Film director Tamara Stepanyan

Global Cinema Film Festival in Boston Includes Tamara Stepanyan’s ‘Those from the Shore’


BELMONT, Mass. — The Global Cinema Film Festival of Boston (GCFF) will host its third annual global event March 8-11, at the Studio Cinema, located at 376 Trapelo Road.

The festival kicks off on Thursday March 8, at 6 p.m. with the annual opening night Red Carpet Event and film screenings until 10 p.m. Film screenings will continue from Friday, March 9, through Sunday, March 11.

GCFF in partnership with WCF studios/films LLC and under the direction of multiple award-winning Documentarian Raouf J. Jacob and award-winning Executive Producer Lara M. Moreno are committed to bringing the best of global cinema to Boston.

The festival includes more than 30 award-winning independent films, with world premieres, director question-and-answers and critically-acclaimed official selections that have also been featured in major award competitions, including Sundance, BAFTA, Tribeca Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, IDFA, and more.

Documentary Feature

A Woman Captured | Directed by Bernadett Tuza-Ritter

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Brasilia: Life After Design | Directed by Bart Simpson

Dogs Of Democracy | Directed by Mary Zournazi

Hell On Earth | Directed by Sebastian Junger

Paper Lanterns | Directed by Barry Frechette

Return To Bosnia | Directed by Wes Greene

This is Congo | Directed by Daniel McCabe

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Taste Of Cement | Directed by Ziad Kalthoum

The Ransom | Directed by Rémi Lainé

Those From The Shore | Directed by Tamara Stepanyan

The Family | Directed by Rok Bicek

No Place For A Rebel | Directed by Maartje Wegdam


Documentary Short

Anastasia Lin: The Crown | Directed by Kacey Cox

Runnin’ | Directed by Matthew Orr & Alex Hogan

Street Workers Unite | Directed by Gabriel Diamond

The Good Fight | Directed by Ben Holman

Little Rebel | Directed by Aimie Vallat

Close Ties | Directed by Zofia Kowalewska

Six Year Old Fears | Directed by Lauren Anders Brown

The Rugby Boys Of Memphis | Directed by David Darg

Narrative Short & Feature

Aimee | Directed by Lee Whittaker

Big City | Directed by Jordan Bond

Baraka | Directed by Néstor Ruiz Medina

Dialogue | Directed by Gabor Fabricius

Iron Hands | Directed by Johnson Cheng

Little Bird | Directed by Georgia Oakley

Life Boat | Directed by Lorraine Nicholson

Mare Nostrum | Directed by Rana Kazkaz

Retouch | Directed by Kaveh Mazaheri

Spoken Word | Directed by Ilan Srulovicz

Streetwrite | Directed by Blanche Baker

The Geneva Convention | Directed by Benoit Martin

The World In Your Window | Directed by Zoe McIntosh

The Best Of All Worlds | Directed by Adrian Goiginger

Wave | Directed by Benjamin Cleary

What Tears Us Apart | Directed by Hu Wei

For a full list of films, times and further details, visit

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