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Hamptons International Film Festival Day 2 highlights include 'Mandela' and more

Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela and Naomie Harris

Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela and Naomie Harris as Winnie Mandela star in "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," directed by Justin Chadwick. In theaters Nov. 29. Photo Credit: The Weinstein Co.

Friday is the festival’s traditional quiet day, at least in terms of celebrity appearances and panel discussions. The screening schedule, however, is packed as always. Here are a few highlights:

"CAPITAL," 1 p.m. at UA East Hampton. The latest from political filmmaker Costa-Gavras is a thriller set in the world of international banking.

"TIM’S VERMEER," 4 p.m. at UA East Hampton. Teller, of Penn and Teller, directed this documentary about a man who goes to extraordinary to lengths to discover how Vermeer painted his works.

"MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM," 4:30 p.m. at Guild Hall. Idris Elba plays the South African revolutionary and President Nelson Mandela.

"THE INVISIBLE WOMAN," 8:30 p.m. at Guild Hall. Director Ralph Fiennes is scheduled to host a screening of his film about Charles Dickens’ affair with a younger woman.


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