible for HIFF Industry Passes. See below for information.

The Hamptons International Film Festival takes place October 9 -13, 2014.

Women Filmmakers Brunch
The Hedges
74 James Lane, East Hampton, NY
12 - 2:30pm
RSVPs Required. Click Here to Reserve a Space.

Women Calling the Shots Showcase Screening
Sunday, October 12th, 3:45 PM, Regal East Hampton Cinema - UA - 5 
Click Here to Purchase Tickets!

Sure Thing
New York Premiere, USA, 2014, 13 minutes, English
Director: Deborah Reinisch
Bill takes the only available seat in a cafe, at Betty's table. Or does he? They're perfect for each other! Or are they? Shall we start over? Sure thing.

By Any Means A-Veilable
(Niquab ni Soumise)

East Coast Premiere, France/Denmark, 2014, 18 minutes, French/Danish
Director: Charlotte Schiøler
Babette is on a mission to find the perfect apartment in Paris and prove to her family that she's
capable. So how did she find herself in a café wearing a niqap trying to figure out how to drink through the veil?

My Kingdom
New York Premiere, USA, 2014, 4 minutes, English
Director: Debra Solomon
My Kingdom has no castle, no rolling hills and no moat. It’s my personal space… the 24 inches around me, which I must defend to the death, especially on the subway.

You're Dead to Me
USA, 2013, 13 minutes, English/Spanish
Director: Wu Tsang, Producer: Melissa Haizlip
A grieving mother confronts an uninvited family member before her Día de los Muertos celebration. At the end of the night death presents her with a choice...

A Life with Asperger's

USA, 2013, 4 minutes, English
Director: Jaime Ekkens
A Life With Asperger's is an animated documentary that demonstrates that Asperger’s is not simply “being a little awkward”; it is about adapting to one’s limitations in the face of anxiety and isolation.

The Lions Mouth Opens
USA, 2014, 27 minutes, English
Director: Lucy Walker
A courageous young Scottish actress takes the boldest step imaginable to confront her fears and find out whether she's inherited a fatal, incurable disease.


Industry Passes:

We are delighted to announce that Industry Accreditation for the Hamptons International Film Festival is now open! The Industry Pass provides access to films, panels, parties, the Filmmaker/Industry Lounge, and the Festival’s Jitney Loop.
Click here for more details on Industry Accreditation.

We look forward to welcoming you at this year’s festival!


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