The GIFF Blog

Spotlight on GIFF Community Champion – Partner to End Human Trafficking (PEHT), “Human Trafficking: A Timely Response”

By Jamie Manirakiza, Executive Director, PEHT Nina Gustin, Board of Directors, PEHT April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month so it is an appropriate time to draw attention to the very...
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Women’s History Month: Through the Lens of Female Filmmakers

Written by: Erin Pollack The first day of March marks the start of Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate and honor achievements made by women. March 8th marks International...
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Jewish Film Series; Hope, Fortuitous Timing, and the Beauty of Passing Down

Written by: Erin Pollack On behalf of the team at Greenwich International Film Festival, we sincerely thank everyone who participated in this past weekend’s Jewish Film Series. In particular, we...
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GIFF PROFILE: Loira Limbal

Written by: Erin Pollack & Jake Chapman The origin of Black History Month (also known as African-American history month) dates back to 1926, when Carter G. Woodson had to fight...
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5 Films to Watch This July

By: Lauren Malenchini Cookouts, fireworks, and pool days aren’t the only thing to look forward to this month. You won’t want to miss these five films that will be hitting...
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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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