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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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 George Lucas is the reason that I am writing this blog. I suspect if many of us (especially guys) really traced our love of movies back, it would come from one monumental film that changed the way cinema was perceived in America. STAR WARS did not just dominate the box office in 1977, it dominated...
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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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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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For many filmmakers, once Thanksgiving hits, their year is over. The festival season has ended until people gear up for Sundance in January and it is virtually impossible to get any shooting done with everyone heading back to whatever non-filmmaking city they escaped from. For many film festivals however, work is just beginning to pick...
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For those of you lucky enough to score a ticket to The Greenwich International Film Festival’s Opening Night Party last summer, you had the good fortune of hearing Blessing Offer sing live. If not, perhaps you have heard him on the popular NBC show The Voice. Either way, it is unlikely that he didn’t make...
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“If you were in a bathtub for 25 years, don’t you think you’d get a little irritated, aggravated, maybe a little psychotic?” In 2010, an experienced trainer at Seaworld named Dawn Brancheau was killed by Tilikum, the featured act in the park’s killer whale show. Seaworld was rather vague about the circumstances surrounding her death,...
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This month marks the open of a new year at Greenwich International Film Festival with our Call for Entries going out, submissions opening and the launch of my new semi-regular blog for the Festival. If you are a well-studied filmmaker, you should already know about Greenwich, which debuted last year to enthusiastic audiences and large...
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Last year, Michael Keaton ran through Times Square in his underwear in the Best Picture-winning film “Birdman”. This year, Keaton is captivating as the editor of a special investigative reporting division within the Boston Globe called “Spotlight”, tasked with uncovering the priest pedophilia scandal that plagued Boston in the early 2000s. On Wednesday, October 28th, members of...
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This year, we said goodbye to programmer Evan Morehouse, one of the hard-working team members who was critical to the success of the inaugural Greenwich International Film Festival. Evan now works at Broad Green Pictures, a feature film financing, production and distribution company founded by Gabriel and Daniel Hammond in 2014.  Broad Green distributed I Smile...
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