Stars Were Out for Hamptons International Film Festival

Mark Ruffalo at HIFF
Mark Ruffalo at HIFF, Photo: Brendan J. O'Reilly

The stars were shining bright over the Hamptons this past weekend, as the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) came to town.

Featured in the popular “A Conversation with…” series, held at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, were director Joel Schumacher and actors Laura Dern, Patricia Clarkson, Mark Ruffalo and Hilary Swank.

Schumacher was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for directing, and Kiefer Sutherland, who made five films with Schumacher, was a surprise guest.

Dern was promoting her new film Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon, while Clarkson presented her latest film, Learning to Drive, and Ruffalo joined director Bennett Miller to screen Foxcatcher during the festival.

Also in attendance were Bob Balaban, Christie Brinkley, Richard Gere, Bruch Greenwood, Rudy Giuliani, Lola Kirke, Bill Murray, Kiefer Sutherland, Frank Whaley and many others. View photos from HIFF, including Hilary Swank, Mark Ruffalo and Laura Dern‘s “A Conversation With…” interviews, The Golden Starfish Awards and much more in our Photo Pages.

Also check out the Best of HIFF Instagram here!

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