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SFGFF has written 127 posts for San Francisco Green Film Festival

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 […]

Behind the scenes with festival filmmakers: Ryan White, ‘Mondo Banana’

Continuing our series of conversations with local filmmakers, this week we talk to Ryan White, director / producer of Mondo Banana about his passion for vintage cameras. For his latest project, which Ryan filmed in Hanoi, Vietnam in January, he used two vintage 16mm cameras – a Keystone from 1937 and one of the first […]

Earth Day Free Screening + Discussion: WATERSHED

This Earth Day, join SF Green Film Festival and SF Public Library for a special screening of WATERSHED: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West. The Colorado River defines the landscape of the American West. The water it provides brings livelihoods to millions of people along its course. Yet with increasing demand this […]

Behind the scenes with festival filmmakers: Marcy Cravat, ‘Angel Azul’

We’re excited to have many local filmmakers in this year’s Festival and wanted to get a glimpse of behind the scenes filming from our directors. In the first of this series, we caught up with local filmmaker Marcy Cravat, whose beautiful film ANGEL AZUL will have its San Francisco Premiere at the 4th SF Green […]

Behind the scenes with festival filmmakers: Mark Decena and Kevin White

Here, in the latest in our series of posts that go behind the scenes with the Festival’s film directors, we meet two filmmakers with a passion for the great outdoors. We had a simple question, can you send us a photo of yourself with your favorite piece of film kit. Of course, we received some […]

Save the Date for the 2014 Festival: May 29-June 4

It’s the Green Film Festival’s 4th year, but our first outing at the historic Roxie Theater! Join us to celebrate with a week-long festival of films, live events, filmmakers and special guests. From slow foodies to surfer activists, green designers to garbage artists, health heroes to product pioneers, it’s not just movies: it’s a movement. […]

Announcing the €5,000 Green Film Network Award

This month launches the first annual Green Film Network Award as the transnational award for best environmental documentary of the year. The Green Film Network is an association of the leading environmental film festivals worldwide, including SFGFF, and aims to support the diversity and the strength of documentary work around the globe. Nominated by 11 […]

Festival Sponsorship: join our community

WHY SUPPORT? The Festival program highlights the vital work of our sponsors and partners who share our common concerns about environmental education, sharing stories, and engaging our local communities. Sponsorship packages are uniquely tailored to meet your marketing and philanthropic goals. Packages can include exclusive association with a key element of the Festival, such as […]

2014 Student Video Contest – now accepting entries

Once again, SFGFF is a proud partner of Breathe California’s Clear the Air Film Fest. Student entries are being accepted until February 14. Winning films will be eligible to win up to $1,000 and will be shown in our Future Filmmakers program at the Roxie on May 31. The Clear the Air Film Fest showcases […]

3-D printing the Filmmaker Awards

The 2013 Filmmaker Awards were 3-D printed in the cinema lobby during the Festival by Type A Machines, from green, non-toxic, recyclable and compostable materials. The awards use a zero waste process and are 100% percent locally produced. See the printer in action below and read more about how we designed and made the awards […]