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Dane DeHaan star of the opening night film "Kill Your Darlings" posed at the red carpet outside Guild Hall on Thursday night. Morgan McGivern, photos
John Krokidas, left, the director of "Kill Your Darlings" with David Nugent, the artistic director of the film festival.
Steven Bernstein, the writer and director of Decoding Annie Parker with Carolyn Rodney, center, and Anne Chaisson Executive Director of film festival, seen here at the VIP reception held at C/O the Maidstone on Thursday night.
Vicki and Stuart Match Suna and Jean McGivern at the Opening Night Party at East Hampton Point on Thursday night.
Stuart Match Suna, the board chairman of the film festival, at c/o the Maidstone with Judith Giuliani, a board member, and Steven Bernstein, and Carolyn Rodney.
Wendy Dent, the Australian director of the short film "Merry Christmas" on the red carpet on Thursday.
The crowd at c/o the Maidstone on Thursday evening.

Eric Steel, who spends his downtime in Amagansett, has a documentary in this year's film festival. Morgan McGivern
Although the documentary focuses on a woman who made fly fishing lures, there is very little actual fishing in the film.

Michael Walker is the director of "The Maid's Room" to be shown at the film festival on Saturday and Monday.
Paula Garces, left, who plays Drina, and Annabella Sciorra, her employer Mrs. Crawford, in a scene from "The Maid's Room."

Jack Huston, left, as Jack Kerouac in "Kill Your Darlings" with Elizabeth Olsen, returns to the Hamptons International Film Festival as one of Variety magazine's "10 Actors to Watch."

Will Forte, Bruce Dern, and Stacy Keach in a scene from “Nebraska,” Alexander Payne’s latest movie set in his home state. It is a Centerpiece Film in the Hamptons International Film Festival.

Will Brill, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, and John Magaro joined Steven Van Zandt and David Chase on stage after the screening of "Not Fade Away" at Guild Hall. Jennifer Landes
Gere Talk at Guild Hall
Alec and Hilaria Baldwin with Richard Gere before the talk at Guild Hall on Saturday. Morgan McGivern
Alexa and Greg Ammon at the premiere of "59 Middle Lane" on Friday. Carrie Ann Salvi