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SFGFF has written 126 posts for San Francisco Green Film Festival

It’s a Wrap! Now it’s up to you.

What a fantastic week! Thank you all for coming to Aquarium of the Bay and Roxie Theater, May 29-June 4, to view stunning documentaries, take part in engaging debates and revitalize our green connections and ambitions. This year’s festival presented 60 new films from 21 countries with 84 guest filmmakers and speakers. Find out more […]

2014/15 Filmmaker Residency – Applications Open

Applications are now being accepted for our annual Media Arts Incubator Program, to support the work of local filmmakers and nurture groundbreaking independent media projects. Filmmakers with projects that align with the San Francisco Green Film Festival’s mission are encouraged to apply. The Filmmaker Residency offers: Private workspace in the Ninth Street Independent Film Center […]

2014 Filmmaker Awards Announced

Each year we honor a number of our films and filmmakers with a SFGFF Award. Winners will be announced throughout the Festival. Be sure to vote at the film screenings and help us decide who will win the Audience Award. Our awards are 3-D printed by Type A Machines in the theater during the Festival […]

Watch Again: Films from the 2014 Festival

Where to see or buy films from the 2014 Festival: Amazon Gold Upcoming screenings: amazongoldfilm.com/screenings Angel Azul Upcoming screenings: www.angelazulthemovie.com/seethemovie.php Chinatown Watch online: www.netflix.com/chinatown Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek See the broadcast: www.turkeycreekproject.org Buy the film: leahmahan.com/comehellorhighwater Host a watch party: leahmahan.com/comehellorhighwater/learn-act DamNation Now available on iTunes, on DVD, and […]

2014 Films & Schedule

We’re excited to be at the historic Roxie Theater this year in the vibrant Mission neighborhood, for a week long voyage into the latest compelling films about people and the planet. The 2014 program is our most far-reaching yet, presenting 60 films from 21 countries to inspire, inform, and motivate your green core. DOWNLOAD PROGRAM […]

Female directors rule at SFGFF 2014

More than half the feature films at this month’s San Francisco Green Film Festival are directed by women. Why is this important? Because in an environment where the number of female filmmakers is minuscule – especially in documentary film – it’s vital that we support the work of women. Did you know? Women held just […]

2014 Festival Filmmakers and Guest Speakers

Guests expected at the 2014 Festival. Attendance is never guaranteed. Please check back for further additions. Jessica Abbe, contributing filmmaker, Wrenched: The Legacy of the Monkey Wrench Gang David Ainley PhD, scientist, H.T. Harvey & Associates Ecological Consultants and subject of The Last Ocean Peter Barrett, producer, Thin Ice: The Inside Story of Climate Science […]

2014 Opening Night: DamNation

THURSDAY, MAY 29 AQUARIUM OF THE BAY & THE BAY THEATER Embarcadero at Beach St., San Francisco Directions >> BUY TICKETS >> 6:00 PM ~ OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION Celebrate the 4th year of the San Francisco Green Film Festival, with our community of like-minded, eco-savvy, film-lovers while exploring the magic and wonder of the Aquarium […]

Panels, Workshops, and More…

LET’S GO BANANAS! WITH MONDO BANANA Friday, May 30, 9:00PM, Roxie Theater BUY TICKETS >> Following the screening of Mondo Banana, students from the UC Berkeley Student Environmental Resource Center (SERC), in collaboration with SFGFF, will host a celebration of the foods we all love featuring: you! Perform a song, original piece of poetry, dance […]

Behind the scenes with festival filmmakers: Matt Stoecker, ‘DamNation’

When we heard that the team behind our Opening Night Premiere, DamNation, included local underwater photographer Matt Stoecker, we had to include him in our ‘behind the scenes with local filmmakers’ series. In these photos you see Matt with with wetsuit and underwater housing, just after diving and filming for DamNation below the former Elwha […]