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2013 Festival Filmmakers and Guest Speakers

Guests expected at the 2013 Festival. Attendance is never guaranteed. Please check back for further additions. Jon Bowermaster, Director, Dear Governor Cuomo Tim Bradshaw, San Francisco Correspondent, Financial Times (on Cradle-to-Cradle panel) Edward Brown, Director, Unacceptable Levels Susan Cann, Producer, Unacceptable Levels Kevin Connelly, Associate Director, Earth Island Institute (at A River Changes Course and […]

May 22 Festival Preview/Outdoor Screening: Tiny – A Story About Living Small

Can living small go big? Fresh off its premiere at SXSW 2013, TINY, a film about families living in homes smaller than a parking space and one couple’s attempts to build a similarly scaled house for themselves, will feel perfectly sized for a screening in the street-turned-pedestrian plaza atmosphere of Annie Alley. As a sneak […]

June 4: Free Youth Program

Tuesday, June 4 at 12:00 noon Koret Auditorium SF Public Library Main Branch 100 Larkin St., San Francisco (at Civic Center BART) Join us at the 3rd San Francisco Green Film Festival for this special free event! Learn about the threats of plastic pollution to animals and humans and the importance of protecting our oceans, […]

2013 Festival Special Events

OPENING NIGHT PREMIERE: Rebels With A Cause Nancy Kelly, USA, 2012, 74 mins Thursday, May 30 at 7:00pm New People Cinema San Francisco Premiere. In person: Nancy Kelly, Kenji Yamamoto BUY TICKETS >> Rebels With A Cause celebrates the people and passion that saved the coastal wonders that would become the Point Reyes National Seashore […]

2013 Festival Panel Disussions

Unless otherwise noted, panel discussions are included with screening ticket. More information and tickets >> Tiny Houses Wednesday, May 22 with Tiny – A Story About Living Small. What is home? And how do we find it? Join us for this discussion about sustainability, good design, and the changing American Dream. Fracking in California Friday, […]

May 7: Festival Program Launch Party

The 3rd San Francisco Green Film Festival May 30 – June 5, 2013 is just around the corner! Join us at the Ninth Street Independent Film Center to celebrate the official launch of the festival. Be the first to pick up a festival program, see a sneak peek of some of our most inspiring films, […]

Apr 24 – Free Earth Day screening: A FIERCE GREEN FIRE

A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: THE BATTLE FOR A LIVING PLANET is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement – grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. From halting dams in the Grand Canyon to battling 20,000 tons of toxic waste at Love Canal; from Greenpeace saving the whales to […]

Apr 4 – Special Screening: PEOPLE OF A FEATHER

Film screening and conversation with artist Jeffrey Long Featuring groundbreaking footage from seven winters in the Arctic, PEOPLE OF A FEATHER takes the audience through time into the world of Inuit on the Belcher Islands in Hudson Bay. Connecting past, present, and future is a unique cultural relationship with the eider duck. Recreations of traditional […]

Help us Kickstart the 2013 Festival!

***THANK YOU to all who pledged and helped us to reach our goal by March 31!*** We still need your support and there’s still time to be a 2013 Festival Champion! Donate now to the 2013 Festival to take part: San Francisco’s only Green Film Festival needs your help. Join us as a 2013 Festival […]

Feb 27 – SPLIT ESTATE: Free Screening & Discussion on Fracking

This compelling Emmy Award winning documentary shows the dirty side of hydraulic fracturing and natural gas, an energy source the industry touts as a clean alternative to fossil fuels. Imagine discovering that you don’t own the mineral rights under your land, and that an energy company plans to drill for natural gas two hundred feet […]