Art Blog

Melissa Leo, who grew up spending summers in Springs with her father, Arnold Leo, plays a Mother Superior in "Novitiate."
Maggie Betts before the first screening of her film "Novitiate" at the Hamptons International Film Festival on FridayJackie Pape

Rob Reiner, who is one of the speakers at the Hamptons International Film Festival, on the set of "LBJ," which is screening in East Hampton Sunday
Woody Harrelson stars as Lyndon Baines Johnson (with Kim Allen as Jackie Kennedy) in Rob Reiner's new film "LBJ."

Patrick Stewart and his wife Sunny Ozell joined Emily Gordan and Kumail Nanjiani at the 10 Actors panel. Mr. Nanjiani and Ms. Gordan's love story was captured in his hit film "The Big Sick," which was released this summer. Jackie Pape
Patrick Stewart joined some of the emerging actors distinguished by Variety magazine, from left Daveed Diggs, Hong Chau, Danielle MacDonald, Mr. Stewart, Kumail Nanjani, Daniel Kaluuya, Kiersey Clemons, and Timothee Chalamet.Jackie Pape
Bob BalabanJackie Pape
Patrick Stewart joined Julie Andrews on the red carpet at the Suna residence before the reception.Durell Godfrey
The Baldwin family was out in full force to join the celebration, including Alec, Hilaria, and their children Carmen, Rafael, and Leonardo.
Kate MaraDurell Godfrey
Judith and Rudolph GiulianiDurell Godfrey
The festival's former chairman, Stuart Match Suna, the current co-chairman Randy Mastro, Julie Andrews, Patrick Stewart, Anne Chaisson, and David NugentDurell Godfrey
Mary Jane and Charlie Brock with Pat Swinney Kaufman at the Andrews receptionDurell Godfrey

A West Virginia coal miner is one of the subjects of "11/8/16."
The cast and crew of "The Misogynists" on Friday before the screeningDurell Godfrey
Jeff Deutchman, right, discussed "11/8/17" after the screening.Jennifer Landes
Gigi Graff, Dylan Baker, Jamie Block, and Onur Tukel answered questions after the screening of "The Misogynists."Jennifer Landes

Jennifer Garner Durell Godfrey
Carl Johnson, Orson Cummings, Joe Zucker (assistant coach for the Killer Bees), and Ben Cummings prior to "Killer Bees" screeningDurell Godfrey
David Nugent, the festival's artistic director, and Armie Hammer before the screening of "Call Me by Your Name" at Guild HallJackie Pape
Some of the stars of "Wanderland," from left, Tara Summer, Tate Ellington, and Dree HemingwayDurell Godfrey
The Conflict and Resolution panelists at their post-screening reception at Eileen Fisher in East HamptonJackie Pape
Bruce Weber examined a Cecil Beaton book at Bay Street Theater prior to the screening of "Love, Cecil" about the photographer.Durell Godfrey
Dan Rizzie and Susan Reimen consulted The Star's film festival guide while waiting in line for "Mountain."Durell Godfrey
Maggie Betts, the director of "Novitiate," which stars Melissa Leo, who spent much of her childhood in SpringsJackie Pape
The cast and crew of "The Misogynists," which had its world premiere on FridayDurell Godfrey
Amanda Knox, the director of the narrative film short "Night Call"Durell Godfrey

Alec and Hliaria Baldwin, Toby Perlman, Itzhak Perlman, Alison Chernick, and Randy Mastro were at the Hamptons International Film Festival for its opening night screening of Ms. Chernick's documentary "Itzhak." Jackie Pape
Randy Mastro and Alec Baldwin, the festival's co-chairmen, welcomed the audience to the opening night screening in dramatic fashion.Jennifer Landes
Stuart Match Suna, Judy Giuliani, who is a board member, and Rudy Giuliani on the red carpetJackie Pape
Itzhak Perlman and students from the Perlman Music Program on Shelter Island gave a mini-recital after the film.Jennifer Landes
Toni Ross and Judy Licht were two of the board members recognized during the opening remarks.Jennifer Landes
David Nugent, the festival's artistic director, and Anne Chaisson, the festival's executive director, recognized the contributions of their predecessors.Jennifer Landes
At the opening night party, Darius Yektai, Ben Cummings, Marisa Cangiolosi, and Orson Cummings celebrated the premiere of the Cummings brother's film "Killer Bees," about the Bridgehampton High School basketball team.Jackie Pape
Danny Lafuante, Peggy Stankevich, and Jessica Mackin Jackie Pape
Beth Swanstrom, Peter Johnston, and Laura HildrethJackie Pape
Ann Ciardullo, Keith Green, and Helen ClelandJackie Pape

"Meditation," at left in Edward Albee's loft, was one of two Milton Avery paintings in the Sotheby's sale of his collection on Tuesday. It sold for $3.7 million. Sotheby's

Colin Ambrose was the pit master for much of the evening, grilling up all manner of meat products for a hungry crowd. Photos by Durell Godfrey unless otherwise noted
The partnership's president, Nick Gazzolo, left, and Gavin Menu, the co-publisher and director of advertising for The Express, checked in guests at the party. Lori Hawkins
Margaret Garrett and Robby Stein
The crowd was as dense as the smoke from the grill.
Gordian Raacke, Gabrielle Raacke, and Edwina von Gal
Eric Fischl
Rive Weiner helped her dad, Jason Weiner, at the Almond restaurant table.
The flames flew high into the night.
Walter and Bina Bernard
Gene Casey

Those attending should expect lots of star power, serious cinematic achievement, and some surprises
Claire Foy and Andrew Garfield star in “Breathe,” to be shown at HIFF this year. Bleecker Street/Participant Media

Toby and Itzhak Perlman started the Perlman Music Program on Shelter Island.