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Nancy Buirski and Jeff Nichols joined David Nugent, right, on the stage after the screening. Jennifer Landes
The extended HIFF group of board members and family members gathered with Jeff Nichols and Nancy Buirski, fourth and third from the right, before the "Loving" screening.Morgan McGivern
Mark Rabinowitz gave Mr. Nichols the Victor Rabinowitz and Joanne Grant Award for Social Justice.Jennifer Landes

David Nugent, film festival artistic director Khanh Xiu Tran

Tim Kaine, at left with Hillary Clinton, and Mike Pence, with Donald Trump, will discuss their running mates' positions tonight at 9.

Jamal Joseph, second from right, stopped by the Eastville Community Historical Society on Sunday before the screening of his film. Joining him, from left, were Joyce Joseph, a co-founder of IMPACT, Khadim Diop, and Susan Penzner. Durell Godfrey photos
Mr. Joseph, left, discussed the film after the screening with Cheryl Hill, the producer, and Khadim Diop, who stars in it.
Reynold Ruffins, Vivian Wallace, Murial Cunningham, Elinor Fendall, and Michael Butler met up before the screening in Bay Street's lobby.
Susan Penzner and April Gornik

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

Jeff Nichols's "Loving" explores a landmark Supreme Court case that overturned laws against interracial marriage.

Edward Norton, right, in "Birdman" with Michael Keaton

Jean Lindgren Durell Godfrey photos
Mike Bloomberg and Diana Taylor
Robyn Burdette
Stewart Lane and Bonnie Comley
Molly Brennan
James Lipton
Durell Godfrey, the author and photographerSally Gelling

An untitled sculpture by Bill King Durell Godfrey photos
Abby Abrams with her creation
The piece by Lawrence Randolph
Rocco Liccardi
Reynold Ruffins
David Slater

Toni Ross, right, stood with Andrea Grover, the curator of the Parrish Art Museum's 'Road Show' series, and Charlie Marder on Saturday at the opening of her exhibiton. Morgan McGivern