May 29th - June 2nd, 2019

The GIFF Blog

Shari’s Shortlist: An Antidote to Valentine’s Day

Sick of rom-coms? Tired of happy endings? We’ve got the perfect antidote to Valentine’s Day with these 15 examples of when love turns sour. Did your favorite make the list?...
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A Private War

Matthew Heineman’s tribute to the heroic journalist Marie Colvin.By: Lauren Stannard   Matthew Heineman seamlessly transitioned from directing and producing documentaries to a narrative film withA Private War. In the...
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Shari’s Shortlist: Movies to Watch When You’re Snowed In

Snowed in with nowhere to go and nothing to do? Cozy up in your pajamas, make a Hot Toddy, and tune in to these wintery movies. We’ve selected 15 of...
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Ben is Back

Peter Hedges’ Ben is Back Spotlights  The American Family’s Struggle with Adolescent Addiction By: Lauren Stannard According to a startling statistic, for the second consecutive year, American’s life expectancy has decreased. The...
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Shari’s Shortlist: ‘The Naughty List’

With so many options to choose from, picking the perfect movie to watch this time of year can seem harder than knitting an ugly holiday sweater. If you are someone...
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Meet Shari Angel, GIFF’s New Programmer

Film has always been an outlet fostering different creative energies that brings us together and reminds us of our connection to others. From the lough out loud moments in comedy,...
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The Timeless Grouchy Grinch

Believe it or not that green, ghoulish Grinch turns 64 this spring. That same small-hearted character continues to charm audiences year after year. Dr. Seuss gave birth to the Grinch...
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The call for entry for the 2019 Greenwich International Film Festival has begun! Submissions are being accepted through 1/15/19 This spring marks GIFF’s 5th Anniversary.  While the Festival continues to grow,...
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Behind the Scenes of Horror Films with Chad Archibald

When our goosebumps rise while watching a horror film we can’t help but wonder, “who thinks of these terrifying stories?”  The answer is Chad Archibald. Chad’s had his writing, directing...
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