Another chance to see our inspirational 2012 Festival opening night film, THE ISLAND PRESIDENT. Jon Shenk’s beautifully shot documentary follows the globe-trotting journey of Mohamed Nasheed, former president – he was forced to resign on February 7, 2012 – of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world. After becoming the Maldives’ first freely elected [...]
The City Dark is the latest film from Ian Cheney (King Corn, Truck Farm) and will screen on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the 2nd SF Green Film Festival with the director in attendance. Can’t wait until March? Get a sneak peek of this wonderful film at the San Francisco Film Society Cinema on Tuesday, [...]
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 [...]
The 10th San Francisco Documentary Festival returns October 14-27 at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco and Shattuck Cinema in Berkeley. SFGFF will be co-presenting the following films – please join us!: 78 DAYS: A TREE PLANTING DOCUMENTARY Jason Nardella, 62 min, Canada, 2011, World Premiere Roxie: Sun 10/16 245p, Sat 10/22 715p; Shattuck: Mon [...]
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.
Harry Shearer IN PERSON after the 7:00 pm & before the 9:00 pm shows! In 2005, a disaster struck New Orleans. In THE BIG UNEASY, humorist and New Orleans resident Harry Shearer gets the inside story of a disaster that could have been prevented. Shearer speaks to the tireless investigators and experts who poked through [...]
In person: Filmmakers Mark Dixon and Ben Evans. 50 States. 1 Year. Zero Garbage? Called to action by a planet in peril, three friends hit the road – packing hope, and humor, searching for innovators and citizens solving humanity’s greatest environmental crises. Piling on personal challenges as they explore every state in a year (the [...]
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, [...]