Lionsgate and Lakeshore Entertainment with Bloomberg Pursuits hosted a screening of "American Pastoral" at Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan. Several of the film's stars, including Dakota Fanning, Uzo Aduba, and Ewan McGregor - who also directed the film - attended the screening, which also brought out Kristen Stewart, Emily Mortimer and Alessandro Nivola, Helena Christensen and many other notable names.
When Hamptons International Film Festivalgoers had a break in-between world class films, they stopped by a pop-up Art & Music Lounge, presented by Patron, at Monika Olko Gallery in Sag Harbor. Guests included "The Real Housewives of New York City" star Luann de Lesseps and fiancé Thomas D'Agostino, Jr.
This year's Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) brought out Mariska Hargitay (who served as a judge for the narrative competition) and Peter Hermann, Stranger Weather star Holly Hunter, Bleed for This actor Aaron Eckhart, 20th Century Women stars Elle Fanning and Lucas Jade Zumann and director Mike Mills, American Pastoral actress Dakota Fanning, Bunker77 Executive Producer and Career Achievement Award Honoree Edward Norton, The Ticket star Malin Akerman, Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent Executive Producer Anthony Bourdain, Wig Shop star Emily Mortimer, Davi's Way star Robert Davi, Loving director Jeff Nichols, Alec Baldwin - who welcomed the crowd at the Opening Night Screening at Guild Hall in East Hampton - and many more notable names.
Escola de Samba Boom, a 30-piece Percussion Ensemble, opened the 6th Annual Sag Harbor American Music Festival's complimentary concerts with a performance at the Long Wharf in Sag Harbor.
Traditional farm crafts, including blacksmithing and sheep shearing, were on display during Southampton Historical Museum's Harvest Fair, as part of Southampton SeptemberFest. Visitors could also meet a variety of Long Island Livestock Company animals and browse through antiques.
Southampton SeptemberFest - "a modern harvest of fun with music, dance, food, history, art and much more" - brought several exciting activities to the Village during the weekend long fall festival.
BOMB Magazine partnered with the Parrish Art Museum to present a reading at artist Toni Ross’s large-scale installation, Permanent Transience, on the grounds of Marders in Bridgehampton. Candace Bushnell, Bob Morris, Jacqueline Weld, and Greg Hedberg were among event speakers.
A collection of locally based big trucks made their way to the Children's Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton for the 2nd annual Big Truck Day. The event celebrated the assortment of vehicles "that keep the East End moving" - like a cement truck, tow truck, dump truck, emergency vehicles, pay loader, 18-wheeler cab, food trucks and more.
HarborFest brought Whaleboat races, live music, old fashioned children's games, raffles, local eateries and many more exciting happenings to Sag Harbor during the weekend long community event.
The Boardy Barn's raucous crowd was traded for philanthropic community members when Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation hosted its 7th Annual Benefit at The Boardy Barn in Hampton Bays.