Skip to main content

Sunday Another Fun Day at Hamptons Film Fest

Sun, 10/13/2019 - 23:58
Noah Baumbach and Alec Baldwin at the Netflix reception prior to Sunday night's screening of Mr. Baumbach's film "Marriage Story."
Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Hamptons International Film Festival

There was plenty to see and do as the Hamptons International Film Festival began to wind down on Sunday. The day started with a talk at Rowdy Hall between some of the filmmakers whose movies are in competition this year. There was an early screening of "Clemancy" at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. The film stars Alfre Woodard, who participated in a conversation on Saturday. In the afternoon, a talk became a podcast as Alec Baldwin interviewed the filmmakers of "For Sama," a Conflict and Resolution selection in this year's festival,  for his "Here's the Thing" podcast and radio show.

Todd Lieberman, a producer, and Tom Harper, the director, of "The Aeronauts" with Anne Chaisson, the executive director of the festival
David E. Rattray

The screenings also continued with festival circuit favorites "The Aeronauts" by Tom Harper, "Portrait of a Lady on Fire" by Celine Sciamma, "Marriage Story" by Noah Baumbach,  "The Two Popes" by Fernando Meirelles, "A Hidden Life" by Terrence Malick,  "Jojo Rabbit" by Taika Waititi, and more. "Conscience Point," a film about the Shinnecock Indian Nation by Treva Wurmfeld, had its world premiere at Bay Street during the afternoon.

Patrons also enjoyed the last day of the virtual reality films "To the Moon" and "Traveling While Black" at the East Hampton Library, which is closed for the holiday tomorrow.

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman with Sandra Wurmfeld, the director of "Conscience Point" at Bay Street Theater
David E. Rattray


The participants in the Meet the Competition Filmmakers talk at Rowdy Hall on Sunday morning
Doug Kuntz


Fern Mallis and Mae Mougin at the Views from Long Island showcase at the East Hampton Cinema on Sunday
Durell Godfrey


Randy Mastro, Noah Baumbach, and David Nugent at the "Marriage Story" screening at Guild Hall
Doug Kuntz


Your support for The East Hampton Star helps us deliver the news, arts, and community information you need. Whether you are an online subscriber, get the paper in the mail, delivered to your door in Manhattan, or are just passing through, every reader counts. We value you for being part of The Star family.

Your subscription to The Star does more than get you great arts, news, sports, and outdoors stories. It makes everything we do possible.