June 1-4, 2017


Join GIFF on Thursday, June 9th for an evening that celebrates human rights and includes two opening night film premieres: Little Boxes (Opening Night Feature) and The Anthropologist (Opening Night Documentary). The film presentations will be followed by an Opening Night Party at the Boys&Girls Club in Greenwich. This star-studded event, sponsored by Betteridge, will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, awards, and a live concert by John Popper (Blues Traveler) and Dar Williams (The Anthropologist). Actress Kristin Davis will present the award for Best Social Impact Film. Samsung will host a VR Lounge. Don’t miss this memorable evening. Purchase Tickets Here.

Little Boxes

Opening Night
Narrative Feature Film


Thursday June 9th 5:30PM
BowTie Cinemas

Director: Rob Meyer

Starring: Melanie Lynskey, Nelsan Ellis, Oona Laurence, Janeane Garofalo

The Anthropologist

Opening Night
Documentary Feature Film

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Thursday June 9th 6:00PM
Cole Auditorium at Greenwich Library

Director: Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, and Jeremy Newberger

Starring: Margaret Mead, Susie Crate, Katie Yegorov-Crate

Live Concert By:

Social Impact Film Award Presented By:

John Popper

Lead singer of Blues Traveller

Dar Williams

Music from the film The Anthropologist

Kristin Davis

Head of Social Impact Jury

Claire in Motion

Closing Night
Narrative Feature Film

Sunday June 12th 8:45PM
BowTie Cinemas

Director: Lisa Robinson & Annie J. Howell

Starring: Betsy Brandt, Chris Beetem

Since: The Bombing of Pan Am 103

Closing Night
Documentary Feature Film

Sunday June 12th 7:30PM
Bow Tie Cinemas

Director: Phil Furey