Gotham screen International Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Gotham Screen International Film Festival
SINCE: 2007
WHERE: New York, NY, USA
WEBSITE: www.gsiff.com
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The Gotham Screen International Film Festival showcases ambitious and entertaining feature, documentary and short films from independent, first- or second-time directors as well as international releases making their East Coast or US debut. – See more at: http://www.gsiff.com/content/about-gsiff-gotham-screen-international-film-festival#sthash.Kuw8XBNa.dpuf

“Jo For Jonathan” by Maxine Giroux Takes the Top Prize at 2011 Gotham Screen Fest

“Jo For Jonathan” by Maxine Giroux Takes the Top Prize at 2011 Gotham Screen Fest

Best Feature: Jo For Jonathan, directed by Maxime Giroux

The 5th Annual Gotham Screen International Film Festival (GSIFF) is over after ten days of screenings and events in downtown New York. Highlights of the festival included the world premiere of US drama “40 West,” Singaporean production “Sandcastle” and popular Indian movie “Shuttlecock Boys.”

Festival director Michael Gunther said of the event, “We’re very proud of this year’s program, which featured no less than six world premieres, with films as diverse as US thriller ‘Occupant,’ Chinese documentary ‘He Film’ and indie road movie ‘Days Together.’ The move to the legendary Quad Cinema brought increased attendance and allowed us to dramatically broaden the program. We definitely feel at home in the new surroundings of Greenwich Village and hope to continue our growth, both creatively and audience-wise, in the next year.”{jathumbnail off}

Gotham Screen International Film Festival Moves To A New Home for 2011

Gotham Screen International Film Festival Moves To A New Home for 2011

This year’s Annual Gotham Screen International Film Festival (GSIFF) moves to a new home — NY’s QUAD Cinema. GSIFF. This year’s festival showcases more than 10 ‘cutting-edge’ features, documentaries and three programs of short films from independent, first- or second-time directors as well as international releases making their East Coast or US debut. This year’s Festival is highlighted by the World Premiere of Henry Miller’s OCCUPANT; the World Premiere of Dana Packard’s, 40 WEST, starring […]

4th Annual GSIFF International Film Festival Announces Winners

4th Annual GSIFF International Film Festival Announces Winners

The 4th Annual GSIFF International Film Festival drew to a close yesterday after eleven days of screenings and events in the Tribeca area in New York. Film competition and screenplay contest winners were announced at the awards brunch for filmmakers, industry and press. Festival director Michael Gunther said of the event, “We’re very proud of this year’s program, which brought two world and five US premieres to New York, with films as diverse as cult […]