The Southampton African American Museum will present Raise Your Voice, a four-day festival of films, jazz, and spoken word, beginning next Thursday at 6 p.m. with a screening of “Fruitvale Station” at the Southampton Arts Center.
A program of spoken word and jazz, including performances by Charles Certain and his Certain Moves Jazz Band and the Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist J. Ivy, will take place Friday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center.
Kabakovs on Film
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will present “Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Enter Here,” Amei Wallach’s acclaimed documentary about the two celebrated Russian émigré artists who now live on the North Fork, tomorrow at 6 p.m. Ms. Wallach and Ms. Kabakov will answer questions after the screening.
The Hamptons International Film Festival announced their annual awards Monday morning at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church.
The festival’s Audience Awards went to Stephen Frears’s “Philomena,” a drama starring Dame Judi Dench, and “Desert Runners,” Jennifer Steinman’s documentary about the 4 Deserts Race Series of 150-mile ultramarathons. Irene Taylor Brodsky’s “One Last Hug (…And a Few Smooches): Three Days at Grief Camp” won the Audience Award for Best Short.
Filmed in Bellport over a period of 18 days for $700,000, "The Maid's Room" has the look of an expensive Hollywood production. “We did everything we could to make a local film, but not a small film,” says Michael Walker, its director.