While the New York Film Festival is still going strong in the Big Apple, another stellar film festival is happening outside of the hustle and bustle of the city, offering a screening platform just as powerful as NYFF to other under the radar industry heavy hitters and smaller, up-and-coming indie films. Indiewire is calling the Hamptons International Film Festival, now celebrating its 25th year, the Oscar Season's secret weapon and we can't agree more. Learn more about Indiewire's breakdown of the value of this amazing festival here, and if you are lucky enough to find yourself in the Hamptons over the weekend, check out the festival's full program, which kicked off this week!
A slew of Oscar winners have premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival over the years, including "Slumdog Millionaire," "The King's Speech" and "Crash." With this year's edition launching on Thursday, IndieWire took a look at the films screening at the event that stand the best chance at entering this year's awards race. Read more on IndieWire.com