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THE GARF IS DEDICATED TO HONORING THE LIFE, WORK, AND CULTURAL INFLUENCE OF GEORGE A. ROMERO

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We are also dedicated to supporting a new generation of filmmakers and artists inspired by his legacy.

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MESSAGE FROM THE FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT

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A theater graduate and a history buff, I met George A. Romero in 2005 when he was doing post-production for Land of the Dead. I had no idea who he was nor had I seen any of his films, not even Night of the Living Dead! (I am more of a Shakespeare and a Daphne Du Maurier fan; as it turns out, so was he.) My relationship with George blossomed into a rare simpatico. It seemed like we had spent our whole lives looking for each other. George taught me how to see films, not just look at them; all films, including westerns (which at the time I was reluctant to watch; now I am a huge John Ford fan).

I have seen thousands of films with George and benefited hugely from it. George’s death has been devastating to me. However, he has left me with his passion for film and preserving film, and his desire to help others pursue the craft of film. I founded the George A. Romero Foundation to perpetuate these passions and protect George’s vast legacy. George is my compass, and his quiet strength and profound vision has inspired me to move forward. My hope is that I am not alone in this journey and, with your support, we will together advance George’s legacy into the future, both as a filmmaker and a man. I love him and miss him.

Suzanne Desrocher-Romero
FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT

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VICE PRESIDENT

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CHIEF OF OPERATION

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