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SFGFF & SFPL co-present: MINDS IN THE WATER

When: August 8, 2012 @ 11:00 PM – 1:00 AM
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[...]

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

When: April 26, 2012 @ 1:00 AM – 3:00 AM
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[...]

SFGFF co-presents: ONE DAY ON EARTH

When: April 22, 2012 @ 9:00 PM – 11:00 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[...]

SFGFF presents: FOOD STAMPED with filmmaker Q&A

When: June 1, 2012 @ 12:00 AM – 2:30 AM
Where: Ninth Street Independent Film Center, 145 9th St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

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[...]

55th SF International Film Festival

When: April 19, 2012 – May 4, 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[...]

Free screening: REVENGE OF THE ELECTRIC CAR

When: March 20, 2012 @ 10:45 PM – 12:00 AM
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[...]

Free screening: WHO BOMBED JUDI BARI?

When: March 27, 2012 @ 12:30 AM – 2:00 AM
Where: Occupy Oakland

Occupy Oakland free outdoor screening Oscar Grant Plaza, 14th & Broadway, Oakland Rain venue: The Hold Out, 2313 San Pablo (23rd Street), Oakland Another chance to see this festival favorite about the 1990 Oakland car[...]

THE ISLAND PRESIDENT exclusive screening and in-depth Q&A with filmmakers

When: March 21, 2012 @ 12:00 AM – 3:00 AM
Where: SF Film Society Cinema, 1746 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA

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[...]

Pre-Screening and Kick-Off Party for the 1st San Francisco Green Film Festival

When: November 30, 2010 @ 11:00 PM – 3:00 AM
Where: Ninth Street Independent Film Center, 145 9th St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

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[...]

1st San Francisco Green Film Festival

When: March 2, 2011 – March 5, 2011 all-day
Where: Landmark Theatres Embarcadero Center Cinema, Battery St, San Francisco, CA, USA