May 29th - June 2nd, 2019

The GIFF Blog

Ben is Back

Peter Hedges’ Ben is Back Spotlights  The American Family’s Struggle with Adolescent Addiction By: Lauren Stannard According to a startling statistic, for the second consecutive year, American’s life expectancy has decreased. The...
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Shari’s Shortlist: ‘The Naughty List’

With so many options to choose from, picking the perfect movie to watch this time of year can seem harder than knitting an ugly holiday sweater. If you are someone...
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Meet Shari Angel, GIFF’s New Programmer

Film has always been an outlet fostering different creative energies that brings us together and reminds us of our connection to others. From the lough out loud moments in comedy,...
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The Timeless Grouchy Grinch

Believe it or not that green, ghoulish Grinch turns 64 this spring. That same small-hearted character continues to charm audiences year after year. Dr. Seuss gave birth to the Grinch...
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CALLING ALL FILMMAKERS!

The call for entry for the 2019 Greenwich International Film Festival has begun! Submissions are being accepted through 1/15/19 This spring marks GIFF’s 5th Anniversary.  While the Festival continues to grow,...
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Behind the Scenes of Horror Films with Chad Archibald

When our goosebumps rise while watching a horror film we can’t help but wonder, “who thinks of these terrifying stories?”  The answer is Chad Archibald. Chad’s had his writing, directing...
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Leya Oakley Dishes on the Art of Special Effect Make Up

Horror films: the gore, the angst, the torturous anticipation of the next mutilated figure creeping out from the dark! In no other genre is the makeup artist more crucial. The...
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Nadia Alexander sheds light on The Dark.

Michael Myers from Halloween, Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th, Freddie Krueger the villain of A Nightmare on Elm Street. What do all of these iconic figures have in common—they...
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An Inside Look at Celebrity Styling

How is it that stars like Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, and Kerry Washington always seem to look their best, whether they’re gracing the pages of a magazine or...
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