May 31 - June 3, 2018

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Guest blog by Greenwich-resident and Armenian Genocide survivor-descendant, Alyssa Keleshian The first ever, big budget, wide-release feature movie depicting the Armenian Genocide— complete with A-list, Hollywood celebrities and a renowned, Academy Award-winning director— is in theaters nationwide now. As the granddaughter of an Armenian Genocide survivor, I am proud to share this incredible story with you,...
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By Kayla O’Brien Sam Kleiner joined the Greenwich International Film Festival team back in November and has already been a huge programming asset for the 2017 Festival. He made his first short film in the seventh grade and has been passionate about filmmaking ever since. Sam attended a number of intensive programs at international film...
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By Kayla O’Brien The idea of an acting career while glamorous and exciting, also has a level of uncertainty. Children and parents may be wondering how to begin the journey. GIFF recently had the opportunity to engage with Matt Newton, founder of MN Acting Studio in New York, to learn his opinions on how children...
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By: John Farr For those who haven’t heard, we have exciting news: the historic Bedford Playhouse is being transformed into a vibrant cultural resource that will enrich the lives of area residents. The NEW Playhouse will feature three state-of-the-art movie theaters- one of them fairly large, the other two smaller and more intimate, showing first-run...
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2015 marks the Greenwich International Film Festival’s inaugural year. As it comes to a close, we reflect on some of the films that stood out. AMY This documentary shapes an intimate portrait of musician Amy Winehouse’s life, career, and ultimate downfall, through unseen archival footage, unheard tracks, and interviews. Highlighting the recording of her second and final...
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In a 2010 op-ed article written for The New York Times, doctor turned hedge-fund manager Michael Burry said that Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, proclaimed that no one could have predicted the housing bubble–“Everybody missed it.” Dr. Burry may have had a glass eye, but he definitely was able to see...
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As you prep your turkey and bake some pumpkin pie, GIFF has got you covered on what to see in theaters while the family is still in town. Our Programming Team has 5 film recommendations for this weekend, including something the whole family can enjoy. SPOTLIGHT We were lucky enough to host an advance screening...
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As the winner of the 2002 Young Hollywood ‘One to Watch’ Award and a Golden Globe nominee for the television series Fargo, GIFF is proud to have Colin Hanks serve as a member of the Executive Board and as the director of GIFF’s 2015 Opening Night Film, All Things Must Pass.   Hanks was born...
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Fall is one of the most beautiful times to be in Aspen. As the crowds in town thin out, Aspen Filmfest opens the last week of September providing a great weekend for outdoor enthusiasts, movie lovers and gourmands to enjoy Aspen in all its Golden Glory. Artistic Director Maggie Mackay has delivered a wonderful and robust...
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