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"Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool" Star Annette Bening To Take Part In Hamptons International Film Festival's "A Conversation With..."

Nicole Barylski

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool stars Annette Bening and Jamie Bell. (Courtesy Photo)

Four-time Academy® Award-nominee, two-time Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Annette Bening will discuss her prestigious career during Hamptons International Film Festival's signature "A Conversation With..." program on Sunday, October 8. Taking place at East Hampton Middle School, HIFF Board Member and actor Bob Balaban will moderate the intimate talk that begins at 7:30 p.m.

Bening will also support her film, Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool, which will serve as a HIFF Spotlight. The Paul McGuigan film, which also stars Jamie Bell, will screen on Sunday, October 8 and Monday, October 9 at Guild Hall in East Hampton. Sony Pictures Classics will release the film on December 15.

"We are delighted to have one of the industry's most formidable and talented actresses, Annette Bening, join us this year to converse about her body of work and new film Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool," said Hamptons International Film Festival Executive Director Anne Chaisson. "She is one of the most talented actresses of our generation and a perfect addition to our 25th anniversary."

The distinguished actress' 25 year career includes noteworthy roles in Rob Reiner's The American President, opposite Michael Douglas; Sam Mendes' American Beauty, starring Kevin Spacey; István Szabó's Being Julia; Lisa Cholodenko's The Kids Are All Right, opposite Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo; Mike Mills' 20th Century Women - a 2016 HIFF feature - opposite Greta Gerwig and Elle Fanning; and Warren Beatty's Rules Don't Apply.

She can also be seen Michael Mayer's upcoming adaptation of Anton Chekhov's play The Seagull opposite Saoirse Ronan, as well as Dan Fogelman's drama Life, Itself with Olivia Wilde, Oscar Isaac, Samuel L. Jackson and Antonio Banderas, and Christoph Waltz's directorial debut Georgetown, opposite Waltz and Vanessa Redgrave.

Patrick Stewart, who is being honored with the Variety Creative Impact in Acting Award, and LBJ director Rob Reiner will also take part in "A Conversation With...".

The 25th annual Hamptons International Film Festival will be held Thursday, October 5 through Monday, October 9. Founders Passes are currently available for purchase.

For more information, visit hamptonsfilmfest.org.

Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski

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