The GARF is dedicated to honoring the life work and cultural influence of George A. Romero, and supporting a new generation of filmmakers and artists inspired by his legacy.
The George A. Romero Horror Studies Center
The University of Pittsburgh and George A. Romero Foundation are partnering together to create the George A. Romero Horror Studies Center. The Center will be a multidisciplinary academic center dedicated solely to horror studies. Click here to learn more.
IndieCollect has been working hard to restore The Amusement Park. The GARF is delighted that thanks to your donations, we have raised roughly half of what we need to complete the project. We hope that the film will be ready by the end of the summer for a premier this fall and subsequent series of screenings throughout the United States. Click here to learn more.
george a. romero
The University Library System (ULS) at the University of Pittsburgh has acquired the archives of the late filmmaking pioneer George A. Romero. The collection is composed of three separate archives belonging to his widow Suzanne Desrocher-Romero, daughter Tina Romero and business partner and friend Peter Grunwald. His overall contributions will soon be accessible to allow scholars, students, filmmakers and fans worldwide. Click here to learn more.
October 2019 marks the second annual Romero Lives celebration! Romero Lives is a coalition of 30+ Pittsburgh organizations that formed spontaneously in response to George A. Romero’s passing. Romero Lives’ partnering organizations will host events including screenings, lectures, and festivities, bringing together creative personnel from his past productions, and those inspired by his work, with the goal of making Pittsburgh the premiere destination for appreciating the horror master’s wide-ranging impact on American popular culture. Click here to learn more.