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Free Earth Day Screening: THE ISLAND PRESIDENT

When: April 23, 2013 @ 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

Bay Area filmmaker Jon Shenk spends a year with President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives as he confronts a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced – the literal survival of his country and everyone in it, due to the devastating impacts of climate change. Witness the first chapter of his global [...]

Free Screening SOUL FOOD JUNKIES

When: January 15, 2013 @ 5:45 PM – 6:00 PM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

Join us for the first ITVS Community Cinema screening of 2013 with a free screening of SOUL FOOD JUNKIES. Filmmaker Byron Hurt explores the upsides and downsides of soul food, a quintessential American cuisine. SOUL FOOD JUNKIES explores the history and social significance of soul food to black cultural identity and its effect on African [...]

Free Screening: SPLIT ESTATE

When: February 27, 2013 @ 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
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 don’t own the mineral rights under your land, and that an energy company plans to drill for natural gas two [...]

Socially Green Meetup: Art, Culture & Lifestyle w/ GreenStreetSF & SF Green Film Fest

When: January 10, 2013 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Where: Ninth Street Independent Film Center, 145 9th Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

Meet other green startups and eco entrepreneurs, media, and local green business owners SOCIALLY GREEN is the Meetup group of GreenStreetSF.org. GreenStreetSF.org is a professional networking group for anyone from ecologically-minded consumers to green entrepreneurs and startups who want to connect with other professionals and innovators in the burgeoning green industry landscape. Our mission is [...]

SFGFF co-presents: SOLAR MAMAS

When: November 13, 2012 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
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 to transform their lives and communities. Join us after the screening for a free Wine Reception hosted by SF Environment [...]

2nd Bay Area Science Festival

When: October 25, 2012 – November 5, 2012 (all-day)

What do you get when you mix hundreds of astronomers and scientists together with zombies, barbots, and chefs? An experiment in fun, that’s what! As the second annual Bay Area Science Festival returns October 25 – November 3, people of all ages can connect with their inner scientist with more than 50 events showcasing the [...]

SFGFF & SFPL co-present: ALMA

When: October 25, 2012 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin St, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

ALMA Patrick Rouxel France, 2011, 65 mins. Join us for this free screening of the ‘Director’s Choice’ from the 2012 SF Green Film Festival. Beautifully shot, alternately joyful and horrifying, Alma captures the ecological, and even spiritual, cost of meat, dairy, and leather production in the Amazon. Since 2003, Patrick Rouxel has dedicated his time [...]

SFGFF presents: CAFETERIA MAN with Chef Tony Geraci

When: September 22, 2012 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School Auditorium, 1781 Rose St, Berkeley,CA 94703, USA

Bad school food meets its match! Join the SF Green Film Festival, MLK Jr. Middle School, and the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley for a special screening of the award-winning documentary “Cafeteria Man” with chef Tony Geraci. Learn first-hand from star Tony Geraci about the success of “Cafeteria Man” and what’s possible. Tony was recently named as [...]

Free screening: BAG IT

When: August 23, 2012 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin St, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

There’s another opportunity to view Festival 2011 Opening Night film BAG IT at the San Francisco Public Library on Thursday, August 23. This film will change your life! Americans use 60,000 plastic bags every five minutes, disposable bags that they throw away without much thought. But where is “away”? Where do the bags and other [...]

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 [...]

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