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Lindsey Hascher
We are less than three days out from the 2016 Festival and we are so excited to share with you some of the amazing screenings and events we have planned over the 4 days. Must See Screening: HUNT FOR THE WILDRPEOPLE Raised on hip-hop and in foster care, defiant city kid, Ricky, gets a fresh...
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we are proud to have a number of our films in our Festival Lineup that touch on this important issue. Be sure to catch these incredible films during our festival, June 9th-12th. AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY New York Magazine’s October 2005 issue sent shockwaves through the literary...
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Harry Benson has built an extraordinary career and vibrant portfolio by capturing intimate photos of some of the world’s most iconic people. His career as a photojournalist first launched while traveling on assignment with The Beatles, covering their first American tour in 1964. Benson has photographed everything from political figures and war zones to intimate...
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The Greenwich International Film Festival is proud to showcase the town of Greenwich, from the robust downtown that plays home to our festival events to the sprawling back-country properties. We are very excited to partner with Coldwell Banker Previews as a sponsor for the 2016 Festival. Check out these amazing Greenwich properties, available now through...
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The Greenwich International Film Festival (GIFF) is proud to announce that the Avon Theatre will be a screening venue for the 2016 festival, June 9th through 12th. This partnership would not be possible without the support of Deborah Royce, President of the Avon Theatre’s Board of Directors, and Louisa Greene, Avon Theatre’s Director of Development...
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This week has been a little bit crazy at the GIFF offices, but also extremely exciting. Oscar Sunday started the week off strong. GIFF was thrilled to see SPOTLIGHT win Best Picture, since we kicked off our Fall/Winter programming with a screening of the film. Tuesday, March 1st, marked 100 days out from the festival,...
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BEST DRESSED The best dressed at the 2016 SAG Awards in our opinion went to the lovely Rachel McAdams, wearing a gorgeous black beaded Elie Saab gown. McAdams joined the actors from SPOTLIGHT as they took took home the award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, an award that is extremely...
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What makes a great trailer? If you were to ask acclaimed director David Fincher, he would probably say quick cuts that keep you on the edge of your seat. But to me, nothing makes a trailer better than some amazing music. Within the last 10 years, trailers have moved away from the classic voice-over model...
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“Power is the ultimate currency,” reads the poster for the new series “Billions”. The Greenwich International Film Festival was honored to host the CT premiere of this new TV series from Showtime. The show stars Damian Lewis as hedge fund billionaire Bobby “Axe” Axelrod, CEO of Axe Capital, and Paul Giamatti as US Attorney Chuck...
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Our Gift Guide for the Holiday Season features some great finds in Greenwich, inspired by film characters in theaters now. Fall in love with Hermes like “Carol” or rock a tacky Christmas sweater like the boys of “The Night Before”; either way, our Gift Guide is your way to be the best holiday shopper this...
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