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Friday Night Gala Cocktail Party and First ScreeningApril 1, 2016  6:30PM-8:20PM

This event IS included in the Weekend Pass! ( best deal in town!)

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Join us for our Fourteenth Anniversary Gala Cocktail Party in the Ballroom at Resorts Hotel and Casino ( 2nd floor).


Live  Entertainment by Tony Day Featuring the Across The Globe Music Group,


All tickets $25 in advance and includes first screening ( This event IS included in the weekend pass). Tickets are also available at the door on a first come first serve basis.

This year we are having a fabulous silent auction at Friday Night’s Gala Cocktail Party and First Screening which will include signed celebrity & sports items from Al Pacino, Arnold Schwarzenegger & Joe DiMaggio, fashion items such as Tiffany, Kate Spade & Ferragamo & unique trips and experiences like a Weekend as an Astronaut and a Week Golf Getaway at Hilton Head Ocean Palms.

** HINT: “WHAT DO I WEAR??” Most people come after work and are in work clothes. Others go all out!

Friday Night Films Include:



Jonathan Pryce stars as an old Jewish baker whose faltering business is inadvertently saved by his young Muslim apprentice in the British dramedy DOUGH.

Directed by John Goldschmidt, DOUGH is a warmhearted and gently humorous story about overcoming prejudice and finding redemption in unexpected places.




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GSFF Awards Dinner Sunday April 3rd  6:30 PM Claridge Hotel


*** Sometimes one or two tickets may become available ..please call us at 877-908-7050 if you are interested in seeing if you are lucky enough to get a ticket or email to get on waiting list!

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A Black Tie (optional) Awards Banquet at the Claridge Hotel– cocktail reception at Holtzman Gallery, followed by banquet in the Grand Ballroom, where the winners of this year’s competition are announced and celebrity filmmakers are honored. Entertainment by “The Film Cans” This event has seen the birth of many a project and relationship. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to celebrate with us and thank everyone who shared their hard work with our audiences over the GSFF weekend!
Get your tickets early we will SELL OUT!** **ONLY A FEW TICKETS LEFT!!!


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** Ticket price includes fabulous  dinner and cash bar