Greenwich International Film Festival Programming and Film Slate Announcement

The Greenwich International Film Festival released their full slate of programming for their 5th annual festival that runs from May 29 – June 2, 2019 in Greenwich, Connecticut. The opening night movie will be Paul Downs Colaizzo’s Brittany Runs A Marathon.

Festival Highlights Include:

  • Centerpiece Films include: Blinded by the Light, Brian Banks, Brittany Runs a Marathon, Safe
    Spaces, Auggie, Any One of Us, Luce, Cold Case Hammarskjöld.
  • The Changemaker Award Gala honoring Eva Longoria Bastón for her work to help Latinas build
    better futures for themselves and their families through education and entrepreneurship on May
  • A performance by Kesha at the Epic Anniversary Party Concert on Saturday, June 1st at The
    Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY.
  • The Ability in Disability panel moderated by Secretary Tom Ridge, will be held at Cole
    Auditorium at Greenwich Library on Saturday, June 1st at 1:00pm. Millicent Simmonds (Deaf
    Actress – A Quiet Place, Wonderstruck) to receive the Make an Impact Award.
  • Storytelling to Inspire Change panel sponsored by J.P. Morgan, to be held at Cole Auditorium
    at Greenwich Library on Friday, May 31st at 1:30pm.

For screening dates, times, venues and list of panels please visit:

Written by Jim Alexander

Jim Alexander hails from Chicago where he started his journalism career as a film critic and founder of the Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle (CIFCC). He's a Rotten Tomatoes approved critic. Jim founded Reel Talker as a platform to share his love of movies and entertainment. Jim's favorite part of being a journalist is getting to meet and interview actors, filmmakers and entertainers. Jim is a host and on-camera personality for AfterBuzz TV. Aside from his work with Reel Talker, he's the site owner of the Bachelor Universe website, where he recaps and talks about all this ABC's 'The Bachelor'. He also runs the Reel Talker Podcast that can be found on iTunes. In his free time he enjoys attending sports events and playing in recreational leagues. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

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