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SFGFF Recommends: WATERMARK + filmmakers

When: April 18, 2014 – April 24, 2014 (all-day)
Where: Landmark’s Opera Plaza Cinema, 601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco,CA 94107, USA

Stunning new documentary WATERMARK opens April 18, 2014 at Landmark’s Opera Plaza Cinema in San Francisco, and Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley. MEET THE FILMMAKERS IN PERSON: Join Edward Burtynsky in person with SF Green Film Festival’s Executive Director Rachel Caplan for Q&As at Opera Plaza on opening night, Friday, April 18. Jennifer Baichwal will [...]

SFGFF Earth Day Free Screening & Discussion: WATERSHED

When: April 22, 2014 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

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. Free admission. Screening followed by discussion with Jill Tidman, Executive Director, The Redford Center. The Colorado River defines the landscape of the American West. The water it provides [...]

SFGFF co-presents: STANDING ON SACRED GROUND – Episodes 3&4

When: October 17, 2013 @ 7:10 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

Indigenous communities around the world and in the U.S. resist threats to their sacred places—the original protected lands—in a growing movement to defend human rights and restore the environment. In this four-part documentary series, native people share ecological wisdom and spiritual reverence while battling a utilitarian view of land in the form of government megaprojects, [...]

SFGFF co-presents: STANDING ON SACRED GROUND – Episodes 1&2

When: October 16, 2013 @ 7:10 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

Indigenous communities around the world and in the U.S. resist threats to their sacred places—the original protected lands—in a growing movement to defend human rights and restore the environment. In this four-part documentary series, native people share ecological wisdom and spiritual reverence while battling a utilitarian view of land in the form of government megaprojects, [...]

Earth Day SF

When: April 20, 2013 @ 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Where: Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

Join us and celebrate Earth Day 2013 in the heart of San Francisco, the “Greenest City in North America” This unique celebration packs a powerful day of green sustainability discussions, activism, workshops and solutions into one full day of fun and excitement for the whole family. Designed to support the Bay Area Community and beyond, [...]

Free Earth Day screening: A FIERCE GREEN FIRE

When: April 24, 2013 @ 5:15 PM – 7:45 PM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

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 [...]

Free Earth Day Screening: THE ISLAND PRESIDENT

When: April 23, 2013 @ 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

Bay Area filmmaker Jon Shenk spends a year with President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives as he confronts a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced – the literal survival of his country and everyone in it, due to the devastating impacts of climate change. Witness the first chapter of his global [...]

SFGFF presents: PEOPLE OF A FEATHER

When: April 4, 2013 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
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 in Hudson Bay. Connecting past, present, and future is a unique cultural relationship with the eider duck. Recreations of traditional [...]

SFGFF Special Screening & Mixer: CHASING ICE

When: February 14, 2013 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Where: Ninth Street Independent Film Center, 145 9th Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

*** SOLD OUT *** GIVE SOME LOVE TO THE PLANET! Treat yourself and the planet to an extraordinary Valentine’s Day event! Join us for an evening of film and friends with a special screening of the multi-award winning (and Oscar nominated) CHASING ICE. Be the first to hear exciting announcements about the upcoming festival in [...]

SFGFF co-presents: THE CHALLENGE OF VENICE

When: November 18, 2012 @ 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

The three Italian gems brought to DocFest by guest curator Mariana Melani are: THE CHALLENGE OF VENICE that reveals plans to save the world’s most glamorous, magical, sinking city; VINYLMANIA about Italy’s love of old-school record albums; and ONE DAY’S REMINDER, an experimental collage of images of a little town after all of its tourists [...]

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