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HIFF Presents “To Kill A Mockingbird”

Alec Baldwin hosts screening at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

On Saturday February 25, 2017 Andrea Grover, the Executor Director of Guild Hall, introduced the evening’s screening of To Kill A Mockingbird, a 1963 Academy Award-winning film based on Harper Lee’s 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, starring Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch and Mary Badham as Scout was screened at Guild Hall in East Hampton as part of the long running HIFF Winter Classic series. The film nominated for eight Academy Awards is considered one of the best-ever made and won three Academy Awards including Best Actor for Gregory Peck.

Artistic Director of HIFF David Nugent, Executive DIrector of Guild Hall Andrea Grover, Executive DIrector of HIFF Anne Chaisson, Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin hosts screening at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

On Saturday February 25, 2017 Andrea Grover, the Executor Director of Guild Hall, introduced the evening’s screening of To Kill A Mockingbird, a 1963 Academy Award-winning film based on Harper Lee’s 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, starring Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch and Mary Badham as Scout was screened at Guild Hall in East Hampton as part of the long running HIFF Winter Classic series. The film nominated for eight Academy Awards is considered one of the best-ever made and won three Academy Awards including Best Actor for Gregory Peck.

To Kill a Mockingbird  has a screenplay by Horton Foote and marked the film debuts of Robert Duvall, William Windom, and Alice Ghostley. Guild Hall Board President & HIFF Co-Chairman Alec Baldwin with HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent held a discussion afterwards with the audience.

Photography: Barry Gordin

David Nugent, Alec Baldwin
Andrea Grover, Anne Chaisson
Brook Howard, DIrector of Marketing and Communications @ Guild Hall Barbara Jo Howard
Assistant Technical Director, John Drew Theater @ Guild Hall with IVY