Hoboken International Film Festival in Greenwood Lake, NY

Hosted by Greenwood Lake, NY

The 2016 HIFF Award for Excellence in Film & the Arts was personally accepted by DANNY AIELLO (Academy Award nominee; Do The Right Thing; Moonstruck; The Professional; 29th Street) at HIFF’s 2016 Opening Night Ceremony. The 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient will be a major film and TV star and announced shortly…The week-long HIFF extravaganza will be held May 19 – 25, 2017 at the breathtaking lakeside beach at Thomas P. Morahan Waterfront Park in Greenwood Lake, New York:

  • Showcases the World’s Most Cutting Edge Filmmakers & Movies
  • Features a Celebrity Jury Including Multiple Film & TV Stars
  • Awards Cash Prizes in Multiple Categories
  • Presents an Oscar-like Gala Awards ceremony, hosted by superstar stand-up comedian/actor GILBERT GOTTFRIED
  • Past winners of the HIFF Lifetime Achievement award include Burt Young (Academy Award nominee; Rocky; Back to School; Rocky sequels); Eric Roberts  (Academy Award nominee; The Pope of Greenwich Village; The Expendables; The Specialist;) Robert Loggia(Academy Award & Emmy Nominee; Scarface; Independence Day; Jagged Edge; Big); Cloris Leachman (Academy Award, 4-Time Golden Globe,19-Time Emmy Winner & Nominee);Paul Sorvino (Goodfellas; The Firm; Romeo + Juliet; Nixon); Michael Biehn (Terminator; Tombstone; The Seventh Sign); (Goodfellas; Romeo + Juliet; The Cooler; Nixon);Billy Dee Williams (Empire Strikes Back; Return of the Jedi>; Batman; Lady Sings the Blues), Carroll Baker (Academy Award Nominee & Golden Globe Winner; How the West Was Won; Baby Doll, Kindergarten Cop); Mike Starr (Dumb & Dumber; The Black Dhalia; Summer of Sam; Ed Wood); and Charles Durning (2-Time Academy Award, 4-Time Golden Globe, 8-Time Emmy winner & nominee;Tootsie; The Sting; O’ Brother Where Art Thou).