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Hamptons International Film Festival sets interviews with Holly Hunter, more stars

Holly Hunter attends a premiere on March 20,

Holly Hunter attends a premiere on March 20, 2016, in New York City. She will give a talk on her movie "Strange Weather" at the 2016 Hamptons International Film Festival. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Mike Coppola

Aaron Eckhart, Edward Norton and Holly Hunter will sit for live interviews at next month’s Hamptons International Film Festival.

The three actors will comprise the festival’s popular “A Conversation With . . . ” series. Although that series has traditionally taken place at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater, this year’s venues will be in East Hampton.

Each actor is representing a film at the festival. Eckhart plays boxing trainer Kevin Rooney in “Bleed for This,” a biopic about the boxer Vinny Pazienza (Miles Teller), who overcame a near-fatal car accident and stepped back into the ring. Hunter stars in “Strange Weather,” Katherine Dieckmann’s drama about a woman traveling the Deep South to settle a score. That film is the festival’s opening night film in Southampton. Norton, previously announced as the recipient of the festival’s career achievement award this year, is a producer of “Bunker 77,” a documentary about the enigmatic and troubled surfer Bunker Spreckels.

The Hamptons International Film Festival runs Oct. 6-10 at venues around the East End.

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