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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 Architecture and the City Festival: Free Screening REBELS WITH A CAUSE

When: September 4, 2013 @ 10:30 PM – 12:30 AM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

Rebels Trailer-Opens May 31+June 7 from Nancy Kelly on Vimeo. September 4 at 5:30 pm Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, Ca 94103 Free Admission. Another opportunity to[...]

Free Screening: SCARRED LANDS & WOUNDED LIVES: The Environmental Footprint of War + filmmakers

When: July 9, 2013 @ 11:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

Join Global Exchange and Specialty Studios for a screening of SCARRED LANDS AND WOUNDED LIVES The Environmental Footprint of War Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives is a compelling documentary exploring the under-reported environmental impacts of[...]

Free Earth Day screening: A FIERCE GREEN FIRE

When: April 24, 2013 @ 10:15 PM – 12:45 AM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: THE BATTLE FOR A LIVING PLANET is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement – grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. From halting dams[...]

Free Earth Day Screening: THE ISLAND PRESIDENT

When: April 23, 2013 @ 10:45 PM – 12:30 AM
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[...]

SFGFF & 3rd-i co-present: VALLEY OF SAINTS

When: September 23, 2012 @ 11:30 PM – 1:30 AM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA

Join SFGFF for the closing night of the SF International South Asian Film Festival, Sept 19-23, 2012. This year’s festival brings over 20 films from 9 different countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the[...]

SFGFF & 3rd-i co-present: THE ISLAND PRESIDENT

When: September 20, 2012 @ 12:15 AM – 2:15 AM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA

Another chance to see our 2012 Opening Night Film at the SF International South Asian Film Festival, Sept 19-23, 2012. This year’s festival brings over 20 films from 9 different countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh,[...]

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[...]

In Cinemas: THE ISLAND PRESIDENT

When: April 13, 2012 – April 20, 2012 all-day

See The Island President on the big screen! The film continues this weekend and thru next week at the Landmark Theatres Lumiere Cinema in San Francisco, the Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, and the Smith Rafael[...]

THE ISLAND PRESIDENT at the Landmark Embarcadero

When: March 30, 2012 – April 13, 2012 all-day
Where: Landmark Theatres Embarcadero Center Cinema, San Francisco, CA 94111, 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[...]