May 1st - 3rd, 2020
May 1st - 3rd, 2020

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Greenwich International Film Festival was honored to present an advance screening of ORDINARY LOVE, from Bleecker Street, on February 26th. The film portrays the story of Joan (Lesley Manville) and Tom (Liam Neeson) who have been married for years. The strength of their relationship is tested when Joan is diagnosed with breast cancer. The evening...
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What makes a great film? Everyone has their own answer to this question. For years Hollywood has tried to figure out whether a film would be successful based on the audience response to it. Whether it’s test screenings to determine if film’s ending works or not (that Directors are inevitably going to want to ignore),...
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“The Oscars is my Superbowl.” – Shari Angel, GIFF Programmer    The Academy Awards is one of the biggest nights in Hollywood, and it’s taking place this Sunday, February 9th at 8pm at the famed Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Actors, Directors, Producers, Editors, Composers, Costume Designers, and thousands of industry insiders come together to...
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The Greenwich International Film Festival team went to Park City, Utah to attend the 2020 Sundance Film Festival which ran from January 23rd to February 2nd. Sundance features storytelling across all film categories – and this year there were lots of highlights. We spoke with Shari Angel, GIFF Programmer, to discuss her experience and takeaways...
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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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