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SFGFF co-presents: BITTER SEEDS

When: October 24, 2013 @ 7:50 PM – 9:45 PM
Where: Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Encina Hall, 616 Serra Street, Stanford University,Stanford,CA 94305, USA

As industrial agriculture spreads around the world, many small-scale farmers are losing their land. Nowhere is the situation more desperate than in India, where every 30 minutes one farmer, deep in debt and unable to provide for his family, commits suicide. It’s an epidemic, which has claimed over a quarter million lives. BITTER SEEDS raises [...]

SFGFF co-presents: URANIUM DRIVE-IN

When: October 24, 2013 @ 4:40 PM – 6:30 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 enraged. A debate ensues, pitting jobs against health and the environment. The question remains: is uranium worth it? Suzan Beraza, [...]

SFGFF co-presents: DAUGHTERS OF THE NIGER DELTA

When: October 23, 2013 @ 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Where: Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building, 435 Lasuen Mall, Stanford University,Stanford,CA 94305, USA

Daughters of the Niger Delta is an intimate film portrait of three everyday heroines who manage to make ends meet against all odds. As their personal stories unfold, we come to see that the widely ignored environmental pollution in their backyard is not the only human rights violation affecting their lives. It highlights the strength [...]

SFGFF at SF Jewish Film Festival: HONORABLE AMBASSADOR

When: August 7, 2013 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Where: Cinearts at Palo Alto Square, 3000 El Camino Real, Palo Alto Square,Palo Alto,CA 94306, USA

Mickey Arbel, Israel’s magnetic ambassador to Cameroon, has worked tirelessly to fulfill his mission to bring Israel’s leading drip irrigation system to the rural villages of the impoverished West African nation. But something is not right: The farmers are not adopting the new technology, despite the fact that it would greatly improve their crops and [...]

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 [...]

The Global Water Crisis: A Symposium

When: November 5, 2011 @ 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Where: Stonebrook Court , Los Altos Hills, CA, USA

The Social Change Film Festival & Institute (SCFFI) presents The Global Water Crisis: Symposium & Fundraiser, in partnership with the World Bank, Woodside Capital Partners, the San Francisco Green Film Festival and Blue Planet Network. Date: November 5, 2011 Where: Stonebrook Court, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022 Water Symposium: 12:30-6:30 p.m. SCFFI Fundraiser & Party: [...]

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