Hamptons fest sets competition screenings

'Miral,' 'Barney's Version' to play at Oct. event

The 18th annual Hamptons International Film Festival has announced its competition screenings, with entries from the Czech Republic, Colombia, Denmark and Chad.

Running Oct. 7-11, the fest will have screenings in East Hampton, Southampton, Sag Harbor and Montauk, N.Y. Festival headquarters are located in East Hampton.

"Our Spotlight section continues to shine again this year featuring such high-profile films as the U.S. premiere of Julian Schnabel's new film 'Miral,' " executive director Karen Arikian said.

As previously announced, the fest will offer the U.S. premiere of Sony Pictures Classics' "Barney's Version."