June 1-4, 2017


GIFF strives to Make an Impact on the local community and the world beyond. To date, GIFF has:

  • Donated more than $125,000 to charity partners
  • Awarded $70,000 to talented filmmakers
  • Offered a wide variety of free educational programs to the community
  • Raised awareness on important issues facing the world today through our programming. Topics have included:
    Human rights • Cyber bullying • Gun Control • Racial Injustice • Prison Reform • Educational Reform • Environmental Issues • Forced Migration • Mental Health • Women’s Rights
  • Honored Humanitarian Changemakers including Trudie Styler, Freida Pinto, Harry Belafonte, Mia Farrow, and Abigail Breslin


Join us as we make an impact at the 2017 festival, June 1 – 4.

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