THE EVENT Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film FestivalTHE DEAL The 10th annual edition of the festival, which begins Thursday, features a wide range of recent films that you may have missed, including “High School 9-1-1,” about a Connecticut town whose only ambulance service is run by teenagers; “The Rape of Recy Taylor,” a salute to a black rape survivor who in 1944 dared to publicly accuse six white men of the crime; and Susan Froemke’s “The Opera House,” a deep dive into 133 years of New York’s Metropolitan Opera. Many screenings feature Q&A sessions with the filmmakers.INFO Though Dec. 4 at the Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay St., Sag Harbor. Tickets are $15; passes are $150; 631-237-8055,

The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors.  NAACP members vote to select NAACP Image Awards winners from nominees in television, music literature, and film.


Outstanding Documentary (Film)

“I Called Him Morgan” (Submarine Deluxe/Filmrise)
“STEP” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
“Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities” (Firelight Films)
“The Rape of Recy Taylor” (Augusta Films)
“Whose Streets?” (Magnolia Pictures)


Listen to a stunning interview with "The Rape of Recy Taylor" director Nancy Buirski with Stan West, a roving culture reporter for 1490 AM.From the director of of the highly-acclaimed "The Loving Story" comes another dramatic tale of racial conflict. In 1944, six young White men raped 24-year-old mother Recy Taylor in Alabama. Rather than stay silent, Taylor spoke up against her attackers. With the help of the NAACP and chief investigator Rosa Parks, Taylor waged a battle for justice that is powerfully brought to life through archival footage....

The Museum of Modern ArtEvery year there are films that resonate far beyond a theatrical release—if they manage to find their way to a commercial screen at all—or film festival appearance. Their significance can be attributed to a variety of factors, from structure to subject matter to language, but these films are united in their lasting impact on the cinematic art form. For this annual series, the Department of Film combs through major studio releases and the top film festivals in the world, selecting influential, innovative films made in the past 12 months that we believe will stand the test of time. Whether bound for awards glory or destined to become a cult classic, each of these films is a contender for lasting historical significance, and any true cinephile will want to catch them on the big screen.Organized by the Department of Film....