The 2018 Hamptons International Film Festival
) will culminate with the East Coast Premiere of Boy Erased
Based on Garrard Conley's memoir, the film explores the life of Jared, the son of a small-town Baptist pastor, whose parents attempt to send him to a "healing refuge" to fix his "homosexual" disease. Directed by Joel Edgerton, Boy Erased
stars Academy AwardŽ-nominated actor Lucas Hedges, Academy AwardŽ-winning actors Nicole Kidman
and Russell Crowe, and Edgerton.
"We are thrilled that Boy Erased
is our closing film," noted Anne Chaisson
, Executive Director of the Hamptons International Film Festival. "Garrard Conley's best-selling, autobiographical novel reveals the necessity of getting rid of programs whose mission is to change the identity of its subjects. Made with a stellar, acclaimed cast, the film is a great representation of book to film adaptations."
HIFF's Closing Night film, which previously screened at the 2018 Telluride Film Festival and the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival
, can be seen on Monday, October 8, and Conley will be in attendance.
The Festival has also revealed that this year's "Breakthrough Artists" will include Kayli Carter (Private Life
), Cory Michael Smith
), and Amandla Stenberg (The Hate U Give
), who will also be attending the Festival. Previous honorees include Emily Blunt
, Brie Larson
, Adam Driver
, Jessica Chastain
, Mahershala Ali, Riz Ahmed, Alicia Vikander
, Lupita Nyong'o
, Emma Stone
, Elisabeth Moss
, Rooney Mara
, Oscar Isaac
, and more.
"We are delighted to continue our tradition of recognizing 'Breakthrough Artists,' with three remarkable actors with burgeoning talent," Chaisson added.
The 26th annual Hamptons International Film Festival will take place Thursday, October 4 through Monday, October 8.
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
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