Greenwich International Film Festival to honor Lin-Manuel Miranda at its Changemaker Gala on May 25th 2022

The Greenwich International Film Festival is proud to host the Changemaker Gala on May 25th 2022  honoring Lin-Manuel Miranda who’s used his voice for positive social change. Lin-Manuel Miranda is best known as a play write and actor of such famous works as “Hamilton” and “In the Heights” and so much more.  Each year the festival honors a member of the entertainment community for their contributions to society and being an advocate for positive change.

Jenna Bush Hager will serve as Emcee of this black tie dinner at L’Escale Restaurant, overlooking Greenwich Harbor.

Lin-Manuel is an award winning composer, lyricist, writer, producer, actor and philanthropist who is being honored for his work with The Miranda Family Fund at the Hispanic Federation. The event will include special performances from cast members from Hamilton and Encanto. There will be a reception after-party with music by DJ April Larkin.

Upcoming events include several unique film screenings.  Join GIFF and Bleecker Street at the Avon Theatre for an advance screening of, MR. MALCOM’S LIST, written by Suzanne Allain and directed by Emma Holly Jones on June 29th.  

 In July , GIFF and Bleecker Street will present an advance screening of, A LOVE SONG, written & directed by Max Walker-Silverman.  Date to be announced.

For more information on the Greenwich International Film Festival, please visit their website


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Greenwich Concours d’elegance: The regions premier car event returns to Greenwich June 3-5 2022

A Lancia on the show field at the 2021 Greenwich Concours

The Greenwich Concours d’Elegance will be returning to Greenwich Ct. on June 3-5th  2022. The concours is one of the premier auto events in the Northeast.  Car enthusiasts will enjoy the fantastic display of cars at the beautiful location of Roger Sherman Baldwin Park which overlooks Greenwich Harbor.

Hagerty who now presents the concours , is excited to announce that author, driver, entrepreneur and motorsports innovator Judy Stropus will serve as Grand Marshal for the 2022 Greenwich Concours d’Elegance.

Last October saw the concours return after a hiatus due to Covid.  The traditional date of June was moved to October and the 2021 Concours marked a clear evolution in the show.  Saturday was a fun day which featured the hilarious “Concours d’Lemons,  RADwood which was a collection of 1980s and 1990s cars (usually not seen at Concours events) and Porschella which featured a lineup of modified Porsches.  The atmosphere on Saturday was relaxed and there were lots of interactive events including ride and drives in classic cars, driving simulators, and slot car races.  Fun for everyone.

A special Right Coast Hod Rod class on the field

Sunday was a classic concours show with both international and domestic built brands.  The show field was filled with exciting, award worthy cars.  There were special classes on display including “Right Coast” hot rods, Ford vs. GM,  an impressive lineup of Allard cars, and Lancia.  Cars from the brass era to the 1970s were featured on the show field and there was something for every car enthusiast to witness.

One of the many Allards at the 2021 Concours

The Best in Show trophy was awarded to a 1927 Mercedes-Benz Model K displayed by Michael and Joannie Rich.  It had to be difficult for the judges as so many great cars were present.

Best in Show at 2021 Greenwich Concours

The 2022 Greenwich Concours d’Elegance features over 140 historic vehicles in 18 classes, including Cadillac Eldorado, Chrysler Letter Cars, Vintage Pick-ups and more. All tickets for Sunday’s Concours d’Elegance include admission to Saturday’s Cars & Community.

Stay tuned in the coming weeks for more information on the Concours.  See you in Greenwich!

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