Eckhart, Hunter, and Norton to Speak at Hamptons Film Fest

Aaron Eckhart, right, plays a boxing trainer for Miles Teller's character in "Bleed for This." Mr. Eckhart will be interviewed at the festival.

The Hamptons International Film Festival announced on Thursday that Aaron Eckhart, Holly Hunter, and Edward Norton will take part in its "Conversation With" series at this year's festival.

Mr. Eckhart is known for his roles in Neil LaBute's films, among many others. He plays a boxing trainer in "Bleed for This," directed by Kevin Rooney, which will be screened at HIFF. His talk will take place on Oct. 7 at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

On Oct. 8, Ms. Hunter will be interviewed at the East Hampton Middle School. Her intense roles have included award-winning turns in "The Piano," and her latest film, Katherine Dieckmann's "Strange Weather," will be screened. Mr. Norton, who is being honored by the festival, will speak on Oct. 9 at the middle school.

The festival has also announced its jury members for this year. They include David Edelstein, Mariska Hargitay, John Krokidas, Alexis Alexanian, Jason Janego, and Julie Goldstein. HIFF's relationship with the New York Film Critics Circle continues, with members serving as mentors, panelists, and jurors at various events.

The festival will be held from Oct. 6 to Oct. 10. Individual tickets are available for purchase beginning Monday at the festival website, or at Obligato in East Hampton and the Southampton Arts Center on Job's Lane. Passes and ticket packages are on sale now on the website.