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Hamptons International Film Festival Announces Spotlight Films Including ‘La La Land’

The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) has announced the titles screening in several sections of the festival’s programming, including Spotlight, World Cinema and Views from Long Island.

Damien Chazelle’s highly-acclaimed “La La Land,” which has already seen success at the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals, is among the movies on the Spotlight slate. Other Spotlight Films include Jordan Roberts’ “Burn Your Maps,” Garth Davis’ “Lion” and Barry Jenkins’ “Moonlight,” among others.

“Over Columbus Day Weekend in a spectacular setting, we offer five full days of films for our impassioned audience, including dozens of premieres as well as the breakout hits and award winners from the Sundance, Berlin, Cannes, and Toronto Film Festivals,” said HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent. “From the dazzling choreography of ‘La La Land,’ the quiet beauty of ‘Moonlight,’ to the belly laughs of ‘Toni Erdmann,’ our audiences will see the films that are sure to be counted amongst the most celebrated films of the year.”

As part of the Views From Long Island section, HIFF will premiere the first two episodes of A&E’s new documentary series “The Killing Season” Oct. 9., concluding with a discussion with the filmmakers.

The 24th Hamptons International Film Festival runs Oct. 6-10 with 68 features and 58 shorts, representing 32 countries. A list of additions to the 2016 HIFF lineup follows.

SPOTLIGHT FILMS

“Bleed For This” (USA) East Coast Premiere

Director: Ben Younger

“Burn Your Maps” (USA) U.S. Premiere

Director: Jordan Roberts

“Christine” (USA) East Coast Premiere

Director: Antonio Campos

“Julieta” (Spain)

Director: Pedro Almodóvar

“La La Land” (USA) East Coast Premiere

Director: Damien Chazelle

“Lion” (Australia) U.S. Premiere

Director: Garth Davis

“Moonlight” (USA)

Director: Barry Jenkins

“The Ticket” (USA)

Director: Ido Fluk

“Una” (UK) East Coast Premiere

Director: Benedict Andrews

“Wakefield” (USA) East Coast Premiere

Director: Robin Swicord

WORLD CINEMA DOCUMENTARY

“Bunker77” (USA) U.S. Premiere

Director: Takuji Masuda

“Davi’s Way” (USA) World Premiere

Director: Tom Donahue

“Franca: Chaos and Creation” (USA/Italy) North American Premiere

Director: Francesco Carrozzini

“God Knows Where I Am” (USA)New York Premiere

Directors: Todd Wider, Jedd Wider

“Into The Inferno” (UK/Australia) East Coast Premiere

Director: Werner Herzog

“Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent” (USA)

Director: Lydia Tenaglia

“Legs: A Big Issue in a Small Town” (USA)

Directors: Beatrice Alda, Jennifer Brooke

“Magnus” (Norway)

Director: Benjamin Ree

“Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing” (USA) World Premiere

Directors: Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg

“Santoalla” (USA/Spain) North American Premiere

Directors: Andrew Becker, Daniel Mehrer

“Score: A Film Music Documentary” (USA) World Premiere

Director: Matt Schrader

“Sour Grapes” (UK/France) U.S. Premiere

Directors: Jerry Rothwell, Reuben Atlas

“Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four” (USA)

Director: Deborah S. Esquenazi

“Supergirl” (USA) World Premiere

Director: Jessie Auritt

WORLD CINEMA NARRATIVE

“All The Beauty” (Norway) North American Premiere

Director: Aasne Vaa Greibrokk

“Blue Jay” (USA) U.S. Premiere

Director: Alex Lehmann

“Don’t Call Me Son” (Brazil) East Coast Premiere

Director: Anna Muylaert

“Donald Cried” (USA)

Director: Kris Avedisian

“Frantz” (France/Germany) East Coast Premiere

Director: François Ozon

“Goldstone” (Australia) U.S. Premiere

Director: Ivan Sen

“Halal Love (And Sex)” (Lebanon/Germany) East Coast Premiere

Director: Assad Fouladkar

“The Handmaiden” (South Korea) East Coast Premiere

Director: Park Chan-Wook

“I, Daniel Blake” (UK/France/Belgium) East Coast Premiere

Director: Ken Loach

“Lost In Paris” (France) East Coast Premiere

Directors: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon

“Lovesong” (USA) New York Premiere

Director: So Yong Kim

“Original Bliss” (Germany) U.S. Premiere

Director: Sven Taddicken

“Paterson” (USA)

Director: Jim Jarmusch

“The Red Turtle” (Japan/France/Belgium) U.S. Premiere

Director: Michael Dudok de Wit

“The Salesman” (Iran/France) East Coast Premiere

Director: Asghar Farhadi

“The Teacher” (Slovak Republic/Czech Republic) North American Premiere

Director: Jan Hřebejk

“Toni Erdmann” (Germany)

Director: Maren Ade

“Under the Shadow” (Iran/Jordan/Qatar/UK)

Director: Babak Anvari

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