On Monday, the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) announced the full slate of films for the 2018 edition, including selections for the Competition and Spotlight sections, World Cinema Narrative and World Cinema Documentary sections, and Shorts Programs, as well as signature programs, including Views From Long Island; Air, Land Sea; Compassion, Justice Animal Rights; and Conflict Resolution.
In addition, the festival revealed the anticipated films, such as the Friday Centerpiece: Yorgos Lanthimos’ much-anticipated The Favourite. Starring Academy Award-winning actresses Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz, and Golden Globe-winning actress Olivia Colman,
Marielle Heller’s Can You Ever Forgive Me?, a biopic based on the life of writer Lee Israel and starring Academy Award-nominated actress Melissa McCarthy, will screen as the Sunday Centerpiece.
The festival also added two films to the Spotlight section. First, Academy Award-winning director Steve McQueen’s Widows, a story of four women with nothing in common except a debt