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Fall 2014 Internships & Volunteer Positions Now Open

Do you have the creative powers and attention to detail to turn a Halloween event into a fun and meaningful environmental film screening for our audience? Are you interested in connecting with the leading environmental companies in the Bay Area? Yes? Then apply for one of our Fall internships. The Festival simply wouldn’t happen if […]

March with us on September 21!

Help us make history on September 21. In a few weeks time, the People’s Climate March – the largest climate march in history – will take place in New York City. We invite you to show your support and join us here, at the NorCal People’s Climate Rally happening in Oakland on the same day. […]

2015 Ninth Street Filmmaker Residencies announced

Thank you to all who applied for to the Ninth Street Independent Film Center’s Media Arts Incubator Program, a 12-month filmmaker residency funded by the San Francisco Film Commission. We are particularly thrilled to welcome Bay Area filmmakers Sasha Friedlander and Cynthia Wade on to the program and look forward to supporting their film Mudflow […]

Aug 27 Free Screening: MONDO BANANA

Join us for a FREE screening of MONDO BANANA, an audience favorite from this year’s festival, and journey to the world of bananas! Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 6:00 PM Koret Auditorium SF Public Library – Main Branch 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (near Civic Center BART) FREE Admission. Deep in the forests […]

SFGFF 2014: It’s a Wrap!

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 […]

Spotlight on Opening Night: A day in the life of an otter keeper

We are excited to launch the festival at the Aquarium of the Bay on May 29, with a Reception and Premiere of DamNation. We took this opportunity to ask one of the otter handlers to take us behind the scenes to find out more about these adorable creatures. Animal Care Biologist Bryan Tom’s primary responsibility is the daily […]