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Alan Alda at last year's Hamptons International Film Festival, where received the Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award for his lifelong contributions to the film industry. Lisa Tamburini

As of Wednesday afternoon, bids for two V.I.P. tickets to "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" were up to $2,550.

Kayli Carter, whose film "Private Life" was shown at the festival this year, camped it up before participating in the Breakthrough Artists Panel at Rowdy Hall on Saturday. Durell Godfrey
The crew of "First Man" posed on the red carpet before the screening with David Nugent, left. They included, from left, Linus Sandgren, Josh Singer, Justin Hurwitz, Damien Chazelle, and Olivia Hamilton.Durell Godfrey
Rory Kennedy and Stuart Suna at the Chairman's Reception at Mr. Suna's house in East HamptonDurrell Godfrey
Alec and Hilaria Baldwin with three of their four children at the Chairman's ReceptionDurell Godfrey
Anne Chaisson and Emilio Estevez at the Chairman's ReceptionDurell Godfrey
This year's Breakthrough Artists were, from left, Kayli Carter, Amandla Stenberg, and Cory Michael Smith. They were captured outside Rowdy Hall before their panel on Saturday morning.Durell Godfrey

Alec Baldwin conducted an interview of Maggie Gyllenhaal in Friday afternoon's conversation at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. Lisa Tamburini
VR, anyone? The Mulford Farm hosted viewings of "The Hidden," a virtual reality thriller, today and will continue throughout the weekend.Mark Segal
David Nugent and Emilio Estevez before Mr. Estevez's film "The Public" in East HamptonDurrell Godfrey
Alexis Bloom, left, spoke about the experience of making her film "Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes" on Friday afternoon. The film is in competition in the feature documentary category.Jennifer Landes
The afternoon line at Guild HallDurell Godfrey
Two of the participants in "Our Bodies, Our Voices": Cait Cortelyou and Sontenish Myers share a laugh over a cell phone.

Carissa Waechter's Carissa's Breads, on Newtown Lane in the parking lot behind the Drawing Room gallery, has sandwiches and other grab-and-go options. Durell Godfrey
Although pricier than its predecessor, Sag Pizza is developing a loyal following in the site that was once Conca D'Oro on Main Street in Sag Harbor.Laura Donnelly

Anne Chaisson, Melissa Silverstein, Cait Cortelyou, Sontenish Myers, and Nancy Schwartzman before the talk Durell Godfrey
Sharing a cell phone momentDurell Godfrey

Maggie Gyllenhaal plays a creatively frustrated teacher who becomes fixated on the prodigious talent of one her students (Parker Sevak, at left) in "The Kindergarten Teacher." Netflix
Peter Sarsgaard, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Sara Colangelo on the red carpetLisa Tamburini
A HIFF "family photo" with David Nugent, Randy Mastro, Toni Ross, Hilaria Baldwin, Alec Baldwin, Anne Chaisson, and Stuart SunaLisa Tamburini
Alan Alda received the Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award prior to the screening.Lisa Tamburini
Anne Chaisson, David Nugent, Sara Colangelo, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Parker Sevak before the filmJennifer Landes

A scene from "The Hate U Give"
Amagansett's Alec Baldwin, who is a co-chairman of the festival, is one of the stars of "The Public."

Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges in a scene from "Ben Is Back," directed by Peter Hedges.

Alan Alda, who stood with David Nugent, left, at the 2015 festival, will receive this year's Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award. Morgan McGivern
A scene from "Roll Red Roll"
"A Murder in Mansfield"