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Edward Norton to Receive Career Award at 2016 Hamptons Film Festival

Edward Norton will receive the career achievement award at the 2016 Hamptons International Film Festival, which has also set the slate for its narrative, documentary and short film competitions.

Actor-producer-director Norton takes the career prize for a list of credits that includes “Birdman,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “Fight Club,” “The 25th Hour” and “American History X,” and will next be seen in “Collateral Beauty” alongside Will Smith and Kate Winslet, among others. He’s also the founder of CrowdRise, a philantrhropic crowdfunding site that has raised more than $500 million for some 30,000 nonprofits and charities.

Prior recipients of the Hamptons festival’s career award have included Vanessa Redgrave, Ted Hope, James Schamus, Gena Rowlands and Stanley Tucci. Norton will receive his award at an Oct. 9 during this year’s festival, which runs Oct. 6-10.

The full list of competition titles follows.

NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION FILMS

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THE DAUGHTER (Australia)

Director: Simon Stone

DIVINES (France/Qatar)

Director: Houda Benyamina

GLORY (Bulgaria/Greece)

Directors: Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov

LATE SUMMER (Norway/France)

Director: Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken

THE LONG NIGHT OF FRANCISCO SANCTIS (Argentina)

Directors: Andrea Testa & Francisco Márquez

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION FILMS

AMERICAN ANARCHIST (USA)

Director: Charlie Siskel

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS (USA)

Director: Otto Bell

FRAUD (USA)

Director: Dean Fleischer-Camp

THOSE WHO JUMP (Denmark)

Directors: Moritz Siebert, Estephan Wagner & Abou Bakar Sidibé

TOWER (USA)

Director: Keith Maitland

NARRATIVE COMPETITION SHORT FILMS

IMPORT (Netherlands)

Director: Ena Sendijarevic

IN THE HILLS (UK)

Director: Hamid Ahmadi

THE ITCHING (USA)

Director: Dianne Bellino

THE SILENCE “IL SILENZIO” (Italy/France)

Director: Ali Asgari, Farnoosh Samadi

SUBMARINE (Lebanon)

Director: Mounia Akl

DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION SHORT FILMS

BATRACHIAN’S BALLAD “BALADA DE UM BATRÁQUIO” (Portugal)

Director: Leonor Teles

CLINICA DE MIGRANTES: LIFE, LIBERTY, AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS (USA)

Director: Maxim Pozdorovkin

IRREGULARS (Italy)

Director: Fabio Palmieri

THE LAST STEPS (USA)

Director: Todd Douglas Miller

WHATEVER THE WEATHER “BEI WIND UND WETTER” (Switzerland)

Director: Remo Scherrer

 

 

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