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Ralph Fiennes discussed his film "The Invisible Woman" and what attracted him to the story and taking on the character of Charles Dickens at Guild Hall on Friday night. Jennifer Landes
A scene from "Invisible Woman" with Ralph Fiennes and Felicity Jones.

Timothy Hutton and David Duchovny outside the East Hampton theater before the screening of "Louder than Words." Morgan McGivern
David Nugent, artistic director of the festival, and Ralph Fiennes before the screening of "The Invisible Woman," in which Mr. Fiennes plays Charles Dickens as well as directs.Morgan McGivern
The scene at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation reception on Friday at c/o the Maidstone after the screening and panel for "Decoding Annie Parker," the recipient of the foundation's feature film prize of $25,000.Carissa Katz
The producers of "Decoding Annie Parker," a film about a researcher working early on to find a link between DNA and cancer. From left: Sydney Powell, Carolyn rodney, and Bridgette Hoff.Morgan McGivern
Stephane Gilmore and Ava Warblick at c/o the Maidstone on Friday to promote their film "Stephanie in the Water," about the Australian pro surfer, to be screened in Montauk on Saturday at 5 p.m.Morgan McGivern
On the red carpet for "Louder than Words," from left, Timothy Hutton, Hope Davis, Olivia Steele Falconer, and David Duchovny.Morgan McGivern
Christie Brinkley, a loyal attendee of the festival, dodges crowds through a side door to the East Hampton theater on Friday.Morgan McGivern
Cassandra Seidenfeld had a little fun outside of Guild Hall on Friday.Morgan McGivern
The well dressed woman has a phone case to match. Tracey Toomey McQuade called her husband on Friday afternoon at c/o the Maidstone.Morgan McGivern
The scene at the Wolffer party on Friday, always a popular event at the festival.Morgan McGivern

Gabriel Byrne and Liya Kebede are two of the stars of Costa-Gavras's film "Capital."

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