The Hamptons International Film Festival was back in town this weekend. The festival opened with a screening of The Kindergarten Teacher, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and directed by Sara Colangelo, on Thursday, October 4. Alec Baldwin presented Alan Alda with the Dick Cavett Award on Thursday at a ceremony held at The Baker House in East Hampton.
A screening of The Public was held on Friday in East Hampton with director Emilio Estevez. On Saturday, more screenings took place including First Man. Director Damien Chazelle, actress Olivia Hamilton, and writer and executive producer Josh Singer were among those in attendance. The film To Dust screened and actor Matthew Broderick and producer Alessandro Nivola were on hand to support the film. The Last Race, a documentary on the Riverhead Raceway also played. Director Michael Dweck and co-executive producer Cecilia Luppi were at the screening.
The festival closed on Monday with an awards ceremony as well as a screening of the closing night film, Boy Erased.