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Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson, and Janelle Monae, left to right, star in "Hidden Figures," which was nominated for best picture and best supporting actress for Ms. Spencer. Hopper Stone
Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in a scene from "La La Land," which was nominated for 14 Oscars and screened at October's Hamptons film festival.
Viggo Mortensen, left, was nominated for best actor for his role in "Captain Fantastic," which was co-produced by Jamie Patricof.

"The Piano" will be the first of many screenings to celebrate the Hamptons International Film Festival's 25th anniversary.

The Hendrickson and Schellinger families have owned this Dominy clock for more than two centuries. Sotheby's

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star in "La La Land," one of the featured films at this year's Hampton International Film Festival and a big winner at this year's Golden Globes.
Sarah Jessica Parker in March at the Guild Hall Academy of the Arts dinnerJennifer Landes
Liev Schreiber, who was nominated for "Ray Donovan," and John Slattery at the 2015 Hamptons International Film FestivalJennifer Landes

Colson Whitehead and his award-winning novel Madeline Whitehead

“Glory” was chosen as the best film in this year’s Hamptons International Film Festival narrative category. The film’s star, Margita Gosheva, second from right, stood with some of this year’s judges, from left, John Krokidas, Julie Goldstein, and David Edelstein. Morgan McGivern
"Black Swell," a narrative short by Jake Honig, right, that was shot in Montauk, won the Suffolk County Next Exposure Film Grant award. He was on the red carpet with David Rysdal.Morgan McGivern
Monday morning's awards announcement was preceded by an awards dinner honoring Edward Norton Sunday night at the Topping Rose restaurant in Bridgehampton. Mr. Norton, right, had fun with Takuji Masuda before the screening of their film, "Bunker77."Morgan McGivern
Topping Rose before the dinnerChelsea Audibert
Mariska Hargitay with Peter Herman before Sunday night's dinnerChelsea Audibert
Nicole Delma and Jesse Spooner Chelsea Audibert
Judith GiulianiChelsea Audibert
Nicole MillerChelsea Audibert

Todd Wider, at left, with Jedd Wider and Lori Singer discussed their film "God Knows Where I Am" following Friday's screening. Christine Sampson
A scene from the film

Aaron Eckhart took a stroll on the c/o the Maidstone grounds on Friday. Chelsea Audibert
Takuji Masuda with his son Ryji before screening of his movie "Bunker77" at Guild Hall.Morgan McGivern
Edward Norton, who is receiving a career achievement award from the festival on Sunday night, is a producer of Mr. Masuda's film.Morgan McGivern
The crew of "Disturbing the Peace," which won the Brizzolara Family Foundation Award this year, got together at c/o the Maidstone on Friday.Chelsea Audibert
Mariska Hargitay, who is one of the festival's competition judges this year, was at Nick & Toni's restaurant in East Hampton on Saturday.Morgan McGivern
Some of Variety's 10 Actors to Watch assembled for a talk and brunch at Nick & Toni's on Saturday. Flanked by David Nugent and Anne Chaisson, they are, from left, Mahershala Ali, Aja Naomi King, Kara Hayward, and Riz Ahmed.Morgan McGivern
Lydia Tenaglia and Anthony Bourdain before her film "Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent"Chelsea Audibert
Anne Chaisson, Katherine Dieckmann, and Holly Hunter on Friday night in SouthamptonJennifer Landes
Riz Ahmed with Ilona Gedutiene, a Lithuanian journalist at Nick & Toni's
Reuben Atlas, the director of "Sour Grapes," a film to which Jay McInerney was a contributor

Holly Hunter posed for photographs before her talk on Saturday at the East Hampton Middle School auditorium. Morgan McGivern
Holly Hunter and Kim Coates in "Strange Weather"
Thelma Adams and Holly HunterJennifer Landes
Anne Chaisson, the HIFF executive director, joined Katherine Dieckmann and Holly Hunter after the screening of "Strange Weather" in Southampton.Jennifer Landes

Sophie Linnenbaum, left, the director of "[Out of Fr]ame," and Tara Mercedes Wood, the director of "Things Used to Be Hidden," attended the screening of "Tilt and Shift" short films on Friday. Christine Sampson