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The scene during the installation Durell Godfrey
Ned Smyth and his "Male Torso"Durell Godfrey

Colson Whitehead Madeline Whitehead

In a cozy side room at c/o the Maidstone in East Hampton, Michael Sladek, left, conferred with Jamal Joseph, who served as a HIFF mentor in 2014. David Nugent

April Gornik, Eric Fischl, Michele and Marty Cohen, and Edwina von Gal stopped for photos before dinner. Barry Gordin Photos
Clifford Ross and Blythe DannerBarry Gordin
Hilaria and Alec Baldwin with Susan Stroman, the award recipient for performing artsBarry Gordin
This year's artists in residence at Guild House, from left, Walter Price, Tanya Gabrielian, Lydia Hicks, Judson Merrill, and Lucia Davis.Barry Gordin
Andrea Grover and Carlos LamaBarry Gordin
Michael and Cheryl Minikes, Philip Schultz, and Edwina von Gal were all honorees at the dinner.Barry Gordin

The happy family of "The Boss Baby" DreamWorks Animation

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.

Frederic Tuten, seated, moments before he joined Iris Smyles and Patricia Marx in a rendition of the "Thriller" dance at an East magazine authors reading at Malia Mills in East Hampton on Valentine's Day.
Malia Mills in East Hampton, a women's swimwear and clothing shop, became a pop-up gallery and space for literary readings for the winter months.
Iris Smyles read two poems, "Bitter Suite" and "The Chocolate Covered Prince," from a new book of poetry and cartoons that she is completing called "Single Life."
Patricia Marx read her short story "Audio Tour," which appeared first in The New Yorker's "Shouts and Murmurs."
Frederic Tuten read "Self Portrait With Circus" from his most recent book of inter-related short stories, "Self Portraits: Fictions."
Taylor Rose Berry of Harbor Books of Sag Harbor
A pre-reading strategy session with Frederic Tuten, Patricia Marx, and Iris Smyles
David Rattray, editor of The East Hampton Star and publisher of East magazine

"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