Once upon a time, there was a documentary called BANANAS!* (SFGFF 2011) about conditions at a Dole-owned banana plantation in Nicaragua. But this is not that movie. This movie is about what happened after Dole decided it was going to squash BANANAS!* –by any means necessary. What follows is a story that’s both incredibly thrilling [...]
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 even spiritual, cost of meat, dairy, and leather production in the Amazon. Since 2003, Patrick Rouxel has dedicated his time [...]
FREE 24hr online screening of UK direct action doc JUST DO IT (Closing Night film of SFGFF 2012) this MONDAY 4/30: occupy.com! http://justdoitfilm.com/watch-just-do-it-for-free-with-occupy-com Pls repost.
TONIGHT! Another chance to see festival closing night film JUST DO IT- the direct action doc from the UK – in an evening of rabble-rousing courtesy of Rising Tide North America. Join us at 8pm at the New Nothing Cinema plus Q&A with director Emily James! Check out the trailer here: http://youtu.be/zavTd31qxho https://www.facebook.com/events/386711421362435/
Join us on May 31 at the Ninth Street Independent Film Center to launch our 2012 community screenings series: FOOD STAMPED Special screening and Q&A with Bay Area filmmakers Shira and Yoav Potash Moderated by Julian Mocine-McQueen, Campaign and Partnerships Manager, Green For All ***ADVANCE ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE NOW ENDED. A LIMITED NUMBER OF [...]
SFGFF is thrilled to be a community partner for the 55th San Francisco International Film Festival, April 19 – May 3. The Festival presents marquee premieres of Jessica Yu’s Last Call at the Oasis, an enthralling, entertaining, and ultimately sobering look at the world’s water crisis, and Micha X. Peled’s Bitter Seeds, about a farmer’s [...]
Join us to celebrate the launch of the 1st San Francisco Green Film Festival, March 3-6, 2011, with a pre-screening and kick-off party on November 30 at the Ninth Street Independent Film Center. Be the first to see a sneak peek of some of our most inspiring films, hear about the great line-up of films [...]
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.
November 30 // 6:00-7:00pm // Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch // Did you know that SFGFF screens films from the festival year-round at the SF Public Library? Our free programs this year include Bag It, Green, Butterflies & Bulldozers, and, this Wednesday, Dive! Living off America’s Waste. Join us to close our [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival presents the San Francisco Premiere screening of PIPE DREAMS by Academy Award® nominated director Leslie Iwerks followed by panel discussion PIPE DREAMS (USA, 2011, 40 min.) Narrated by Daryl Hannah. Directed by Leslie Iwerks. Across the heartland of America, farmers and landowners are fighting to protect their land, their water, [...]