5 Top Picks for Day 4 of the Hamptons International Film Festival

The Hamptons International Film Festival carries on today, Sunday, in East Hampton, with more first looks at great films, and a Conversion With Bruce Dern.

1. Centerpiece Film Nebraska
Bruce Stern and Saturday Night Live alumnus Will Forte star in Nebraska, a film about a cantankerous father who drags his son across the heartland to claim a sweepstakes prize. The film is directed by Alexander Payne and written by Bob Nelson.

See Nebraska at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Guild Hall or catch it Monday at 2:15 p.m. at the East Hampton movie theater.

Bruce Dern and Will Forte in "Nebraska."
Bruce Dern and Will Forte in “Nebraska.” Photo credit: Paramount Vantage

2. A Conversation With Bruce Dern
HIFF’s popular “A Conversation With…” series continues today with an interview with Bruce Dern. Dern’s film credits include Alfred Hitchock’s Marnie, Robert Aldrich’s Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte, Silent Running, The King of Marvin Gardens, 1974’s The Great Gatsby and Coming Home. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in Coming Home, and more recentlyhe was lauded for his work on HBO’s Big Love.

After watching Dern in  Nebraska, see Dern speak at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor at 4 p.m.

Bruce Dern stars in "Nebraska," and he will be the subject of "A Conversation With..." Sunday at Bay Street Theatre.
Bruce Dern stars in “Nebraska,” and he will be the subject of “A Conversation With…” Sunday at Bay Street Theatre.

3. New York Women In Film and Television Showcase
HIFF partners with New York Women In Film and Television once again for the 10th annual showcase of shorts by female filmmakers. This year’s short films are Eva, One Last Hug…, Ben: In the Mind’s Eye, #SlutwalkNYC and Diner en Blanc.

Watch the showcase at 3:30 p.m. at East Hampton movie theater or Monday at 4:30 p.m. at the theater.

4. Walking With the Enemy
Oscar-winner Sir Ben Kingsley stars in Walking With the Enemy as a regent in Hungary during World War II forced to cede authority to German adversaries or watch his son die.  Jonas Armstrong plays a countryman who, after having his family ripped apart by the Nazis, infiltrates the Nazi regime. Directed by Mark Schmidt, the film is inspired by a true story.

See it at 5:15 p.m. at East Hampton movie theater or Monday at 5:45 p.m. in Southampton Village.

5. Her
Spike Jonze directs Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Wilde, Rooney Mara and Amy Adams in Her, about a man who falls for Samantha, an advanced operating system.

See Her at 6:30 p.m. at Guild Hall.

Be sure to always arrive at least 15 minutes early to a screening. Event admission require passes or tickets. Visit hamptonsfilmfest.org to check availability and purchase tickets, or visit a box office

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