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4th SF Green Film Festival

When: May 29, 2014 – June 4, 2014 (all-day)
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

It’s the Green Film Festival’s 4th year, but our first outing at the historic Roxie Theater! Join us to celebrate with a week-long festival of films, live events, filmmakers and special guests. From slow foodies to surfer activists, green designers to garbage artists, health heroes to product pioneers, it’s not just movies: it’s a movement. [...]

2014 Festival Youth Program: Future Filmmakers Going Green

When: May 31, 2014 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

Saturday, May 31, 2014 Roxie Theater 3117 16th Street, San Francisco, CA Join us at the 4th San Francisco Green Film Festival for a showcase of short films made by local youth that will inspire audiences to live eco-sensitive lives. This year, the Festival partners with Roxie’s Future Filmmakers program to give local high school [...]

SFGFF Earth Day Free Screening & Discussion: WATERSHED

When: April 22, 2014 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

This Earth Day, join SF Green Film Festival and SF Public Library for a special screening of WATERSHED: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West. Free admission. Screening followed by discussion with Jill Tidman, Executive Director, The Redford Center. The Colorado River defines the landscape of the American West. The water it provides [...]

SFGFF co-presents: MORE THAN HONEY

When: January 20, 2014 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Goethe-Institut, 530 Bush Street, San Francisco,CA 94108, USA

SFGFF is co-presenting More Than Honey at this year’s Berlin & Beyond Film Festival. Winner of the Best Feature Award at the 2013 SFGFF, you can see this visually dazzling film once again on the big screen at the Goethe-Institut on January 20. In the past five years, billions of honeybees have simply vanished for [...]

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 [...]

Halloween Social & Screening: BAT CITY, USA

When: October 28, 2013 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Where: Ninth Street Independent Film Center, 145 9th Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

Hang out with a live Bat at our Halloween event this Monday! This just in! You can now get up close and personal with live bats at this Monday’s social mixer and screening, courtesy of our friends at NorCal Bats. BUY TICKETS NOW >> Event highlights include: ~ Live bat encounters in the lobby with [...]

SFGFF co-presents: STANDING ON SACRED GROUND – Episodes 3&4

When: October 17, 2013 @ 7:10 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

Indigenous communities around the world and in the U.S. resist threats to their sacred places—the original protected lands—in a growing movement to defend human rights and restore the environment. In this four-part documentary series, native people share ecological wisdom and spiritual reverence while battling a utilitarian view of land in the form of government megaprojects, [...]

SFGFF co-presents: STANDING ON SACRED GROUND – Episodes 1&2

When: October 16, 2013 @ 7:10 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

Indigenous communities around the world and in the U.S. resist threats to their sacred places—the original protected lands—in a growing movement to defend human rights and restore the environment. In this four-part documentary series, native people share ecological wisdom and spiritual reverence while battling a utilitarian view of land in the form of government megaprojects, [...]

SFGFF at SF Jewish Film Festival: HONORABLE AMBASSADOR

When: August 12, 2013 @ 4:45 PM – 6:45 PM
Where: Piedmont Theater, 4186 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland,CA 94611, 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 [...]

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 [...]

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