April 30th - May 3rd, 2020
April 30th - May 3rd, 2020

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 There’s nothing quite like the frenetic buzz of Awards Season to rouse us from our cozy, post holiday slumber. The Golden Globes Award Ceremony is recognized as much for its informal air of freewheeling, Hollywood fun, glitz and glamour, as it is for being an early indicator of Oscar success. The 77th Annual ceremony was...
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GIFF was so proud to showcase a diverse program of narrative and documentary features at our 2019 festival. Did you miss one and want to catch up? Did you love a film and want to see it again? Either way, you’re in luck! From our Opening Night film Brittany Runs A Marathon to our Closing Night documentary Cold...
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Christmas movies are full of unforgettable presents. They make us laugh, like Ralphie’s infamous Red Ryder BB Gun in A Christmas Story, and the hilarious jelly of the month club membership in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. They go terribly, thrillingly wrong, like the mischievous Gizmo in Gremlins. They break our hearts, like the necklace Alan...
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At GIFF’s 5th Anniversary festival, we hosted a panel called Behind the Scenes of Blue Sky Studios. If you have kids or love animation, or both (like us) you probably already know we have an amazing, world-class animation studio right in our backyard. At the panel, Blue Sky Founder Chris Wedge generously shared insights into...
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An Evening In Conversation With Golden Globe Nominated Director Bong Joon-Ho At Bedford Playhouse Since its highly anticipated Grand Opening in 2018, Bedford Playhouse has established itself as a premiere destination for area cinephiles. In its inaugural year, the beloved landmark has hosted Q & A sessions with an impressive list of Hollywood Icons, ranging...
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A parent losing a child to a terminal illness is a profound tragedy. In Connecticut and the surrounding New York geography near Regional Hospice’s Center for Comfort Care & Healing in Danbury, more than 350 children under the age of seventeen die each year. “Children who are at end of life need a space that...
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Opening Night Film: BRITTANY RUNS A MARATHON Presented by Hospital for Special Surgery Brittany Forgler is a funny, likeable, 27-year-old hot mess of a New Yorker whose trashy nightclub adventures and early-morning walks of shame make her late for work every day. But when she stops by a Yelp-recommended doctor’s office in an attempt to...
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The Greenwich International Film Festival was thrilled to provide educational, thought-provoking, and compelling panels in our 2019 lineup. JP Morgan sponsored Storytelling to Inspire Change, which featured female trailblazers who spoke about about lessons learned and best practices for using film to inspire change. Hospital for Special Surgery sponsored The Price Of Gold. This panel...
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The Festival weekend kicked off with the opening night film premiere of Brittany Runs a Marathon, presented by Hospital for Special Surgery, followed by a party at Gabriele’s of Greenwich.  Partygoers and Festival supporters had a chance to meet film talent who were out for the five year anniversary Festival.  The evening featured signature drinks...
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There is no other way to describe Saturday night than… EPIC! Kesha’s electric performance was truly an amazing way to celebrate 5 years of GIFF with all of you. Amy Robach and Liz Cho, from ABC News, served as our emcees for the night and introduced our amazing performers. DJ April Larken had the entire...
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