One of the most highly anticipated films to be released this year is Suffragette, an historical drama about the British women’s suffrage movement of the late 19th century. Boasting an all-star cast of Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter and Meryl Streep, Suffragette is already gaining a positive reputation on the film festival circuit. This film...Read More
As the winner of the 2002 Young Hollywood ‘One to Watch’ Award and a Golden Globe nominee for the television series Fargo, GIFF is proud to have Colin Hanks serve as a member of the Executive Board and as the director of GIFF’s 2015 Opening Night Film, All Things Must Pass. Hanks was born...Read More
Fall is one of the most beautiful times to be in Aspen. As the crowds in town thin out, Aspen Filmfest opens the last week of September providing a great weekend for outdoor enthusiasts, movie lovers and gourmands to enjoy Aspen in all its Golden Glory. Artistic Director Maggie Mackay has delivered a wonderful and robust...Read More
2.4 million people are victims of human trafficking at any given moment around the world. It is a $32 billion industry, according to Wikipedia. 300,000 children go missing in the United States each year. 100,000 of them are sold for sex. As we leaned Saturday night, sex trafficking is not only an international problem, it...Read More
I first heard about Malala by reading her blogs, originally published as anonymous, through my friends at UNICEF in 2010. I remember when she brazenly decided to reveal her identity to give a voice and a face to the countless Afghan girls, who were risking execution to attend school. I vividly recall the day I...Read More
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