// latest updates

SFGFF presents: PELICAN DREAMS with Judy Irving

When: September 12, 2012 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
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. Judy directed THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL but her love for Brown Pelicans goes even further back: “Because pelicans [...]

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 [...]

SFGFF and WildAid co-present: THE WHALE

When: September 22, 2011 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
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 when Luna, a baby Orca, gets separated from his family and unexpectedly starts making contact with people, leading to an [...]

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

When: September 28, 2011 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 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 of BUTTERFLIES & BULLDOZERS and a Q&A with the filmmakers Ann & Steve Dunsky following the film. San Bruno Mountain [...]

Newsletter Sign-Up