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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.

"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