Join GIFF filmmakers, sponsors, and special guests at The Glenmark, Glendale first and only lifestyle boutique hotel, for hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and networking. Information & tickets here. The Glenmark is located at 1100 N Brand Blvd.
GIFF Central is where you want to go to meet up with other festival-goers, have conversations with filmmakers, and kick your feet up bettween screenings. Free snacks + beverages for GIFF Day Pass holders.
Rock Photography Museum is located down the street from Laemmle at 123 N Artsakh Ave.
Join us as we honor the films and filmmakers who made them along with cast and crew with a special reception and awards ceremony at PIRCH, a beautiful showroom dedicated to thinking, creating, and innovating. Information & tickets here. PIRCH is located at 101 S Brand Blvd.
GIFF’s Student Film Competition is a platform for high school, undergraduate, and graduate student filmmakers to tell their stories, showcase their talents, and share their creative voice and perspectives on the world they live in. Information & tickets here. GCC's Mainstage Theatre is located at 1500 N. Verdugo Rd.
Single Day Passes provide admission to all film programs at the Laemmle for a single day. Day Passholders also receive snacks + beverages at GIFF Central. Information & tickets here.
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The Glendale International Film Festival is a celebration of the art of filmmaking and the contribution that film makes to our culture.
Celebrating 8 years, GIFF is dedicated to uniting the world through film and is a platform for filmmakers in all stages of their careers locally, nationally, and globally.
Film festivals have the unique ability to unite a community and spark connections. Of primary purpose of the Glendale International Film Festival is to bring people together – to watch films as a collective audience, to move conversations forward, and to allow for people to explore different thoughts and ideas on art and issues.
GIFF 2022 is produced and presented by Glendale Arts, a nonprofit organization that generates opportunities throughout greater Los Angeles to showcase, promote, encourage, and engage with the arts.
Glendale Arts believes that film can change the way we see the world and the way we see each other.
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