Of course, in attendance were Billy Joel and Alec Baldwin themselves, looking spiffy in sport coats, and the Piano Man even sporting a snazzy baseball cap. Christie Brinkley also attended to show her support, as she makes an appearance in the film.
HIFF Executive Director Karen Arikian told Hamptons.com:
"What a great way to celebrate the last in the 'SummerDocs' series with a film about a Long Island native Billy Joel and the New York Mets."
Billy Joel ; Christie Brinkley
The documentary follows the life of Shea Stadium from 1960 to present, set to a soundtrack of Billy Joel's final concert at the stadium in 2008, weaving interviews with players and performers with footage from that final show.
The three-part SummerDocs series started generating excitement for the real feature, the Hamptons International Film Festival, taking place October 7-11.
Sunday, May 19
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.