Virtual Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival

Monday, Dec 13, 2021

Bridgehampton, NY 11932

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Anthony Crawford: The Man The South Forgot

Director: Caroline Devoe

Producers: Howard Bowler, Tiffany Jackman, Scott Gabriel

Editor: Tiffany Jackman

A Young African American Woman From The North Journeys To Her Ancestors’ Historically Racist South Carolina Hometown To Find Out What Tragically Happened To Her Great-Great Grandfather Anthony Crawford. 

At What Cost:

Director: Lauren Rothman

Producers: Rob Berkeley, Cade Huseby

Editors: Foustene Fortenbach, Tyler Smith

Cinematographer: Cal Etcheverry 

Following The Deaths Of At Least Nine University Of Southern California Students, Lauren Rothman, A Film Student, Befriends The Editor Of The School Newspaper In Order To Investigate The

Potential Underlying Causes Of These Tragedies And The Impact They Had On The Rest Of The University. Lauren Intended To Create An Investigative Documentary Detailing The Pressures The Students Faced, But Surprisingly Ended Up Becoming The Key Narrator In The Story. 

Lynching Postcards: Token Of A Great Day:

Director: Christine Turner

Producers: Christine Turner, Lily Plotkin, Firelight Films

From 1880 To 1968, Over 4,000 African Americans Were Lynched At The Hands Of White Mobs. Staged As Public Celebrations Akin To Picnics Or Carnivals, These Lynchings Were Commemorated Through The Printing And Distribution Of Photos And Postcards That Would Ultimately Be Subverted By Black Activists To Expose Racist Violence In The U.S. To The Nation’s Leaders And To The Rest Of The World.

One All The Way:

Director: David Baram

Producers: David Baram, Erich Recker, Wally Baram, Matt Worley

Editor: G.J. Ecternkamp

Cinematographer: Aidan Sheldon

Three New Jersey Seniors And Best Friends Search Each Week For The World's Greatest Hot Texas Wiener And Along The Way, Discover What Has Happened To Their Hometown, Paterson, New Jersey. Director David Baram Was Born In Paterson, New Jersey, Where He Had More Than His Fair Share Of Hot Texas Wieners.

The Soul Of A Farmer:

Director: Roger Sherman

Producer: Roger Sherman

Editor: Roger Sherman

Cinematographer: Roger Sherman

The Soul Of A Farmer Shadows Patty Gentry, A Former Chef, As She Battles To Earn A Living On Her Three-Acre Early Girl Farm On Long Island. Isabella Rossellini, From Whom Patty Rents Her Land Tells Us, “Patty Is The Picasso Of Vegetables!” 

Roger Sherman’s Films Have Won Two Academy Award Nominations, An Emmy, A Peabody, And A James Beard Award. Iconic Filmmaker Da Pennebaker Said "Everyone Should Stand Up And Cheer After Seeing The Second Life Of Jamie P, Sherman’s Most Recent Award-Winning Film And A Selected Film At Our Festival. 

A Reckoning In Boston:

Director: James Rutenbeck

Producers: James Rutenbeck, Kafi Dixon, Carl Chandler

Editor: James Rutenbeck

Cinematographers: P. H. O’brien, Allie Humenuk

Kafi Dixon Dreams Of Starting A Land Cooperative For Women Of Color Who Have Experienced Trauma And Disenfranchisement In The City Of Boston. By Day She Drives A City Bus; At Night She Studies The Humanities In A Tuition-Free Course. Her Classmate Carl Chandler, A Community Elder, Is The Class’s Intellectual Leader. 

White Suburban Filmmaker James Rutenbeck Documents The Students’ Engagement With The Humanities. He Looks For Transformations But Is Awakened To The Violence, Racism And Gentrification That Threaten Kafi And Carl's Very Place In The City. Troubled By His Failure To Bring The Film Together, He Enlists The Pair As Collaborators With A Share In The Film Revenues. Five Years On, Despite Many Obstacles, Kafi And Carl Arrive At Surprising New Places In Their Lives—And James Does Too. 

James Rutenbeck Is A Two-Time Recipient Of The Alfred I. Dupont Columbia Journalism Award For His Work As Episodic Producer Of The Pbs Series Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? His Film Scenes From A Parish Aired On The Pbs Series Independent Lens In 2009. Rutenbeck Studied Filmmaking With Richard Leacock At The Massachusetts Institute Of Technology. 

After Antarctica:

Director: Tasha Van Zandt

Producers: Lisa Remington, Amanda Spain, Tasha Van Zandt, Sebastian Zack

Editor: Don Bernier

Cinematographers: Sebastian Zeck, Tasha Van Zandt 

There Is No End To The Hardship That Will Steger, His Five Fellow Explorers And Their Dog Teams Endure As They Race Against Time And Desperate Conditions To Complete The Trans-Antartica Expedition Of 1989/1990, All With The Goal Of Drawing Global Attention To Preserving The Continent. They Traversed 4,000 Miles Over Seven Months In Brutal Conditions, But Always Inspired By The Beauty Of Uninterrupted Nature And The Opportunity For Intense Soul Searching. No One Alive Has Seen More Of The Polar World Than Steger, Now 75 And Completing His Last Major Expedition Before Melting Ice Makes That Impossible. 

Tasha Van Zandt Is An Emmy-Nominated Filmmaker Who Has Traveled On Assignment Around The Globe Across All Seven Continents. Throughout The Year, Van Zandt Leads Expeditions Around The World For National Geographic In Places Such As Tanzania, Iceland, Australia And Japan. Van Zandt’s Previous Short Film, One Thousand Stories, Offers An Intimate Look Into The Creation Of The Renowned Artist Jr's First Interactive Mural Which Was Exhibited At The Sfmoma. For Her Film, The Gun Chronicles, Van Zandt Traveled Throughout The Country Documenting The Creation Of The Time Magazine “Guns In America” Cover Issue. 

GSW Gun Shot Wound:

Director: Jody Schiliro

Producers: Jenniphr Goodman, Jody Schiliro

Editor: Penny Trams 

Cinematographer: Erin Harvey

More Than 116,00 People Are Shot Every Year In The U.S. Many Of The Victims End Up In The Er Being Treated By A Trauma Surgeon. It’s Not Just Mass Shootings Either That Lead To The High Number Of Trauma Patients–Senseless Shootings Of Individuals Go On Every Day, Often Without The Public Outrage That Accompanies Mass Shootings. But Now Some Trauma Surgeons Are Doing More Than Patching People Up. They Are Doing Their Part To Speak Up And Help Stop The Violence. 

Jody Schiliro Has Several Films To Her Credit, Including The Obama Years: The Power Of Words; The President's Photographer; Seal Dog; Drowning New Orleans; And White House Revealed. 

No Ordinary Life:

Director: Heather O’neill

Producers: Heather O’neill, Rich Brooks

Editor: Neal Broffman

Cinematographer: Rich Brooks

In A Field Dominated By Men, Five Pioneering Camerawomen, Mary Rogers, Cynde Strand, Jane Evans, Maria Fleet And Margaret Moth Went To The Frontlines Of Wars, Disasters And Revolutions To Find The Truth. As Colorful As They Were Accomplished, They Made Their Mark By Capturing Some Of The Most Iconic Images From Tiananmen Square To The Arab Spring Uprising, But The World Doesn't Know It Was Women Behind The Camera. In The Midst Of Unfolding Chaos, The Pictures They Took Both Shocked And Informed The World. With Behind-The-Scenes Footage, Woven Together With Their Personal Stories And A Rich Archive, This Film Documents Their Extraordinary Story. 

Heather O’neill Is An Emmy And Peabody Award-Winning Journalist And Documentary Filmmaker. In 2015 She Produced And Directed A Shark Conservation Special With Philippe Cousteau Jr. For The Discovery Channel. With Cnn Presents She Directed And Produced More Than 20 Documentaries. For Over A Decade She Spearheaded Global Projects For Cnn, From Melting Glaciers In Greenland, To Conflicts Across The Middle East, To The Danger Journalists Face Covering The Drug Trade In Mexico. 

To Which We Belong:

Directors: Pamela Tanner Boll, Lindsay Richardson

Producers: Lindsay Richardson, Paula Kirk, Pamela Tanner Boll

Editor: Nancy C. Kennedy

Cinematographer: Jerry Risius

What If There Was A Solution To Climate Change? It’s Not Enough To Reduce Our Reliance On Fossil Fuels And Emissions. The Problem Isn’t Cows Or Agriculture, It’s How We Manage Those Resources. To Which We Belong Highlights Farmers And Ranchers Leaving Behind Conventional Practices That Are No Longer Profitable Or Sustainable. These Unsung Heroes Are Improving The Health Of Our Soil And Sea To Save Their Livelihoods — And Our Planet. 

Pamela Tanner Boll Is An Artist, Filmmaker, Writer And Activist. She Is The Founder And Ceo Of Mystic Artists Film Productions. She Is The Co-Executive Producer Of The Academy Award-Winning Documentary, Born Into Brothels. Pamela Directed And Produced Who Does She Think She Is And Also Directed A Small Good Thing, A Film That Asks The Question, How Can We Live In A Better Way. 

Truth Tellers:

Director: Richard Kane

Producers: Richard Kane, Melody Lewis-Kane

Editor: Richard Kane

Cinematographers: Richard Kane, Bob Elfstrom

Truth Tellers Chronicles The Lives Of Courageous Americans Fighting For Peace, Racial Equity, Environmental Justice And Indigenous Rights Through The Eyes Of Robert Shetterly, A Long-Time Activist And Artist. Shetterly Has Painted 255 Portraits Of Americans, Past And Present, Who Had The Moral Courage To Confront Issues Of Social, Environmental And Economic Justice. These Portraits Of “Americans Who Tell The Truth” Have Been Exhibited Throughout The United States For Almost Two Decades.The Film Explores These Timely Issues Stressing The Urgency Of Coming Together To Confront Them And Galvanizing Our Resolve To Uphold Our Country’s Founding Ideals. 

Richard Kane’s Work Is Focused On The Nexus Of Art And Contemporary American Life. Previous Films Include J. Fred Woell: An American Vision, I Know A Man ... Ashley Bryan, Imber’s Left Hand, Both Of Which Have Screened In Our Festival, And 15 Others, All Part Of The Maine Masters Collection, A New England Emmy-Nominated Series Of Portraits. With Partner Melody Lewis-Kane, Their Company, Kane-Lewis Productions, Has Worked For National Geographic, The Discovery Channel, The Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts And The White House Office Of Technology Policy, Among Many Others.

Virtual viewing is limited to the tri-state area of NY/NJ/CT from December 11 to 18. 


Film Tickets $15 Each

Opening Night 12/3 $25 

Tribute Film 12/5 $25 

Gala Pennebaker Award Program $50

In-Theater Festival Pass $250

Best Value, Includes Admission To All In Person Films, Both Opening Night & Tribute Films Plus Pennebaker Award Program.

Pick-Up Passes: From 12:00 Pm To 8:00pm Dec 3 To 5 Pick-Up Festival Pass At The Sag Harbor Cinema;  From Dec 6 To 10 Pick-Up Festival Pass At The Bay Street Theater

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Virtual Festival Value Pass $75

11 Films Screening Online From December 11 To 18

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