May 1st - 3rd, 2020
May 1st - 3rd, 2020

By

Shamika Pandit
Christmas movies are full of unforgettable presents. They make us laugh, like Ralphie’s infamous Red Ryder BB Gun in A Christmas Story, and the hilarious jelly of the month club membership in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. They go terribly, thrillingly wrong, like the mischievous Gizmo in Gremlins. They break our hearts, like the necklace Alan...
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At GIFF’s 5th Anniversary festival, we hosted a panel called Behind the Scenes of Blue Sky Studios. If you have kids or love animation, or both (like us) you probably already know we have an amazing, world-class animation studio right in our backyard. At the panel, Blue Sky Founder Chris Wedge generously shared insights into...
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An Evening In Conversation With Golden Globe Nominated Director Bong Joon-Ho At Bedford Playhouse Since its highly anticipated Grand Opening in 2018, Bedford Playhouse has established itself as a premiere destination for area cinephiles. In its inaugural year, the beloved landmark has hosted Q & A sessions with an impressive list of Hollywood Icons, ranging...
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Opening Night Film: BRITTANY RUNS A MARATHON Presented by Hospital for Special Surgery Brittany Forgler is a funny, likeable, 27-year-old hot mess of a New Yorker whose trashy nightclub adventures and early-morning walks of shame make her late for work every day. But when she stops by a Yelp-recommended doctor’s office in an attempt to...
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The Greenwich International Film Festival was thrilled to provide educational, thought-provoking, and compelling panels in our 2019 lineup. JP Morgan sponsored Storytelling to Inspire Change, which featured female trailblazers who spoke about about lessons learned and best practices for using film to inspire change. Hospital for Special Surgery sponsored The Price Of Gold. This panel...
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The Festival weekend kicked off with the opening night film premiere of Brittany Runs a Marathon, presented by Hospital for Special Surgery, followed by a party at Gabriele’s of Greenwich.  Partygoers and Festival supporters had a chance to meet film talent who were out for the five year anniversary Festival.  The evening featured signature drinks...
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There is no other way to describe Saturday night than… EPIC! Kesha’s electric performance was truly an amazing way to celebrate 5 years of GIFF with all of you. Amy Robach and Liz Cho, from ABC News, served as our emcees for the night and introduced our amazing performers. DJ April Larken had the entire...
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Greenwich International Film Festival announced the 2019 Award Winning Films at the Epic Anniversary Party on Saturday, June 1st, 2019.  The films were selected by a jury of film critics, filmmakers, and other industry experts. Prizes were awarded in six categories and include cash awards to the winning filmmakers. “The winning filmmakers told bold and...
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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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