Quinn Shephard can do it all – director, producer, screenwriter, editor, and actress. In her directorial debut BLAME, Quinn Shephard has proved that she belongs in the film world. Fresh off making a splash at the Tribeca Film Festival, we asked her what inspires her passion and what it was like making BLAME. Did we...Read More
The Greenwich International Film Festival is very excited to be returning to The Avon Theatre for three events during the 2017 Festival. GIFF will be kicking off our 4 days of parties, panels and film screenings on Wednesday, May 31st with a screening of HELL ON EARTH: THE FALL OF SYRIA AND FALL OF ISIS...Read More
The 2017 Festival line-up features 54 documentary and narrative films, both short and feature length, from 16 countries. We are so proud to share with you this incredible schedule of films, that highlights everything from the global health crisis to gender rights to animal conservation. Learn more about some of these incredible films below, or...Read More
Guest blog by Greenwich-resident and Armenian Genocide survivor-descendant, Alyssa Keleshian The first ever, big budget, wide-release feature movie depicting the Armenian Genocide— complete with A-list, Hollywood celebrities and a renowned, Academy Award-winning director— is in theaters nationwide now. As the granddaughter of an Armenian Genocide survivor, I am proud to share this incredible story with you,...Read More
GIFF was honored to feature My Blind Brother as a centerpiece film at our 2016 Festival. Directed by Sophie Goodhart and starring Nick Kroll, Adam Scott, Zoe Kazan, Jenny Slate, and Charlie Hewson, this film is a must-see. We were lucky to have Nick Kroll, Charlie Hewson and Sophie Goodhart attend our festival and participate...Read More
Need something to watch on Netflix? How about trying these previous Academy Award winners that happen to be GIFF Staff favorites. Countdown to the Oscars in style with some classic films on Netflix. ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1997) When professors discover that an aimless janitor is also a math genius, a therapist helps the young...Read More
MACBETH Director: Justin Kurzel Starring: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard “By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” Justin Kurzel’s tragic vision is one of thrashing beauty, gleaming with tour-de-force performances from Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. This adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play is brought to the screen with tremendous style and grit....Read More
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