COURTESY PHOTO | Filmmaker Kamala Lopez on location during filming of “Equal Means Equal,” which will be screened at the Shelter Island Library’s Friday Night Dialogues series on October 21.
ON WOMEN’S RIGHTS
“Equal Means Equal” is a new film about how women are discriminated against in the United States today. Exploring how discriminatory attitudes affect women, director Kamala Lopez uses real-life stories and precedent-setting legal cases to uncover how outdated attitudes inform and influence issues such as workplace harassment, domestic violence, rape, and the foster care system. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Author Andrew Scott Cooper speaks at Shelter Island Library on October 14, 2016.
FRIDAY NIGHT DIALOGUES
Andrew Scott Cooper, a historian and commentator on U.S./Iran relations, global energy markets, and geopolitical risk, will discuss his latest book “The Fall of Heaven: The Pahlavis and the Last Days of Imperial Iran,” at the next installment of Friday Night Dialogues at the Shelter Island Library. Mr. Cooper’s book is a sweeping account of the rise and fall of Iran’s glamorous Pahlavi Dynasty and a gripping play-by-play of the events leading to the 1979 Iranian revolution. (more…)
The official 2016 Hamptons International Film Festival poster featuring ‘Ship of Fools,’ a painting by artist John Alexander.
HAMPTONS FILM FEST
The first hint of fall is in the air, and for film lovers that means just one thing — the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) is gearing up for another run on the East End over Columbus Day Weekend.
The 24th edition of the HIFF runs from October 6 to 10 and includes 68 features and 58 shorts — representing the work of filmmakers from 32 countries — that will be screened at venues in East Hampton, Sag Harbor and Southampton. In addition to the movies, HIFF also hosts panel discussions and parties.
For full schedule, film descriptions and ticket packages and passes visit hamptonsfilmfest.org. (more…)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6
Book in the Woods, “Forest Bright, Forest Night” by Jennifer Ward. Mashomack Preserve. (631) 749-1001.
Tintype exhibit, Shelter Island Historical Society, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ends October 8.
Board games, pop by the children’s room to play with friends. 2:30 p.m., library. (more…)
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Animal Control Officer Beau Payne told hunters Tuesday night the town Deer & Tick Committee is open to suggestions to increase the cull.
Shelter Island hunters offered several suggestions to increase the number of deer culled from the herd at a special Deer & Tick Committee meeting Tuesday night. (more…)