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The powerful documentary Midnight Family follows a family that operates a private ambulance in Mexico City. Luke Lorentzen incredibly captures the Ochoa’s struggle between providing healthcare for patients and making a living. Moreover, the film disturbingly depicts the monstrously broken healthcare system in Mexico City. Luke provides some insight on the making of Midnight Family:...
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Last night, the Greenwich International Film Festival hosted the 5th annual Changemaker Honoree Gala. This year we presented Bobby Walker Jr. with the Community Changemaker Award and Eva Longoria with the Changemaker Award. The night began with a Cocktail Reception at Betteridge. Guests then moved down to L’Escale Restaurant & Bar for the Gala, where...
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We are so excited to show the fantastic products that are featured in our 2019 gift bags! From gift cards to jewelry, our VIP Passholder are packed with amazing products. From gift cards to jewelry, our VIP Passholder gift bags have a lot of spectacular items. Thank you to our 2019 Festival Sponsor Douglas Elliman...
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Sicilian, pepperoni, plain, whatever your preference, one thing we can all agree on- pizza is America’s favorite food. While most people believe their local pizzeria is the best, after watching Pizza, A Love Story, I’m willing to bet you’ll change your mind. In the comedic documentary, Pizza, A Love Story, Gorman Berchard, transports the audience...
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We are thrilled to announce the 2019 Greenwich International Film Festival’s program!  The programming team worked very hard to carefully review and select the films included in this year’s lineup. We had a great time celebrating our Program Announcement Party last Friday. A huge thank you to our sponsors of our Program Announcement Party –...
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Wings of Life was born in 2003 when two-time motocross champion Heinz Kinigadner’s son, Hannes, had an accident leaving him tetraplegic. Heinz was astonished and frustrated by the lack of research in this space. In response, he founded the not for profit organization Wings of Life in partnership with his friend and founder of Red...
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Matthew Heineman’s tribute to the heroic journalist Marie Colvin.By: Lauren Stannard   Matthew Heineman seamlessly transitioned from directing and producing documentaries to a narrative film withA Private War. In the film, Matthew, best known for “Cartel Land” and “City of Ghosts”, shares the story of Marie Colvin, an American journalist who was a foreign affairs...
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Snowed in with nowhere to go and nothing to do? Cozy up in your pajamas, make a Hot Toddy, and tune in to these wintery movies. We’ve selected 15 of our favorites for your viewing pleasure. Let us know what you think and what themes you’d like to see for our next monthly blog. Did...
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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 main culprit–drugs. A steady rise of young American deaths are fueled by overdoses.  In 2016 alone, 63,600 Americans died of overdoses. The National Center of Health Statistics...
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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 who could use a break from tradition, check out GIFF’s “Naughty List” of films. Gather your friends and family, as there’s no need to be...
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