May 31 - June 3, 2018

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This Veterans Day, Greenwich International Film Festival would like to take a moment to thank the brave men and women, who have fought America’s battles, and remember those who have risked their lives so we can live ours. Two films that have recently been released Thank You For Your Service and Last Flag Flying, shed...
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  Greenwich International Film Festival was thrilled to premiere I, Tonya, the intriguing, dark comedy that tells the true story of former American figure skater, Tonya Harding. Harding, played by award winning actress Margot Robbie, earned her infamy in 1994 when news broke that she was involved in one of the most famous sports scandals...
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It’s that special time of year that we as a community unite together to celebrate the eternal horrors, mystery, and prestige of All Hallows’ Eve. What I’ve always loved most about October, aside from the haunted houses, jack-o-lanterns and costumes, are the abundance of art-house films that beautifully articulate the darker conditions of human life....
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Months of hard work have finally paid off. Last week, GIFF announced our entire lineup of films and events for the 2017 Festival during the Greenwich Arts Council’s Art to the Avenue on Thursday, May 4th. Less than a month out from the festival, GIFF was proud to announce the 2017 Program in front of...
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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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Last week, we lost an icon. A siren of the small screen. A Greenwich resident.  Mary Tyler Moore’s impact on television and film transcends genres.  Her roles on The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Mary Tyler Moore Show established very early on the important roles that women can have on television.  Whether playing a...
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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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GIFF is here to save the day with a much-needed list on some of the best films you can stream. Here are GIFF’s top picks to watch this weekend on the most popular streaming platforms. Full Metal Jacket, 1987 (Netflix) Based on Gustav Hasford’s novel The Short Timers, the film’s first half showcases the horror...
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Remember when you had to leave your home and actually go to Blockbuster to get a movie? Whether a DVD or a VCR tape everyone had to go out to get some form of media that their cable or satellite provider couldn’t offer. But thankfully, we now have Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and plenty of...
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