Second GIFF features films & panels, starting June 9
June 4, 2016 - Joe Meyers | CT Post
The second annual Greenwich International Film Festival will run four days starting Thursday, June 9.
In addition to more than 40 new movies, the festival will include industry panels dealing with the challenges of filmmaking. A free discussion of the process of turning novels into movies, “From Book to Screen,” on Sunday, June 12, is sponsored by Hearst Connecticut Media Group. Kathie Lee Gifford will moderate a group that includes “The Danish Girl” author David Ebershoff and best-selling author Adriana Trigiani, who recently wrote and directed the movie version of her book, “Big Stone Gap.”
Several high-profile new documentaries will be shown, including “Harry Benson: Shoot First,” about the career of the legendary Life magazine photographer who was assigned to cover The Beatles during the band’s first U.S. tour in 1964.
Greenwich International Film Festival, several venues, Thursday, June 9, through Sunday, June 12. $15-$8. 203-340-9105, greenwichfilm.orgRead More >>