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Bradley Cooper’s MAESTRO, closes the 31 Annual Hamptons International Film Festival.

October 13, 2023:  Closing Night at the 31st Hamptons International Film Festival was perfection The festival was honored to host Leonard Bernstein’s three children—Jamie, Alexander and Nina—in addition to producers Amy Durning and Fred Berner for screenings of MAESTRO, the closing film of the festival.

Producer Amy Durning, Jamie Bernstein, Alexander Bernstein, Nina Bernstein, and Producer Fred Berner.

Bradley Cooper’s MAESTRO, closes the 31 Annual Hamptons International Film Festival.

October 13, 2023:  Closing Night at the 31st Hamptons International Film Festival was perfection The festival was honored to host Leonard Bernstein’s three children—Jamie, Alexander and Nina—in addition to producers Amy Durning and Fred Berner for screenings of MAESTRO, the closing film of the festival.

HamptonsFilm Board Chair Randy Mastro, Jerry Della Femina and Judy Licht.

In MAESTRO, Academy Award® nominee Bradley Cooper takes up the complicated life of legendary conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein as both director and actor. Digging beyond Bernstein’s musical brilliance to tenderly chronicle his lifelong relationship with Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein played by Academy Award nominee® Carey Mulligan.

This towering, fearless love story is punctuated by a score of Bernstein’s own music, soulful imagery from Academy Award®-nominated cinematographer Matthew Libatique, and never-better performances from Cooper, Mulligan, and an all-star supporting cast.

A love letter to the passions that define us, MAESTRO is a layered, epic portrayal of family, creativity, and emotion. A Netflix release.

Photography: Barry Gordin
 

Jamie Bernstein, Alexander Bernstein and Nina Bernstein.
David Nugent (Artistic Director HIFF), Producer Amy Durning, Jamie Bernstein, Alexander Bernstein, Nina Bernstein, Producer Fred Berner and Anne Chaisson (Executive Director HIFF).
Producers Amy Durning and Fred Berner.
Devin Yadav and Tracy Mitchell (Executive Director Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center of the Arts).
Winners of the HIFF X Audi Contest at the HIFF31, sponsored by Audi.