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SFGFF co-presents: THE CHALLENGE OF VENICE

When: November 17, 2012 @ 2:45 PM – 4:45 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 [...]

SFGFF recommends: CHASING ICE

When: November 23, 2012 – December 13, 2012 (all-day)

CHASING ICE is the story of acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of his first trip to Iceland, Balog conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey. Follow Balog as he begins deploying revolutionary time-lapse cameras [...]

SFGFF & 3rd-i co-present: THE ISLAND PRESIDENT

When: September 19, 2012 @ 7:15 PM – 9:15 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA

Another chance to see our 2012 Opening Night Film at the SF International South Asian Film Festival, Sept 19-23, 2012. This year’s festival brings over 20 films from 9 different countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Canada, South Africa, UK and USA. THE ISLAND PRESIDENT Jon Shenk, USA/Maldives, 2012, 101 mins Information [...]

SFGFF & SFPL co-present: MINDS IN THE WATER

When: August 8, 2012 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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 campaign – a 660km sailing expedition along Australia’s Gold Coast – provides the backdrop for this evolution. His quest to [...]

Free Screening: JUST DO IT + Q&A with director Emily James

When: April 25, 2012 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: New Nothing Cinema, 16 Sherman St, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

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/

SFGFF co-presents: ONE DAY ON EARTH

When: April 22, 2012 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

SFGFF co-presents: ONE DAY ON EARTH Global Screening Event with filmmaker Q&A Sunday, April 22 at 4:00 PM Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, SF Buy Tickets >> Be a part of cinema history this Earth Day and join countries around the world in the global screening of One Day on Earth, the first film made [...]

In Cinemas: THE ISLAND PRESIDENT

When: April 13, 2012 – April 19, 2012 (all-day)

See The Island President on the big screen! The film continues this weekend and thru next week at the Landmark Theatres Lumiere Cinema in San Francisco, the Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, and the Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael. The Island President tells the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man [...]

55th SF International Film Festival

When: April 19, 2012 – May 3, 2012 (all-day)
Where: Various locations

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 [...]

Earth Day SF

When: April 22, 2012 @ 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Where: Civic Center Plaza, Opera Plaza, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

Be a part of San Francisco’s largest Earth Day celebration. www.earthdaysf.org

Free screening: REVENGE OF THE ELECTRIC CAR

When: March 20, 2012 @ 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St,San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

Post-screening discussion will follow with: ~ Robert Hayden, Manager of Transportation Programs and San Francisco EV Initiative, SF Environment ~ Andrea Kissack, Sr. Science Editor, KQED ~ Kavi Reddy, Youth Advisory Board Member, Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) ~ moderated by Owen Thomas, Founding Editor of the Daily Dot. A Bay Area Community Cinema event, [...]

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