Hamptons Film Festival and Variety Present 10 Actors to Watch: Breakthrough Performers of 2012

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Now in it’s 11th year, the Breakthrough Performers of 2012 list honors the work of exciting young actors and presents their brilliant performances in films highlighted throughout the Festival. For our 20th Anniversary year, the Festival is excited to partner with Variety (@Variety) who is traveling to the Hamptons International Film Festival, where those on this prestigious list will take part in a number of activities, seminars and social events over the five-day festival. Several of this year’s awards winners are also starring in films appearing at the 2012 Hamptons International Film Festival. Without further adieu, the 2012 Hamptons International Film Festival 10 To Watch Breakthrough Performers are:

Adam Driver

Domhnall Gleeson

Bella Heathcote

Dree Hemingway (@dreelovechild)

Boyd Holbrook

Elyas M’Barek (@Elyas_MBarek)

Scoot McNairy

Nate Parker (@NateParker)

Imogen Poots

Alicia Vikander

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Don't Miss This: Films on the Haywall's Final Three Screenings

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The Hamptons International Film Festival, in partnership with Silas Marder Gallery, has been delighted to bring you the Films on the Haywall series. We hope you’ve had a chance to bring family and friends to enjoy the outdoor showings. For those you who haven’t, don’t miss the series’ final three screenings, Friday’s at 9:00pm through Labor Day. Pack up that lawnchair or picnic blanket and we’ll see you at the movies!


Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall & Danny Lloyd


Director: Philippe de Broca’s
Starring: Alan Bates, Genevieve Bujold & Pierre Brasseur


Director: John Frankenheimer
Starring: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey & Janet Leigh

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