The GIFF Blog

10 Halloween Movies for Those Who Don’t Like Horror

By: Erin Pollack Are you someone who loves all things fall, but not a huge fan of horror movies? Have no fear, this list of movies are sure to make...
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74th Emmy Awards: A Closer Look

By: Erin Pollack The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards are just around the corner! Set for September 12th, they will be hosted by none other than the hilarious Kenan Thompson! Thompson...
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Spotlight On Community Champion: Building One Community

  By Olivia Christensen Here at GIFF, one of our core values has always been philanthropy. We wholeheartedly believe in giving back to the Connecticut community, so when organizations faced...
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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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