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SFGFF Recommends: WATERMARK + filmmakers

When: April 18, 2014 – April 25, 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[...]

SFGFF co-presents: URANIUM DRIVE-IN

When: October 24, 2013 @ 9:40 PM – 11:30 PM
Where: Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Encina Hall, 616 Serra Street, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

The promise of jobs from a proposed uranium mill has an economically devastated mining community in Colorado hopeful for the first time in decades. When environmentalists step in to stop the mill, pro-mill advocates are[...]

SFGFF at SF Jewish Film Festival: RAFEA SOLAR MAMMA

When: August 5, 2013 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Where: Calfornia Theater, 2113 Kittredge Street, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA

Can an illiterate grandmother from Jordan become a solar engineer? Rafea says, “Yes!” She is a Bedouin woman who lives with her four daughters in one of Jordan’s poorest desert villages on the Iraqi border.[...]

SFGFF at SF Jewish Film Festival: RAFEA SOLAR MAMMA

When: July 26, 2013 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Where: Castro Theatre, 429 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA 94041, USA

Can an illiterate grandmother from Jordan become a solar engineer? Rafea says, “Yes!” She is a Bedouin woman who lives with her four daughters in one of Jordan’s poorest desert villages on the Iraqi border.[...]

SFGFF at J-Pop Festival: HOW TO BUILD A MOBILE HOUSE + architect Kyohei Sakaguchi

When: July 27, 2013 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: New People Cinema, 1746 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA

2012 / 98 min / with English Subtitles Directed by Takayoshi Honda Starring: Kyohei Sakaguchi US Premiere With appearance of the featured “Zero Yen” architect Kyohei Sakaguchi himself, the documentary film How to Build a[...]

SFGFF co-presents at CAAMFest: THE LAND OF HOPE

When: March 22, 2013 @ 12:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Where: Pacific Film Archive Theater, 2626 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA

Join us at this year’s stellar CAAMFest (March 14 – 24) for the SF Premiere of THE LAND OF HOPE. An earthquake and nuclear crisis forces two Japanese families to decide what is worth sacrificing[...]

SFGFF co-presents at CAAMFest: THE LAND OF HOPE

When: March 17, 2013 @ 2:40 AM – 4:30 AM
Where: Sundance Kabuki Cinemas , 1881 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA

Join us at this year’s stellar CAAMFest (March 14 – 24) for the SF Premiere of THE LAND OF HOPE. An earthquake and nuclear crisis forces two Japanese families to decide what is worth sacrificing[...]

SFGFF presents: PEOPLE OF A FEATHER

When: April 5, 2013 @ 12:00 AM – 2:00 AM
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[...]

Free Screening: SPLIT ESTATE

When: February 27, 2013 @ 11:45 PM – 1:30 AM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

SPLIT ESTATE This compelling Emmy Award winning documentary shows the dirty side of hydraulic fracturing and natural gas, an energy source the industry touts as a clean alternative to fossil fuels. Imagine discovering that you[...]

SFGFF co-presents: SOLAR MAMAS

When: November 13, 2012 @ 11:30 PM – 2:00 AM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

Celebrate the last ITVS Community Cinema screening of the year with a free screening of SOLAR MAMAS, an inspiring film about women in the most challenging of circumstances upturning the status quo and using education[...]

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