Hilary Swank, the two-time Academy Award winner for Best Actress, was honored Sunday at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
Montblanc North America CEO Mike Giannattasio presented Swank with the Variety Creative Impact in Acting Award and the film festival celebrated Swank’s career by including her in the popular “A Conversation With…” series.
Variety executive editor Steven Gaydos interviewed Swank at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. Beforehand, Swank joined Variety for the 10 Actors to Watch brunch at c/o the Maidstone in East Hampton.
Swank joined the Hamptons International Film Festival for the East Coast premiere of The Homesman, directed by Tommy Lee Jones, at Guild Hall. She co-stars with Jones in this film set on the American frontier.