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SFGFF recommends: Food+Farm Film Fest

When: April 3, 2014 – April 7, 2014 all-day
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

The 2nd Food+Farm Film Fest takes place April 3-6, 2014, at the Roxie in San Francisco, in partnership with Bi-Rite Market. Festival proceeds support 18 Reasons, a San Francisco-based non-profit that offers hands-on food experiences[...]

SFGFF co-presents: MORE THAN HONEY

When: January 21, 2014 @ 12:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Where: Goethe-Institut, 530 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA

SFGFF is co-presenting More Than Honey at this year’s Berlin & Beyond Film Festival. Winner of the Best Feature Award at the 2013 SFGFF, you can see this visually dazzling film once again on the[...]

Halloween Social & Screening: BAT CITY, USA

When: October 28, 2013 @ 11:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Where: Ninth Street Independent Film Center, 145 9th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

Hang out with a live Bat at our Halloween event this Monday! This just in! You can now get up close and personal with live bats at this Monday’s social mixer and screening, courtesy of[...]

SFGFF presents: PEOPLE OF A FEATHER

When: April 5, 2013 @ 12:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Where: Goldman Theater, David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA

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[...]

SFGFF & SFPL co-present: ALMA

When: October 25, 2012 @ 11:00 PM – 12:30 AM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

ALMA Patrick Rouxel France, 2011, 65 mins. Join us for this free screening of the ‘Director’s Choice’ from the 2012 SF Green Film Festival. Beautifully shot, alternately joyful and horrifying, Alma captures the ecological, and[...]

SFGFF presents: PELICAN DREAMS with Judy Irving

When: September 12, 2012 @ 11:30 PM – 2:00 AM
Where: Ninth Street Independent Film Center, 145 9th St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

Join us on Wednesday, September 12, with award-winning, Bay Area documentary filmmaker Judy Irving who will show excerpts from her work-in-progress film PELICAN DREAMS about the most enigmatic of our local birds, the Brown Pelican.[...]

SFGFF & SFPL co-present: MINDS IN THE WATER

When: August 8, 2012 @ 11:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

MINDS IN THE WATER Justin Krumb, USA, 2011, 90 min. 5 years in the making, this beautiful documentary chronicles professional surfer Dave “Rasta” Rastovich’s path to protect dolphins, whales and their ocean environment. Rasta’s latest[...]

SFGFF & SF Public Library co-present: GREEN by Patrick Rouxel

When: June 29, 2011 @ 11:15 PM – 1:00 AM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

Here’s your opportunity to see 2011 festival film GREEN by Patrick Rouxel one more time. This multi-award winning film explores the devastating impacts of logging and the palm oil industry on Orang-utan habitat in Indonesia.

SFGFF and WildAid co-present: THE WHALE

When: September 23, 2011 @ 12:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Where: Delancey Street Theater, 600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA

“Funny and moving and unforgettable” ~ Ric O’Barry “Charming…a gorgeous and provocative film” ~ The Seattle Times Set on the rugged coast of Vancouver Island and narrated by Ryan Reynolds, THE WHALE describes what happens[...]

SFGFF & San Francisco Public Library co-present: BUTTERFLIES & BULLDOZERS

When: September 28, 2011 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

Can People and Endangered Species Live Together? SFGFF and the San Francisco Public Library present a film that deals with the dilemma of economic growth versus species preservation. Join us for a FREE lunchtime screening[...]