The GIFF Blog

The Last Movie Stars: An Interview with Emily Wachtel

By Tyler Thibodeau Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman: two of the most iconic film stars ever to grace the silver screen. But more than that, they are the parents of...
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2022 Changemaker Gala Highlights

By Erin Pollack On May 25th, Greenwich International Film Festival hosted its Changemaker Gala at L’Escale, honoring Lin-Manuel Miranda for the positive impact he has made around the world as...
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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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