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.