The GIFF Blog

Iconic Summer Movies

By: Lorraine Rinaldi Now that June is here, get into the summer sprit by re-watching these classic summer films. Although travelling may be difficult this summer, these movies can help...
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GIFF Profile: Guillermo del Toro

By: Lauren Malenchini The history of Cinema in Mexico dates back to the 19th century when it was first used to document historical events. In its “Golden Age”, from 1930-1960,...
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5 Documentaries to Watch in Preparation for Earth Day

By: Lauren Malenchini Appreciating our Earth and understanding the importance of protecting it have become important themes of recent environmental documentaries. The minds behind these documentaries seek to educate, inform...
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An Ode to Local Theatres

An Ode to Local Theatres By: Lorraine Rinaldi, GIFF Intern Covid-19 has certainly had a huge impact on the film industry with many film festivals, GIFF included, going virtual, filming...
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Reel World Vermont: NYU Film Students Create a Quarantine Film House

Reel World Vermont: NYU Film Students Create A Quarantine Film House Part One of GIFF’s Student Filmmaker Showcase Series by GIFF Intern Lauren Malenchini When Covid-19 sent film students home...
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Portrait of a Filmmaker: Dee Rees

Portrait of a Filmmaker: Dee Rees By GIFF Intern Lorraine Rinaldi A wonderful way to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is by watching films made by Black filmmakers, centered...
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One Royal Holiday a Hallmark movie fit for a Regal Audience

One Royal Holiday a Hallmark movie fit for a Regal Audience By: Lauren Stannard It’s that time of the year again! The temperature is dropping, the wreaths are hanging and...
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Wild Mountain Thyme: ‘Slainte’ to RomComs

Wild Mountain Thyme: ‘Slainte’ to RomComs By: Claire Danko, GIFF Intern Overflowing with sweeping views of the lush Irish countryside, John Patrick Shanley’s new film Wild Mountain Thyme is a...
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You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out, Kid!

A Profile on Peter Billingsley By:Claire Danko, GIFF Intern A table lamp shaped like a woman’s leg and adorned with a fishnet stocking. A precocious doe-eyed youngster, obsessed with a...
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